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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 for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Statements by Members: Deakin Electorate: Roads (6 Dec 2018)
“At the end of the year I think it's timely to reflect on some of the local projects that we are undertaking in Deakin. We recently upgraded Canterbury Road in Heathmont, with $1.2 million for safety upgrades that have been completed, and it's pleasing to see that that has finally been achieved. I spoke earlier in the week about our $8 million upgrade to the Maroondah Highway and Dorset Road...”
- Private Members' Business: Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide: 70th Anniversary (3 Dec 2018)
“Firstly, I thank the member for Goldstein for moving this motion. I thank all of the speakers and also the Armenian National Committee for their work. This should not be an exceptional series of statements here today. As my colleague has just said, it is irrefutable that genocide occurred and was perpetrated on the Armenian people. It shouldn't be exceptional that we talk about that and it...”
- Statements by Members: Deakin Electorate: Roads (29 Nov 2018)
“As another year comes to an end, traffic in Melbourne just keeps getting worse and worse. Therefore, I'm very proud to be part of a government that has made it a priority to ease congestion for people on our roads, particularly those in the outer suburbs, who are most affected. In my electorate of Deakin, I'm proud to have overseen the commencement of an $8 million upgrade to the Maroondah...”
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- Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 2 comments on this Representative's speeches — 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") 211 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)