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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Griffith
  • Shadow Minister for the Environment and Water (since 2 Jun 2019)
  • 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 for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Condolences: Australian Bushfires (11 Feb 2020)

“It's a pleasure to follow my friend the member for Shortland, given the very thoughtful condolence speech that he's just made. I want to assure him, and everyone in this parliament, that I and my constituents in the federal electorate of Griffith on Brisbane's south side offer our deepest condolences to those affected by the national bushfire crisis. Of course, we've seen a horror summer,...”

Questions without Notice: Infrastructure (10 Feb 2020)

“My question is to the Prime Minister. Communities on the South Coast have had to deal with water restrictions from the drought at the same time as the bushfire crisis. Local and state governments committed to funding the Eurobodalla dam in October last year, but the federal government still hasn't come to the table. Given that the building of dams has ground to a halt under this government,...”

Questions without Notice: Infrastructure (10 Feb 2020)

“Given the building of dams has ground to a halt under this government, why hasn't the government gotten on with this one?”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — 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") 292 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)

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