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- Liberal Party Representative for Deakin
- Minister for Homelessness, Social and Community Housing (since 22 Dec 2020)
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 more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. 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 against 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.
- Questions without Notice: Census (11 Aug 2021)
“I thank the member for Chisholm for her question and I thank all Australians for making the 2021 census night a huge success. Last night we had 6.4 million surveys provided by Australians, which cover some 16½ million people. We saw no interruptions, we saw no security breaches and we saw a seamless service for the majority of Australians. Our call centres, which were ready and waiting,...”
- Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (2021 Measures No. 6) Bill 2021; Second Reading (11 Aug 2021)
“I move: That this bill be now read a second time. This bill implements a number of streamlining and integrity measures and improves the visibility of superannuation assets during family law proceedings. Schedule 1 to the bill will amend the income tax law to ensure that no tax is payable on refunds of large-scale generation certificate shortfall charges. This measure will apply to refunds...”
- Questions without Notice: Census (10 Aug 2021)
“Can I thank the member for Stirling for his question. It's a very important question, today being census day. Indeed, for most Australians, they will think of tonight as census night. I firstly want to encourage all Australians who have not yet been able to complete their survey to get on immediately—you can start it now, but certainly over the course of this evening—to complete...”
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- Has spoken in 57 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.
- 8 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Michael Sukkar speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 317 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)