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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
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Commonwealth Integrity Commission (4 Jul 2019)

“My question is to the Attorney-General. A March 2019 poll by The Australia Institute found that 80 per cent of Australians support the establishment of a federal integrity commission to prevent, investigate and expose corruption. Sixty-seven per cent polled said that they held low to very low trust in politicians in our federal parliament. When will the government introduce legislation to...”

Statements by Members: Renewable Energy (4 Jul 2019)

“It's quite clear that, across Australia, business and local communities are doing the heavy lifting when it comes to energy transition. The facts have been evident in my own electorate, with local groups and councils leading the way when it comes to taking action on climate change. They've worked together to develop a climate change adaption plan, because current modelling says that Mayo is...”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Relief So Working Australians Keep More Of Their Money) Bill 2019; Second Reading (2 Jul 2019)

“In their pitch to the Australian people, the government's signature policy was to promise tax cuts to Australians across the income spectrum. Stage 1, as we all know, provides temporary relief for low- to upper-middle-income earners. It will not only provide a welcome boost for their own incomes but also provide a much needed fiscal stimulus to Australia's slowing economy. The multiplier...”

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  • Has spoken in 86 debates in the last year — well 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") 175 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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