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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Alex Gallacher voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted strongly against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted moderately for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted 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 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 a mixture of for and against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted moderately for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted moderately for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted moderately for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted moderately for uranium export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly for a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Defence Procurement (17 Mar 2021)

“The acting Minister for Defence, Senator Payne, has previously argued against a local minimum content requirement in contracts for the future attack-class submarines, asserting it would create a ceiling, not a floor, on local content. Is this why the acting minister refuses to disclose details of any Australian content requirement, as reported in today's Australian Financial Review?”

Questions without Notice: Defence Procurement (17 Mar 2021)

“My question is to the acting Minister for Defence, Senator Payne. Defence minister Linda Reynolds promised last year to secure a contracted requirement of 60 per cent minimum local content for the Future Submarines program. Can the acting Minister for Defence confirm that this contractual agreement has still not been finalised, and when will it be finalised?”

Bills: Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia's Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2021; Second Reading (17 Mar 2021)

“I rise to speak against the passing of the Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia's Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2021. There was a time when the conservative side of the chamber was much more forthright and open. The Hon. Peter Reith gave a speech at the Royal Perth Yacht Club where he said: 'I know whose side I'm on. I'm on the side of business—small businesses, medium sized...”

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  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 330 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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