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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 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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Constituency Statements: Indian Pacific (25 Feb 2020)

“Tomorrow marks 50 years to the day since the Indian Pacific first rolled into East Perth railway station, travelling from Sydney to Perth. Each year, 55,000 people take this trip. It travels the equivalent of 11 times around the Earth every year. The Indian Pacific takes you from Sydney to Perth on one standard gauge of railway. It is truly an amazing thing that took our nation a little bit...”

Bills: Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Flexibility Measures) Bill 2020; Second Reading (24 Feb 2020)

“Rolled gold—also a very high-taxing scheme, I think was the other point. I often get lectures from those opposite on Labor's tax policies. I think the idea that you would say, 'We're going to have an ambitious paid parental leave scheme, but we're only going to do it if you accept a huge tax on corporations,' was a terrible way to treat a very important area of social policy. In 2012...”

Bills: Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Flexibility Measures) Bill 2020; Second Reading (24 Feb 2020)

“Paid parental leave is about equality for women, equality and care for children and equality for everyone. Economic empowerment is what paid parental leave seeks to provide—to say that, just because you choose to have children, it doesn't in any way diminish your rights to live a good life and to be paid a wage. The reality is that only some people have that privilege, but it is...”

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  • Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 43 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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