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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 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
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing consumer protections. votes

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Bills: Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Bill 2020, Guarantee of Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020, Australian Business Growth Fund (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020, Assistance for Severely Affected Regions (Special Appropriation) (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020, Structured Finance Support (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020, Appropriation (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill (No. 1) 2019-2020, Appropriation (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill (No. 2) 2019-2020, Boosting Cash Flow for Employers (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020; Second Reading (23 Mar 2020)

“We are living in extraordinary circumstances and at a time of tremendous concern for many in our communities. Not in the living memory of many, if any, Australians have we experienced such a health crisis and an economic crisis in one event. Time is of the essence, and I will not take up too much time of this House, but I think it's important that I briefly speak as a member of the crossbench...”

Distinguished Visitors: Pensions and Benefits (5 Mar 2020)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. Interest rate cuts are hurting Australia's pensioners. Why doesn't the government automatically pass on changes in the RBA cash rate to the pensioner deeming rate?”

Bills: Australian Education Amendment (Direct Measure of Income) Bill 2020; Second Reading (4 Mar 2020)

“I rise to support this bill, Australian Education Amendment (Direct Measure of Income) Bill 2020. Centre Alliance was critical in assisting the landing of the major Gonski education reforms in the last parliament, negotiating for Australian schools to receive $23.5 billion—$4.9 billion above the government's original proposal of $18.6 billion. This was critical for South Australia in...”

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  • Has spoken in 91 debates in the last year — well 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") 242 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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