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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Ted O'Brien voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes

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Statements by Members: Christmas (4 Dec 2019)

“I rise today to say Merry Christmas. Merry Christmas to you, Deputy Speaker Hogan, to my colleagues and to those on the other side of the chamber. I know we're all very excited; we're all pumped about Christmas coming up. But there is a five-year-old little girl in my electorate of Fairfax whose name is Scarlett. This year I suspect she's going to be excited not about Santa coming down the...”

Statements by Members: Christmas (4 Dec 2019)

“Aha! We have an interjection, and it's right. Scarlett, who's from the Coolum Beach Community Kindergarten, has won this year's Christmas card artwork award. How good is that? That means that not only will she receive that Christmas card in her letterbox, but so too will tens of thousands of people on the Sunshine Coast. I believe she'll also be sharing a copy of that with her grandparents,...”

Constituency Statements: Fairfax Electorate: Awards (3 Dec 2019)

“Ruth Fairfax was the person who founded the QueenslandCountry Women's Association, the QCWA. What an impact that organisation has had for not just women on the land but also families on the land! Of course, it's Ruth Fairfax after whom the seat I represent on Queensland's Sunshine Coast is named—the seat of Fairfax. In honour of Ruth Fairfax, two years ago I began a perpetual shield...”

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  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 0 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 182 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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