This data was produced by OpenAustralia from a variety of sources.
- Australian Labor Party Representative for Shortland
- Shadow Assistant Minister for Infrastructure (since 6 Dec 2017)
Shadow Assistant Minister for Climate Change and Energy (since 6 Dec 2017)
- 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 increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted very strongly 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 against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
Read about how the voting record is decided.
More on their full record
- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Questions without Notice: Communities Environment Program (4 Apr 2019)
“Have you got the right email address?”
- Statements by Members: Budget (3 Apr 2019)
“If the 2014 budget didn't prove it, this budget proves that this is the most unfair government in Australia's history. Just think about it for a second. Workers on $40,000 are left behind, but if you earn $200,000 a year, you get a $11,640 tax cut per year. Just think about that. Politicians in this chamber will get an $11,000 tax cut, but the parliamentary cleaners will get $11 per week....”
- Matters of Public Importance: Climate Change (2 Apr 2019)
“Thirteen times in a 12-year parliamentary career! By contrast, he has mentioned 'Canberra bubble' 18 times. He's mentioned a combination of sharks, beer and McDonald's 14 times! No mention of Engadine, but mentions of sharks, beer and McDonald's. This is the level of commitment the government have to climate change: they don't even talk about it let alone take it seriously. Let's look at...”
Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, Representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. (More about this)
- Has spoken in 54 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.
- 8 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Pat Conroy speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 285 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)