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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Isaacs
  • Shadow Minister for National Security (since 6 Dec 2017)
    Deputy Manager of Opposition Business (House) (since 18 Oct 2013)
    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 against 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 against 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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Bills: Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018; Consideration in Detail (6 Dec 2018)

“He seems to think—he's interjecting now—that meeting with Apple is a sufficient form of consultation. The reality of this is that the member for Hume and the government didn't meet with the thousands of Australian small- to medium-sized businesses who are going to be affected by this bill. They should be ashamed of themselves for that alone. Committee recommendation 17 makes it...”

Bills: Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018; Consideration in Detail (6 Dec 2018)

“Regrettably, in the very short time the opposition has been provided with these amendments and the parliament has been provided with these amendments—they were first circulated to the parliament at 9.22 this morning, barely three hours ago, and there are 173 amendments covering some 50 pages—the government's contribution to this has been for the Prime Minister to give an...”

Bills: Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018; Consideration in Detail (6 Dec 2018)

“The Prime Minister is now saying that he just called us out. Indeed he did. The Prime Minister said some disgraceful things in his press conference this morning, and most disgraceful is the suggestion made by this disgraced, desperate, failing Prime Minister that Labor in any way could not have the highest possible regard for our national security. (Time expired)”

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  • Has spoken in 79 debates in the last year — above 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") 532 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)