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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
- Email me whenever Terri Butler speaks (no more than once per day)
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 against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Matters of Public Importance: Budget (4 Apr 2019)
“It is such a pleasure to follow the member for Goldstein. I do hold him in high regard, though obviously not as high as the regard in which he holds himself. He is a fine member of the Australian parliament but one that is sadly quite wrong about most of the things he addresses in this place. It has also been a pleasure of course to listen to the other coalition speakers in this MPI...”
- Adjournment: Budget (3 Apr 2019)
“I might take this opportunity to express my best wishes to all of those people who work at the parliament who are retiring at the end of this term. I know of course, Mr Speaker, you will have done so in private, as well. I'm sure you've also expressed your public regard for those people who are leaving us at the end of this term. I rise to speak about last night's federal budget. I regret to...”
- Constituency Statements: Budget (3 Apr 2019)
“This is another budget without anything for traffic congestion in my electorate of Griffith on the south side of Brisbane. You would have thought that this would be the budget where the coalition finally gets its act together on busting traffic congestion in the inner south. You might have thought they would finally be funding Cross River Rail, a project that has been an incredibly high...”
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- Has spoken in 42 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.
- 10 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Terri Butler speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 279 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)