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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Ross Vasta voted on key issues since 2006:

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

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Statements by Members: Bonner Electorate: Film and Television Industry (29 Oct 2020)

“Bonner's bayside enjoyed some star-spotting this week, with the production of NBC's Young Rock filming in Wynnum. Young Rock is a television series based on the younger years of actor and retired professional wrestler Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. Excitingly, Wynnum's Sports Karate venue on Fox Street was transformed into a 1980s body-building gym, with eighties American muscle cars lining the...”

Bills: Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Coronavirus and Other Measures) Bill 2020; Second Reading (28 Oct 2020)

“The debate is interrupted in accordance with standing order 43 The debate will be resumed at a later hour. The member will have leave to continue speaking when the debate is resumed.”

Constituency Statements: Bonner Electorate: Bonner Seniors Expo (28 Oct 2020)

“Every year I love putting on the Bonner Seniors Expo to meet with so many of my constituents and put on a fun and informative day. Unfortunately, with the coronavirus pandemic, it was important that we didn't put vulnerable people at risk with large gatherings, so for 2020 we've put together a virtual seniors expo. Last year's seniors expo was a success, despite my being in New York at the UN...”

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  • Has spoken in 63 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 16–17 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") 281 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)