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  • Liberal Party Representative for Deakin
  • Assistant Treasurer (since 29 May 2019)
    Minister for Housing (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 Michael Sukkar voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted moderately against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted moderately for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against 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
  • Has never voted on 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: Housing Affordability (24 Oct 2019)

“I particularly thank the member for Boothby for her question. Like the Prime Minister, the Treasurer and myself, the member for Boothby understands that we must be steadfast in providing certainty and stability to the Australian people by honouring our commitment to deliver— Mr Perrett interjecting—”

Questions without Notice: Housing Affordability (24 Oct 2019)

“The Leader of the Opposition said, 'What?' as if in surprise—”

Questions without Notice: Housing Affordability (24 Oct 2019)

“He doesn't even know what policies they took to the election. You voted against it! Don't you know what you voted against?”

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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Representative's speeches — above 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") 240 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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