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  • Liberal Party Representative for Durack
  • Minister for Defence Industry (since 29 May 2019)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
  • Email me whenever Melissa Price speaks (no more than once per day)

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Melissa Price voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Has never voted on restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Defence Industry (1 Sep 2021)

“I thank the member for Sturt and acknowledge and thank him for his passion and interest in South Australia's defence industry, especially that world-leading shipbuilding industry. I thank him so much. Today we celebrate our longstanding and deep friendship with the United States—70 years of the ANZUS treaty. It is an unbreakable bond that has reached new heights, especially between our...”

Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Defence Industry (31 Aug 2021)

“I thank the member for Stirling and I acknowledge and thank him for his service to our nation. Repeated lockdowns and border closures continue to place challenges on Australian businesses, including those in Australia's defence industry. The defence industry relies on the free movement of key equipment and personnel across states and territories, so any impact on that supply chain clearly has...”

Questions without Notice: Defence Industry: Employment (26 Aug 2021)

“Can I thank the member for Braddon for his question and acknowledge his service to the nation and also acknowledge what a terrific advocate he is for defence industry not only in Braddon but also across the whole of Tasmania. Repeated lockdowns and border closures have placed massive challenges on businesses across Australia, including our defence industry businesses. Defence industry relies...”

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  • Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — well 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 17–18 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") 254 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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