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  • Liberal Party Representative for Petrie
  • Assistant Minister for Youth and Employment Services (since 22 Dec 2020)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Luke Howarth voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Has never voted on unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Has never voted on more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Bills: Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response) Bill 2020; Consideration of Senate Message (10 Dec 2020)

“I move: That the amendment be agreed to. Question agreed to.”

Constituency Statements: Petrie Electorate (10 Dec 2020)

“I really want to wish the people of Petrie a merry Christmas. As you would know, Queenslanders from the Sunshine State are a happy bunch. I think it's all the vitamin D we get up there! But we're blessed in the Petrie electorate with a wonderful outdoors climate, and we love to take advantage of that. Suburbs like Clontarf, Margate, Woody Point, Redcliffe, Scarborough, Newport and Deception...”

Matters of Public Importance: Superannuation (8 Dec 2020)

“It just shows the ignorance of those opposite, given that this government has also allowed more family members to go into a self-managed fund. I had a self-managed fund before I came into this place. I had to fight those opposite tooth and nail to be able to actually put my super into that. Mr Stephen Jones interjecting— The member for Whitlam laughs. I've got an 18-year-old son. My...”

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  • Has spoken in 51 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Representative's speeches — 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") 300 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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