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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Perth
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Western Australia (since 28 Jan 2021)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 28 July 2018 — Byelection
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Patrick Gorman 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
  • Has never voted on more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill 2020, Recycling and Waste Reduction (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2020, Recycling and Waste Reduction Charges (General) Bill 2020, Recycling and Waste Reduction Charges (Customs) Bill 2020, Recycling and Waste Reduction Charges (Excise) Bill 2020; Second Reading (22 Oct 2020)

“Recycling is how we build our future—low emissions, low environmental impact and quality jobs. There is no reason that we can't have a big, thriving, growing recycling industry here in Australia that deals with our own waste. That's what this legislation and, indeed, the amendment are about. It's about taking responsibility for our own waste here in Australia—a principle that...”

Matters of Public Importance: Child Care (21 Oct 2020)

“There is no more appropriate day for me to be speaking on this MPI about child care than my son's third birthday. Today Leo turned three. Happy birthday, Leo! I'm not going to sing, but I will say that it's an exciting day for him and a very proud day for me and Jess. Leo has benefited, like millions of Australian children, from a quality early childhood education, and Jess and I have...”

Constituency Statements: Western Australia: Government (21 Oct 2020)

“Australians have been reminded in 2020 that it does matter who you vote for. In 2017, when Western Australia elected Mark McGowan, Roger Cook and the state Labor team, we didn't know what was going to be thrown at them, but we are so lucky that we elected them and not the risky and dangerous alternative proposed by Liza Harvey. Their leadership has kept Western Australia safe and strong. On...”

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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 3 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Patrick Gorman speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 70 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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