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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Blair
  • Shadow Minister for Northern Australia (House) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for Veterans' Affairs and Defence Personnel (since 2 Jun 2019)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Shayne Neumann voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted a mixture of for and against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly 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 very strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 moderately 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 for 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 moderately for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. 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 the Intervention in the Northern Territory. 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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Bills: Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment (Royal Commission Response No. 1) Bill 2021; Second Reading (21 Jun 2021)

“Last week in the Federation Chamber I mentioned a number of instances in relation to constituents of mine in respect of aged care. I have a 96-year-old hard-of-hearing woman who is legally blind—a widow in Ipswich—who can't get an ACAT assessment. I had a 91-year-old man who was eligible for a level 3 home-care package and eventually got it. He then became eligible for a level 4...”

Constituency Statements: Blair Electorate: Aged Care (16 Jun 2021)

“I rise to speak on behalf of old and frail constituents in my electorate of Blair who are not getting the help they need from this government. They've been ignored, neglected and abandoned. Violet Franz is a 96-year-old hard-of-hearing, legally-blind widow from Leichhardt in Ipswich. Her son, Trevor, and other family members provide some assistance but Violet is a strong-willed and...”

Adjournment: Compton, Mr Everald Ernest, AO (15 Jun 2021)

“I want to congratulate distinguished Queenslander Everald Compton, who has friends on both sides of the House. Everald was recently honoured with an award in the Order of Australia. This is his second. He's now an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia. Everald's work in the community is legendary. A founder of National Seniors, he has worked with the Uniting Church and has...”

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  • Has spoken in 51 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 11 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 29 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Shayne Neumann speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 885 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)