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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 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

Statements by Members: Diwali (12 Nov 2020)

“I would like to wish everybody celebrating this year are very happy Diwali. Diwali being celebrated this weekend is known as the festival of lights. It spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. Last weekend thousands of West Australians came together at Claremont Showgrounds to celebrate the bright and joyful...”

Statements by Members: Parliament House: Flags, NAIDOC Week (11 Nov 2020)

“Always was, always will be—the land on which we meet today is that of the Ngunawal and Ngambri people, and the land I'm from is that of the Whadjuk people of the great Noongar nation of south-western Australia. As we celebrate NAIDOC Week this week, we reflect that this always was and always will be the land of our First Nations peoples, who have occupied and cared for this continent...”

Bills: Health Portfolio; Consideration in Detail (10 Nov 2020)

“Travel agents are not a capability, Minister, for our Defence Force! For you to claim that travel agents, security agents and French language lessons are part of our defence capability shows the sham that you and your administration are when it comes to defence and supporting our Defence Force.”

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — 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") 203 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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