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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Maria Vamvakinou voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted a mixture of for and against same-sex marriage equality. votes
  • Voted consistently for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted almost always for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted consistently against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted generally for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted consistently for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted consistently against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted consistently against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing or removing the Government debt limit. votes
  • Voted almost always for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted generally against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted consistently against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted consistently for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted almost always for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted consistently for stem cell research. votes
  • Voted consistently for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted almost always for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted consistently for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted consistently for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted consistently against live animal export. votes
  • Voted consistently for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted almost always against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted consistently against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted consistently against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted consistently for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing access under Freedom of Information law. votes
  • Voted consistently for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted consistently against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
  • Voted consistently against tighter means testing of family payments . votes
  • Voted consistently against deregulating undergraduate university fees. votes
  • Voted consistently for removing children from immigration detention. votes
  • Voted consistently against compensating victims of overseas terrorism since the September 11 attack. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing indexation of HECS-HELP debts. votes
  • Voted consistently against charging postgraduate research students fees. votes
  • Voted consistently for treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted almost always for increasing transparency of big business by making information public. votes
  • Voted consistently for letting environmental groups challenge the legality of certain government decisions. votes
  • Voted consistently for restricting donations to political parties. votes
  • Voted consistently for creating a federal Anti-Corruption Commission. votes
  • Voted consistently against Senate electoral reform. votes
  • Voted consistently for a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Voted almost always for stopping tax avoidance or aggressive tax minimisation. votes
  • Voted consistently for ending illegal logging. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing parliamentary entitlements for current MPs and Senators. votes
  • Voted consistently against a plebiscite on the carbon pricing mechanism. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for legal aid. votes
  • Voted consistently against putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted generally against speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally for suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally for letting all MPs or Senators speak in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing housing affordability. votes
  • Voted consistently for ending immigration detention on Nauru. votes
  • Voted consistently for ending immigration detention on Manus Island. votes
  • Voted consistently against strengthening gun control laws. votes
  • Voted generally for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). votes
  • Voted consistently against a same-sex marriage plebiscite. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the initial tax rate for working holiday makers to 19%. votes
  • Voted almost always against an Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC). votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing scrutiny of unions. votes
  • Voted consistently against stopping people who arrive by boat from ever coming to Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently for doctor-initiated medical transfers for asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted consistently against getting rid of Sunday and public holiday penalty rates. votes
  • Voted almost always against reducing the corporate tax rate. votes
  • Voted consistently against the Coalition's new schools funding policy ("Gonski 2.0"). votes
  • Voted consistently for requiring every native title claimant to sign land use agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently for a Royal Commission into Violence and Abuse against People with Disability. votes
  • Voted consistently against drug testing welfare recipients. votes
  • Voted consistently against a citizenship test. votes
  • Voted consistently against privatising government services. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the Medicare Levy to pay for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. votes
  • Voted almost always against government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Voted consistently against turning back asylum boats when possible. votes
  • Voted consistently against civil celebrants having the right to refuse to marry same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted consistently against expanding Medicare-funded dental care. votes
  • Voted generally against greater control over items brought into immigration detention centres. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing eligibility requirements for Australian citizenship. votes
  • Voted consistently against making more water from Murray-Darling Basin available to use. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing penalties for breach of data. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing political transparency. votes
  • Voted almost always against a combined Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against political interference in research funding. votes
  • Has never voted on protecting Australian sovereignty in trade agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing government support for the dairy industry. votes
  • Has never voted on community right to say no to nuclear waste disposal sites. votes
  • Voted consistently for Temporary Exclusion Orders. votes
  • Voted consistently for making the cashless debit card program voluntary. votes
  • Voted almost always for increasing funding for vocational education. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing access to the JobKeeper Payment. votes
  • Has never voted on assisting the Arts sector through the coronavirus pandemic. votes
  • Has never voted on parliament continuing to meet during the COVID-19 pandemic. votes
  • Has never voted on banning mobiles and other devices in immigration detention. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing state and territory environmental approval powers. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the cost of humanities degrees. votes
  • Has never voted on extending Jobkeeper Payment. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing support for the Australian film and TV industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for building dedicated quarantine facilities (COVID-19). votes
  • Voted consistently for treating the COVID vaccine rollout as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing workplace protections for women. votes
  • Voted consistently against putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on an ongoing basis. votes

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Constituency Statements: SafeGround (23 Nov 2021)

“Some time ago I had the opportunity to meet with SafeGround, who are an Australian NGO that work to minimise the impact of weapons of war. They came here to parliament, which is when I spoke with them, to discuss with us the issue of lethal autonomous weapon systems in the lead-up to the global diplomatic discussions that will reach a critical juncture next month at the United Nations in...”

Statements by Members: Covid-19: Vaccination (22 Nov 2021)

“Congratulations to my local community on the amazing achievement of reaching an almost complete vaccination rate of over 95 per cent. I'm proud of our success, and today is a tribute to the local grassroots effort against what was an incredibly high rate of infection. My office worked closely with local communities throughout this time to establish vaccination hubs in familiar local settings....”

Motions: International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (22 Nov 2021)

“I rise today to speak in recognition of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. I want to thank the member for Fowler for bringing this motion to the House and for his important advocacy on this issue, as well as for his longstanding advocacy on all other human rights issues. This day of solidarity with the Palestinian people is important. It not only affirms the...”

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 19–20 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") 423 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)