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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for McEwen
  • Entered House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Rob Mitchell voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted moderately for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted moderately for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Has never voted on recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted moderately against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Adjournment: COVID-19: Victoria (22 Oct 2020)

“[by video link] Today I want to speak about the Morrison government's treatment of Victoria. The Prime Minister urged Australians in all other states to offer 'an elbow of support' to us Victorians. 'If you've got friends in Victoria, call them,' he said. 'Cheer them up, encourage them. We have to help them push through, because the future depends on the months ahead.' At first it was an...”

Statements by Members: Australia Post (2 Sep 2020)

“[by video link] Australians are really sick and tired of this government's hapless handling of Australia Post. What we've seen today is Australia Post asking for employees to volunteer their time and use their cars to deliver mail. This is at the same time as Australia Post is cutting services across our communities. It is an absolute disgrace that this hapless minister allows this to happen....”

Resolutions of the Senate: COVID-19: Arts and Entertainment Industry; Consideration of Senate Message (18 Jun 2020)

“The member for Melbourne will resume his seat.”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 55 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 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 11 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Rob Mitchell speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 328 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)