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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Griffith
  • Shadow Minister for Young Australians and Youth Affairs (since 21 Aug 2018)
    Shadow Minister for Employment Services, Workforce Participation and Future of Work (since 21 Aug 2018)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 8 February 2014 — Byelection
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Terri Butler voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly against 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 moderately for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. 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 decreasing availability of welfare payments. 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 against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Motions: Dairy Industry (21 Feb 2019)

“Direct your comments through the chair—you've been here long enough to know that.”

Bills: Governor-General Amendment (Salary) Bill 2019; Second Reading (20 Feb 2019)

“In that case, I deeply regret the implication that you might be in any way connected with Hume. I'm sure the people of Hume will look forward to finding another representative in the future. But the people of Bruce are very fortunate to have you, of course, Member for Bruce. But I digress. It's an absolute honour to speak in relation to this bill. I wish the new Governor-General all the best...”

Bills: Governor-General Amendment (Salary) Bill 2019; Second Reading (20 Feb 2019)

“I'm very grateful for the suggestions from colleagues in the caucus on other governors-general that I might wish to mention. I take the interjection on Sir Isaac Isaacs. He was the first Australian-born Governor-General, as the shadow minister for defence said. His name was very influential in the naming of our son, Isaac, at the encouragement of my husband. So, thank you—I do take that...”

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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 3 comments on this Representative's speeches — 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") 276 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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