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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
- Has never voted on increasing consumer protections. votes
- Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Committees: Public Works Committee; Approval of Work (5 Dec 2019)
“I move: That, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Works Committee Act 1969, it is expedient to carry out the following proposed work which was referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works and on which the committee has duly reported to Parliament: HMAS Watson redevelopment, Sydney, New South Wales. The Department of Defence proposes to undertake capital and...”
- Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (2019 Measures No. 3) Bill 2019; Second Reading (5 Dec 2019)
“(): I move: That this bill be now read a second time. This bill contains a number of measures which improve the integrity of the tax system, ensure existing legislation operates as intended and provide flexibility in completing new financial adviser requirements. Schedule 1 to this bill amends the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 to improve the integrity of the taxation of testamentary trusts....”
- Bills: Corporations (Fees) Amendment (Registries Modernisation) Bill 2019; Second Reading (4 Dec 2019)
“I move: That this bill be now read a second time. This bill supports the Treasury Laws Amendment (Registries Modernisation and Other Measures) Bill 2019 by allowing the registrar to collect fees for registry services. Full details of the measure are contained in the explanatory memorandum. Debate adjourned.”
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- Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above 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") 250 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)