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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Lisa Chesters voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Matters of Public Importance: Agriculture Industry (25 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] There's a lot in this MPI on the government's failure to adequately support the needs of the agricultural sector that I could talk about. We could spend days, if not weeks, talking about this government's failures. The previous speaker had a shopping list of things that they claim are good outcomes for the sector. Many of these programs are riddled with failures. I can't...”

Adjournment: COVID-19: Vaccination (24 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] My apologies for my croaky voice; I am recovering from a cold. But do not fear; I've been tested, as is the practice these days. If you've got flu-like symptoms, get tested. On the day that I was tested in Victoria, last Wednesday, there were almost 50,000 people in Victoria who did the same thing: they got tested, making sure that they did not have COVID, making sure that...”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (2021 Measures No. 2) Bill 2021; Second Reading (11 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] Thank you for the opportunity to participate in this debate virtually. I am keen to say a few words on the record, particularly in relation to charities and the role that they have played during COVID-19. The issues raised in the Treasury Laws Amendment (2021 Measures No. 2) Bill 2021 are raised with me frequently, and I will talk about how the two relate. I will also speak to...”

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  • Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 499 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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