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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Whitlam
  • Shadow Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation (since 28 Jan 2021)
    Shadow Assistant Treasurer (since 2 Jun 2019)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Stephen Jones voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for 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 moderately for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly 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 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 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 very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Has never voted on more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly 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 very 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
  • Has never voted on decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Adjournment: COVID-19: Vaccination (24 Jun 2021)

“I want to start by thanking the frontline health staff who have been doing so much throughout the Illawarra, the Southern Highlands and the South Coast, against all the odds, to vaccinate Australians in this region, to test them for suspected COVID cases and to do everything to keep them safe. They haven't been thanked sufficiently. They've been put under enormous pressure. There are high...”

Constituency Statements: Domestic and Family Violence (24 Jun 2021)

“Earlier this week the member for Cunningham and I had an important meeting with representatives of the Prime Minister's office and representatives of Minister Ruston. I want to thank the Prime Minister and the minister for the positive engagement we had with them. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the urgent need for domestic violence services for women and families fleeing domestic...”

Motions: Financial Regulator Assessment Authority Bill 2021; Consideration of Senate Message (23 Jun 2021)

“This is just briefly—I don't want to detain the members of the House for any longer than is absolutely necessary. I just think it's important that members understand the matter that's being voted on, and I note the attendance in the House at the moment by the Leader of the Greens, the member for Melbourne. For the benefit of members: this bill is one of those rare occasions where a...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 68 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments 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.
  • 11 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Stephen Jones speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 743 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)