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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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Motions: Economy (18 Jun 2020)

“I move: That the Senate— (a) notes that:   (i) more than 5 million Australians and their families are relying on government assistance to help them through the COVID-19 pandemic,   (ii) JobKeeper and the increase to JobSeeker are set to expire at the end of September, and   (iii) more than $250 billion in deferred loans for mortgages and business are also...”

Motions: Economy (18 Jun 2020)

“I'll take that interjection, Minister, and perhaps you can tell me what happens to a person whose business returns to profitability in July. Do they keep getting JobKeeper in August and September? I haven't heard an answer to that from the other side. Very clearly there is work going on. It's probably not as collegial as we would like. That's fine. You can take your victories and take your...”

Committees: Economics Legislation Committee; Report (18 Jun 2020)

“I rise to make a fairly short contribution on the report tabled by Senator Brockman. The Australian Labor Party is ever vigilant to the fact that whistleblowers need appropriate protections, so it was with great interest that I participated in this inquiry. I think that the comments of Senator Brockman and Senator Patrick have appropriately highlighted the sensitivities around it. Coming from...”

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — well 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") 315 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)