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  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Perth
  • Left House of Representatives on 10 May 2018 — Resigned
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 July 2016 — Federal election

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Tim Hammond voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted consistently for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted consistently for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted almost always against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted consistently against tighter means testing of family payments . votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently against putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted almost always against speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally for suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally for letting all MPs or Senators speak in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Has never voted on strengthening gun control laws. votes
  • Has never voted on the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). votes
  • Voted consistently against a same-sex marriage plebiscite. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the initial tax rate for working holiday makers to 19%. votes
  • Voted consistently against an Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC). votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing scrutiny of unions. votes
  • Voted consistently against stopping people who arrive by boat from ever coming to Australia. votes
  • Voted almost always against getting rid of Sunday and public holiday penalty rates. votes
  • Voted consistently against reducing the corporate tax rate. votes
  • Voted consistently against the Coalition's new schools funding policy ("Gonski 2.0"). votes
  • Voted consistently for requiring every native title claimant to sign land use agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently for a Royal Commission into Violence and Abuse against People with Disability. votes
  • Voted consistently against drug testing welfare recipients. votes
  • Voted consistently against a citizenship test. votes
  • Voted consistently against privatising government services. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the Medicare Levy to pay for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. votes
  • Voted consistently against civil celebrants having the right to refuse to marry same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted consistently against greater control over items brought into immigration detention centres. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing eligibility requirements for Australian citizenship. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing penalties for breach of data. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Constituency Statements: Western Australia: Royal Flying Doctor Service (28 Mar 2018)

“Last week, I had the great pleasure and privilege of visiting the Perth base of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Western Australia, located at Jandakot Airport, in the Perth southern suburbs. As members may or may not know, Jandakot is actually the second biggest airport in the Southern Hemisphere and is the primary transfer airport for Flying Doctor Service patients from all over the state...”

Bills: Primary Industries Research and Development Amendment Bill 2017; Second Reading (27 Mar 2018)

“I'm delighted to rise following the member for Eden-Monaro, who not only has made a very impressive contribution to this debate but is also a most effective local member, particularly insofar as his recent role in providing an integral level of support to those affected by the bushfires that have ravaged his local community. He should also be commended in relation to that support he's...”

Delegation Reports: Australian Parliamentary Delegation to the 26th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (26 Mar 2018)

“I present the report of the Australian Parliamentary Delegation to the 26th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum, held in Hanoi, Vietnam from 18 to 21 January 2018. I ask leave of the House to make a short statement in connection with the report. Leave granted. It gives me tremendous pleasure to present the report of the Australian Parliamentary Delegation to the 26th annual...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 5 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 87 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)