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  • Centre Alliance Representative for Mayo
  • Changed party from Nick Xenophon Team on 10 Apr 2018
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 July 2016 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Rebekha Sharkie voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Has never voted on more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing consumer protections. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Motions: Senate Debate (24 Jun 2021)

“I believe we must debate this motion urgently. My electorate is the end of the Murray, the most vulnerable part of the Murray, and there is so much concern in our state and in my electorate about this. We need to ensure that we have confidence in the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, and that the people of South Australia's confidence in the plan is returned. The actions in the Senate last night...”

Bills: Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standards and Assurance) Bill 2021; Second Reading (23 Jun 2021)

“I rise to speak on the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standards and Assurance) Bill 2021. One reason it is such a privilege to be the member for Mayo—I've got to say, there are many!—is that my own values align closely with those of my community. There is no better example than this issue. The people of Mayo see the need for the value of developing...”

Bills: Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (2021 Measures No. 1) Bill 2021; Consideration of Senate Message (23 Jun 2021)

“I'll only speak briefly, and I would like to go to the amendments with respect to community television. A very exciting development happened in the other place late last evening when Senator Rex Patrick moved some amendments that allowed for community television to have a three-year life while broadcasting to allow them to plan for their future. This is really, really exciting. I would...”

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  • Has spoken in 76 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 307 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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