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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Mike Freelander voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Statements by Members: Macarthur Electorate: Infrastructure (6 Dec 2018)
“The people of my electorate of Macarthur deserve a fair go. They deserve a fair go for our schools and our hospitals and an easing of pressure on their family budgets. They deserve representatives who will stand up for workers, invest in cheaper and cleaner energy, and build a strong economy that works for all. Take the building of the vital rail infrastructure that's necessary to connect...”
- Statements by Members: Macarthur Electorate: Schools (4 Dec 2018)
“I rise today to speak on a matter that is of the utmost importance to my constituents: education funding. If we on this side of the chamber are successful at the next federal election, we will make the biggest investment in public schools in history. We'll provide no less than an additional $14 billion to transform public schools right across the nation and to ensure that our students have...”
- Questions without Notice: Taxation (3 Dec 2018)
“The vast majority of the benefit goes to very wealthy people.”
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- Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 1 comment on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
- This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 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") 107 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)