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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
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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 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 Procurement (13 Feb 2020)

“As I've said, we are currently in the design phase, and it has been very clear from the documentation that, once the design—which is a very unique and highly technical design—of these 12 submarines is finished, we will negotiate Australian industry content. In the meantime, the Prime Minister and I, we on this side—and, I'm sure, those on that side—are backing small-...”

Questions without Notice: Defence Procurement (13 Feb 2020)

“Thanks for the question. I think it's worth remembering what I've said earlier, which is that there are currently 137 Australian companies who are already in the submarine project. We on this side—like, I'm sure, all of those on the other side—are very committed to ensuring that we have maximum Australian industry content across all of our programs with respect to our $200 billion...”

Questions without Notice: Defence Procurement (13 Feb 2020)

“I thank you for the question. There are 4,000 jobs in shipbuilding at this point in time. We need 15,000 shipbuilding jobs. Once again, we will not be lectured to by those opposite. There are 4,000 jobs now and we need 15,000 jobs. We're working very hard to ensure that we have the skill set in this country to ensure we have the sovereign capability. We will build those 12 submarines in...”

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  • Has spoken in 14 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") 223 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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