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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

Constituency Statements: Aged Care (25 Feb 2021)

“It's my great hope that we see real change in the aged-care sector with the long-awaited release of the report of the royal commission into aged care. The commission's interim report confirmed our worst fears that the aged-care system is a victim of neglect. I believe that we should have seen action from the issues that were raised in the interim report, because we are letting down older...”

Bills: Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia's Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2020; Second Reading (22 Feb 2021)

“I rise to speak on the Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia's Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2020. As with all omnibus bills, there are good and bad elements. With contentious policy areas such as industrial relations, there is often a polarisation of views, depending on which side of the ideological fence you are on. For example, with respect to this bill, the Labor Party and the...”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code) Bill 2020; Second Reading (17 Feb 2021)

“Like proud grandparents, Centre Alliance welcomes the arrival of this piece of legislation. I say 'grandparents' because it's back to a previous parliament, a previous generation, under a different name—the Nick Xenophon Team—that the genesis of this bill can be traced. Back in 2017, when the then Turnbull government was negotiating its historic media reform package, my colleagues...”

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  • Has spoken in 60 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") 284 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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