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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Sydney
  • Shadow Minister for Women (since 28 Jan 2021)
    Shadow Minister for Education (since 28 Jan 2021)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 3 October 1998 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Tanya Plibersek voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted moderately for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 moderately against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted 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 stem cell research. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted 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 moderately against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Has never voted on 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

Distinguished Visitors: (22 Jun 2021)

“on indulgence— The member for Sydney's speech in Slovenian was unavailable at the time of publication . It's a great pleasure to be able to celebrate in the Australian parliament 30 years of Slovenian independence this week.”

Motions: Member for Bowman (3 Jun 2021)

“I move: That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the Member for Sydney from moving the following motion immediately—That the House: (1) notes: (a) the Member for Bowman has failed to stand down as Chair of the Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training, despite pledging he would; (b) for more than two months the Prime Minister has failed to do...”

Bills: Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Amendment Bill 2021; Second Reading (1 Jun 2021)

“Labor supports this bill, the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Amendment Bill 2021. This bill will ensure that a range of nationally significant heritage sites within the Sydney Harbour area will remain publicly-owned and managed by the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust in perpetuity. These amendments will also revise the eligibility criteria for appointment to the board of the harbour trust to...”

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  • Has spoken in 67 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 10 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 596 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)