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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 consistently for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted consistently for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Has never voted on more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted generally against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted consistently against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted consistently for tighter means testing of family payments . votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently for treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing transparency of big business by making information public. votes
  • Voted consistently for creating a federal Anti-Corruption Commission. votes
  • Voted consistently for a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for stopping tax avoidance or aggressive tax minimisation. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for legal aid. votes
  • Voted generally against putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted generally against speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally for suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted almost always for letting all MPs or Senators speak in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing housing affordability. votes
  • Voted consistently against strengthening gun control laws. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). votes
  • Voted consistently against a same-sex marriage plebiscite. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the initial tax rate for working holiday makers to 19%. votes
  • Voted consistently for an Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC). votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing scrutiny of unions. votes
  • Voted consistently against stopping people who arrive by boat from ever coming to Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently for doctor-initiated medical transfers for asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against getting rid of Sunday and public holiday penalty rates. votes
  • Voted consistently against reducing the corporate tax rate. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Coalition's new schools funding policy ("Gonski 2.0"). votes
  • Voted consistently against requiring every native title claimant to sign land use agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently against a Royal Commission into Violence and Abuse against People with Disability. votes
  • Voted consistently against drug testing welfare recipients. votes
  • Voted consistently against a citizenship test. votes
  • Voted consistently for privatising government services. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the Medicare Levy to pay for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. votes
  • Voted consistently for government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Voted consistently against civil celebrants having the right to refuse to marry same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted consistently against greater control over items brought into immigration detention centres. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing eligibility requirements for Australian citizenship. votes
  • Voted consistently against making more water from Murray-Darling Basin available to use. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing penalties for breach of data. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing political transparency. votes
  • Voted generally against a combined Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. votes
  • Voted almost always for political interference in research funding. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against protecting Australian sovereignty in trade agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing government support for the dairy industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for community right to say no to nuclear waste disposal sites. votes
  • Voted consistently against Temporary Exclusion Orders. votes
  • Voted consistently against making the cashless debit card program voluntary. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for vocational education. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing access to the JobKeeper Payment. votes
  • Has never voted on assisting the Arts sector through the coronavirus pandemic. votes
  • Voted consistently against parliament continuing to meet during the COVID-19 pandemic. votes
  • Voted consistently against banning mobiles and other devices in immigration detention. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing state and territory environmental approval powers. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing the cost of humanities degrees. votes
  • Voted consistently for extending Jobkeeper Payment. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing support for the Australian film and TV industry. votes
  • Has never voted on building dedicated quarantine facilities (COVID-19). votes
  • Has never voted on treating the COVID vaccine rollout as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing workplace protections for women. votes
  • Voted consistently against putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on an ongoing basis. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Statements: Mayo Electorate: Infrastructure (30 Nov 2021)

“Australia's rural towns and outer metropolitan areas are home to millions of Australians. Many of these areas are experiencing fast population growth, far beyond the growth in infrastructure and support services that is required to properly accommodate the need of the influx of people. We know that more than five million people live in the fast-growing suburbs on the outskirts of our capital...”

Business: Rearrangement (25 Nov 2021)

“I commend the great work of the member for Indi and support this motion. I was here in the last parliament when the government said that they would introduce an integrity commission. It hasn't happened yet, and the Australian people have grown tired. They have grown frustrated with us. I would also like to acknowledge the member for Bass for having the courage of her convictions. She is on...”

Matters of Public Importance: Fuel (24 Nov 2021)

“Australia is the ninth-largest energy producer in the world and has enormous renewable energy resources capacity. Despite the naturally gifted position that we are in, we remain heavily dependent on imports of refined petroleum products and crude oil to meet our liquid fuel demand. The reason for this dependency is that our abundant energy sources are not the type and quantity of fuel we...”

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  • Has spoken in 65 debates in the last year — 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") 321 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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