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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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Committees: Corporations and Financial Services Committee; Membership (24 Mar 2021)

“By leave—I move: That Mr Gorman be discharged from the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services and that, in his place, Mr Hill be appointed a member of the committee. Question agreed to.”

Constituency Statements: Petrie Electorate: Jobseeker Boot Camps (24 Mar 2021)

“According to psychology professor David Blustein, studies show that when people lose their jobs there is an increase in mental health problems, and, when they're re-employed, those problems decrease. It's actually the same with homelessness—the same study shows the same thing. If a person is unemployed for a period of six months, they feel the same level of grief as they would because...”

Constituency Statements: Mental Health (22 Mar 2021)

“Last week I had an interesting and enlightening conversation with a woman in my electorate Dr Kate Witteveen, who in the depths of despair in an emotional breakdown, threw in her long-term career as an academic, took herself off for some self-healing and wrote this book: How Being Good Can Be Bad For You. It's a catchy title and a great read. It's about how striving for perfection and high...”

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  • Has spoken in 64 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") 310 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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