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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: Deakin Electorate: Roads (21 Feb 2019)
“If you had any doubt about the way in which the Labor Party treat the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, about how poorly they treat the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, we were reminded of that again yesterday when we saw that the state Labor government, supported by Bill Shorten, is looking to extend tolls on eastern suburbs commuters for an additional 10 years in order to fund a road in the...”
- Statements by Members: Banking and Financial Services (18 Feb 2019)
“I want to now voice my support for mortgage brokers and, to all of those outstanding men and women who offer outstanding service to Australians, offer our wholehearted support on this side of the House. There's no doubt that, in the wake of the recommendations from the banking royal commission, there are many in the Australian mortgage-broking industry who have been concerned about what path...”
- Statements by Members: Deakin Electorate: Sport Facilities (18 Feb 2019)
“For six years I've worked very hard to make sure that we're doing everything we can to upgrade our local community and sporting infrastructure. We've been very successful in what we've achieved, but there's more to come. Just a couple of weeks ago I was very pleased to join with the Mayor of Maroondah City Council, Rob Steane, to announce a full redevelopment of the Cheong Park pavilion....”
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- Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — below 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.
- 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") 215 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)