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  • Liberal Party Representative for Dickson
  • Minister for Home Affairs (since 20 Dec 2017)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 10 November 2001 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Peter Dutton voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against stem cell research. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly against carbon farming. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: National Security (25 Oct 2018)

“I thank the honourable member for his question. As all Australians can recall, the fact is that, when Labor were in government for six years, 50,000 people arrived on 800 boats and tragically 1,200 drowned at sea. Labor put into detention 8,000 children. They put thousands of people on Manus and Nauru. We have worked every day since to make sure that we've got all of the children out of...”

Questions without Notice: National Security (24 Oct 2018)

“If you want to see deaths at sea again, vote for Labor. If you want to see those 17 detention centres reopen, vote for Labor. The fact is that Labor, when they were in government under Mr Rudd and Ms Gillard, were making exactly the same mistakes as we are seeing now by this Leader of the Opposition. Imagine our surprise when we received a letter this week from the shadow minister for...”

Questions without Notice: National Security (24 Oct 2018)

“Imagine our surprise when he announced by way of a letter on email late one night—at almost 10 o'clock—earlier this week that Labor had changed its policy on border protection again. It was the second proposal around legislation in two weeks. Dr Mike Kelly interjecting—”

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  • Has spoken in 78 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 4 comments on this Representative's speeches — above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 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") 607 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)