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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Burt
  • Shadow Minister for Defence Industry (since 2 Jun 2019)
    Shadow Minister for Western Australian Resources (since 2 Jun 2019)
    Shadow Minister Assisting for Small and Family Business (since 2 Jun 2019)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 July 2016 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Matt Keogh voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Adjournment: Access to Justice (5 Dec 2019)

“Before entering into this place, I was a lawyer, President of the Law Society of Western Australia and the chair of Law Access Western Australia. These were privileged positions, where I worked to make justice more accessible for all Australians. The court system in Australia is the backstop for justice. If the courts are not accessible then they are not effective as a way of enforcing legal...”

Statements by Members: Perth: Infrastructure (4 Dec 2019)

“Under this federal Liberal government and the last WA Liberal state government, Perth's south-eastern suburbs were ignored. Early in the 2015 by-election, I was joined by WA Labor in calling for federal funding not only for the duplication of Armadale Road but also for a new Armadale Road to North Lake Road bridge at the Kwinana Freeway. Eventually the Abbott government agreed to fund the...”

Bills: Health Legislation Amendment (Data-matching and Other Matters) Bill 2019; Second Reading (27 Nov 2019)

“I second the amendment, and reserve my right to speak.”

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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 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") 164 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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