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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Isaacs
  • Shadow Special Minister of State (House) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for Constitutional Reform (since 2 Jun 2019)
    Shadow Attorney General (since 18 Oct 2013)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Mark Dreyfus voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted moderately against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for 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 a mixture of for and against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Has never voted on extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Committees: Intelligence and Security Joint Committee; Report (25 Feb 2021)

“I'm pleased to table the report of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security in respect of the declared area provisions. Report made a parliamentary paper in accordance with standing order 39(e). by leave—Section 119.2 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 makes it an offence to enter or remain in an area in a foreign country that has been declared by the Minister for...”

Bills: Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2019; Consideration of Senate Message (18 Feb 2021)

“A particularly shameful aspect of the passage of this bill through the Senate last night is that the government has not acted as the government of Australia. It has not acted nationally. It's done some kind of deal for one state to get an additional number of judges and registrars. The delays in the Family Court and the Federal Circuit Court are national. The massive work overload being...”

Bills: Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2019; Consideration of Senate Message (18 Feb 2021)

“On 24 June 1999 former Liberal Attorney-General Daryl Williams QC stood up in this place and introduced a bill to establish the Federal Magistrates Court, which is now known as the Federal Circuit Court. That name change, in fact, occurred when I was the Attorney-General in 2013, at the same time as a change that our government then decided on, which was that from that time, in April 2013,...”

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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — 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") 616 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)