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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Burt
  • Shadow Minister Assisting for Small Business (since 28 Jan 2021)
    Shadow Minister for Defence Industry (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
  • Has never voted on more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted moderately 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

Condolences: Gallacher, Senator Alexander McEachian (Alex) (1 Sep 2021)

“[by video link] I rise to express my condolences on the passing of Senator Alex Gallacher. We all know that Alex had been unwell, but that didn't make the shock of his passing any easier to take. Many others who knew him better than me have said and will say many great things about Alex, all well-deserved and, I'm sure, better expressed than I could do. For me, what I always appreciated about...”

Bills: National Health Amendment (COVID-19) Bill 2021; Second Reading (31 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] The Prime Minister had just two jobs—key jobs, in fact—last year. He'd had these jobs since the beginning of last year: the speedy and effective rollout of the vaccine and fit-for-purpose quarantine. He's failed at both. When he's been called out, he passes the buck. 'It's not my job,' he says. 'It's a matter for the states,' he says. 'I don't hold a hose,' he...”

Statements by Members: Tasmania: Economy (31 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] Lockdowns don't just affect businesses in the areas locked down. Other businesses hurt too. The too little, too late approach of the Morrison government on business support is being felt across Australia. Recently, alongside Senator Polley, I visited Tasmania and joined my friend Ross Hart, the former and future member for Bass, visiting small retail businesses in Launceston...”

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  • Has spoken in 53 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below 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") 238 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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