This data was produced by OpenAustralia from a variety of sources.

RSS feed Tony Zappia MP

Photo of Tony Zappia
  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Makin
  • Entered House of Representatives on 24 November 2007 — Federal election
  • Email me whenever Tony Zappia speaks (no more than once per day)

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Tony Zappia voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted a mixture of for and against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for 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 strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Has never voted on the Intervention in the Northern Territory. 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 increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

Read about how the voting record is decided.

More on their full record

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Statements by Members: Assange, Mr Julian Paul (25 Feb 2021)

“Last month a British court rejected the extradition of Julian Assange to the USA because of concerns about his wellbeing. Notwithstanding the rejection, Julian Assange remains in Belmarsh Prison in what I understand are dreadful conditions that would very likely not meet human rights standards. Assange is reportedly in poor health. He has effectively been in detention for the past decade. He...”

Bills: Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia's Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2020; Second Reading (22 Feb 2021)

“As with so much of the Morrison government's legislation, the title of this bill, the Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia's Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2020, does not at all reflect the intent. The legislation neither supports Australian jobs nor helps with the economic recovery, and I'll talk a little more about that in just a moment. Put simply, this legislation leaves people...”

Committees: Public Works Committee; Report (22 Feb 2021)

“by leave—I thank the House for allowing me to make some brief remarks, and I speak for myself and the member for Bean in respect to the dissenting report. Let me state from the very outset and make it absolutely clear that the member for Bean and I support, in principle, the refurbishment of the Australian War Memorial. We accept the need for doing so as outlined by the Australian War...”

More of Tony Zappia's recent appearances

Numbers

Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, Representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. (More about this)

  • Has spoken in 56 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 4 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 25 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks — email me whenever Tony Zappia speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 754 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)