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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
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2018; Second Reading (18 Feb 2019)

“I welcome the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017 and the protections that this bill will provide to individuals in the financial and corporate sectors who seek to report wrongdoing. Whistleblower laws are there to protect those individuals who would, without measures like this bill, likely find themselves facing legal action for speaking out, drawing...”

Statements by Members: National Disability Insurance Scheme (18 Feb 2019)

“I recently hosted an NDIS forum in my electorate, and I would urge every member in this place to do the same. I brought my community together, and together we heard from the NDIA. I'd like to pay special mention to Cheryl Rollison from the NDIA, an incredibly professional woman who worked with my office to pull this together. What we found though was that there is enormous frustration over...”

Bills: Export Control Amendment (Banning Cotton Exports to Ensure Water Security) Bill 2019; Second Reading (18 Feb 2019)

“I move: That this bill now be read a second time. The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is our greatest river system in Australia and it is in crisis. The river and its communities remember the social, economic and environmental devastation brought by the millennium drought. We fear the next time the drought stalks the lower basin, the river will not be healthy enough to survive and our beautiful...”

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  • Has spoken in 84 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 1 comment 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") 168 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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