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- Australian Labor Party Representative for Shortland
- Shadow Minister Assisting on Government Accountability (since 28 Jan 2021)
Shadow Minister for Government Accountability (House) (since 28 Jan 2021)
Shadow Minister for International Development and the Pacific (since 2 Jun 2019)
Shadow Minister Assisting for Climate Change (since 2 Jun 2019)
Shadow Minister Assisting for Defence (since 2 Jun 2019)
- Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
- Email me whenever Pat Conroy speaks (no more than once per day)
Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Pat Conroy voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
- Voted moderately for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted moderately for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted moderately against temporary protection visas. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
- Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
- Voted strongly against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
- Voted very strongly against unconventional gas mining. votes
- Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
- Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted moderately for increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the age pension. votes
- Voted very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
- Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Statements by Members: Parliament House: Sport (23 Jun 2021)
“This morning, I saw the most important sporting fixture on the parliamentary calendar: the parliamentary state-of-origin touch game! New South Wales faced huge odds—we faced a Queensland team captained by a New South Wales MP, the member for New England. We were severely understrength, missing key stalwarts such as the members for Mitchell, Riverina and Grayndler. The game had...”
- Adjournment: Shortland Electorate: Health (21 Jun 2021)
“Today I am providing an update on some health issues in Shortland. In my recent community survey of Shortland residents, health care was ranked as the top third concern by all respondents. I imagine this would be similar right around Australia. Access to quality health care is of fundamental importance for all Australians. For me, health as a priority is particularly important as I represent...”
- Bills: Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2021-2022; Consideration in Detail (21 Jun 2021)
“Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic communities right across our nation have turned to the government—the public sector—for essential services, support and expert health guidance. The pandemic has proven once again what Labor has always known: a fair and just society needs a strong and effective public sector. The success of the Australian people at managing this unprecedented health...”
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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.
- 6 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Pat Conroy speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 362 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)