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- 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 against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Constituency Statements: Shortland Electorate: Aged Care (19 Feb 2019)
“This will be one of the last times before the election that I speak in the House, and I wanted to highlight an issue of real concern for the people I represent in this place. Shortland is one of the oldest electorates in Australia—over one in five of my constituents are over the age of 60. So aged care, both home care and residential care, is a big concern for my constituents, and,...”
- Statements by Members: Morrison Government (19 Feb 2019)
“I'm picking that, in about five minutes time, for the next hour we're going to hear a lot about national security. That seems to be the theme from the government at the moment. But it would be remiss of me not to remind the House and, hopefully, the people listening that those opposite are the party of Menzies, of Pig Iron Bob. Those opposite are the party of Prime Minister Menzies, who...”
- Adjournment: Shortland Electorate: Community Services (18 Feb 2019)
“The community sector is at the heart of how Australia delivers social services. Community organisations deliver important practical services to the poorest and most vulnerable in our community. But these services are under attack by this government, and they have been since the horror budget of 2014. Funding has been cut to the tune of $1 billion, according to ACOSS. Grant processes have...”
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- Has spoken in 61 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") 283 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)