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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
- Email me whenever Michael Sukkar speaks (no more than once per day)
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
- Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Adjournment: Ministerial Reply (1 Aug 2019)
“With the rise of anti-Semitism throughout the world, I feel compelled to make the following contribution today. Following his election to the historic seat of Kooyong in 2010, Josh Frydenberg became the first Liberal Party representative of Jewish faith to sit in the House of Representatives. When Josh was elected by his colleagues as deputy leader in August last year and subsequently sworn...”
- Adjournment: Immigration (1 Aug 2019)
“Mr Speaker, I require that the debate be extended.”
- Matters of Public Importance: Morrison Government (1 Aug 2019)
“and I'd say to the member who's interjecting as well: don't deny the Australian people their rights. They sent a very strong message at the election. I know you think they got it wrong. I know you don't want to accept that they rejected your higher taxes. Ms Butler interjecting—”
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- Has spoken in 37 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.
- 7 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Michael Sukkar speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 232 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)