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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 scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- 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 moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Statements by Members: Dental Health (17 Jun 2020)
“I rise today as a son of a very good dentist and the brother of a very good dentist to decry the government's lack of a comprehensive and ongoing dental healthcare plan for all Australians. The minister's recent announcement of 12 months of funding for what is manifestly a very small part of dental care is a demonstration of the government's lack of understanding and lack of commitment to...”
- Committees: Health, Aged Care and Sport Committee; Report (15 Jun 2020)
“by leave—I cannot underestimate the importance of this report of the Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport entitled Walking the allergies tightrope: addressing the rise of allergies and anaphylaxis in Australia. I would like to thank the minister for referring this important topic to our team. As the deputy chair, I would like to thank very much the chair, the member for...”
- Private Members' Business: Diabetes (15 Jun 2020)
“I would like to thank the member for Grey for his motion. I would also like to thank the member for Moreton and the member from Higgins for their contributions, and also the other speakers on this motion. Like the member for Higgins, I have had a long career caring for children with type 1 diabetes and, unfortunately in this day and age, also children with type 2 diabetes. We don't know why...”
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- Has spoken in 65 debates in the last year — above 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") 162 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)