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Peter McGauran, former Representative

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  • Former National Party Representative for Gippsland
  • Left House of Representatives on 9 April 2008 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 5 March 1983 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Peter McGauran voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly for 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 moderately against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Has never voted on extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill 2008; Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Repeal Bill 2008: Second Reading (18 Mar 2008)

“It has not taken the Labor Party very long at all in government to impose its traditional strategy of increasing taxes. Here we are tonight debating the Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill 2008, debating taxes. There is no fine way to say it. When you remove the charade of registration fees, the diesel fuel rebate, the diesel fuel excise system and the like, the fact is that these...”

Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill 2008; Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Repeal Bill 2008: Second Reading (18 Mar 2008)

“What, because you’re giving us new taxes!”

Committees: Public Works Committee; Approval of Work (20 Sep 2007)

“I move: That, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Works Committee Act 1969, it is expedient to carry out the following proposed work which was referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works and on which the committee has duly reported to Parliament: RAAF Base Amberley redevelopment stage 3, Queensland. RAAF Base Amberley is the largest operational Air Force base...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 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") 59 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)