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Roger Price, former Representative

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Chifley
  • Left House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — retired
  • Entered House of Representatives on 1 December 1984 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Roger Price voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted consistently for same-sex marriage equality. votes
  • Voted consistently against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted consistently against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing or removing the Government debt limit. votes
  • Voted consistently against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted consistently for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted consistently against stem cell research. votes
  • Voted consistently against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted consistently for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted consistently for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted consistently against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Has never voted on encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently for restricting donations to political parties. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing parliamentary entitlements for current MPs and Senators. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted almost always against suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently against letting all MPs or Senators speak in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently for ending immigration detention on Nauru. votes
  • Voted consistently for ending immigration detention on Manus Island. votes
  • Voted consistently against expanding Medicare-funded dental care. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing political transparency. votes
  • Voted generally for for increasing the Youth Allowance rate. votes
  • Voted almost always against implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Tax Laws Amendment (Foreign Source Income Deferral) Bill (No. 1) 2010: Second Reading (23 Jun 2010)

“I start by thanking my family, who are in the gallery today. To my wife, Robyn: thank you for all your love and support and bringing our children up single-handedly! You have always been my rock and the love of my life. I appreciate that I have over 25 years worth of accumulated jobs to do around the house, but I beg of you not all in one year! To our wonderful children, Michelle, Stephanie,...”

Committees: Public Works Committee; Report (23 Jun 2010)

“On behalf of the Standing Committee on Public Works I present the second report for 2010 of the committee entitled Report 2/2010: Referrals made February to March 2010. Ordered that the report be made a parliamentary paper. by leave—This report addresses five works spread across four states and territories with a total estimated cost of $240 million. In every case the committee has...”

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Amendment Bill 2010; Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Amendment Bill 2010; Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill (No. 2) 2010: Referred to Main Committee (22 Jun 2010)

“I move: That the bills be referred to the Main Committee for further consideration. I indicate to all honourable members that this motion enjoys the support of the Chief Opposition Whip, the honourable member for Fairfax. Question agreed to.”

More of Roger Price's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 3 comments on this Representative's speeches — above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 2 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 173 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)