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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

Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Vaccination (25 Mar 2021)

“My question is to the Minister for Health. Minister, I have several pensioners in my electorate who have been charged up to $70 in out-of-pocket fees by doctors who are authorised to give the COVID vaccination, because some doctors are demanding and charging for a pre-vaccine consultation. Pensioners can't afford to pay these fees just to get the vaccine and some risk not being vaccinated at...”

Adjournment: Child Care (25 Mar 2021)

“After the mortgage, child care is often the biggest cost to family finances. If you don't have extended family to help with the care, you tend to have two choices: either one family member delays re-entering the workforce, or you try and access child care. In regional areas, finding child care is incredibly difficult, let alone the cost of it. I'd like to step back in time and talk about my...”

Bills: Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2020-2021, Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2020-2021; Second Reading (24 Mar 2021)

“My community, like many others, is bracing for the impact of the business-saving JobKeeper wage subsidy ending this Saturday. Despite my advocacy and that of many in this place, the government has made it clear that the pandemic assistance measure will end. The government is buoyed by recent economic indicators, but the devil is always in the detail. In South Australia our unemployment rate...”

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  • Has spoken in 72 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") 296 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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