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- Liberal Party Representative for Petrie
- Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services (since 29 May 2019)
- Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
- Email me whenever Luke Howarth speaks (no more than once per day)
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
- Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted very strongly 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 very 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 for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Matters of Public Importance: Indigenous Affairs (4 Jul 2019)
“I thank the shadow minister for this MPI into the importance of improving services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. It's a very important issue, which I think all members of this place do, rightly, care about. I agree with the shadow minister when she said before that it's important to get across the positive stories as well. She mentioned NAIDOC Week and some of the...”
- Statements by Members: Petrie Electorate: Mental Health (4 Apr 2019)
“I want to talk about mental health. I rise to thank the locals and organisations in my electorate who selflessly support some of the most vulnerable people in our community. Last week I caught up with the Way Back Support Service in Redcliffe, based at Encircle, who do an incredible job locally through their suicide prevention program. I was able to secure $1.2 million for the organisation,...”
- Condolences: Christchurch: Attacks (3 Apr 2019)
“I rise to speak on this motion moved by the Prime Minister in relation to the Christchurch attack. I, too, want to condemn what happened and condemn the actions of that individual who cut short the lives of 50 innocent people. Murder is wrong. Murder is completely wrong and we should call it out. It doesn't matter your faith; we know that murder is the wrong thing to do in all faiths. It...”
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- Has spoken in 67 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 2 comments on this Representative's speeches — above average amongst Representatives.
- This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 12 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Luke Howarth speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 259 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)