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Amanda Vanstone, former Senator

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  • Former Liberal Party Senator for SA
  • Became a Senator on 1 December 1984 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 26 April 2007 — Resigned

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Amanda Vanstone voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted strongly against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted moderately for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted strongly for stem cell research. votes
  • Has never voted on decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Has never voted on encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted moderately for uranium export. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing surveillance powers. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Documents: Tabling (7 Dec 2006)

“I table five government documents, as follows: Parliamentarians’ travel paid by the Department of Finance and Administration for the period January to June 2006 Former parliamentarians’ travel paid by the Department of Finance and Administration for the period January to June 2006 Parliamentarians’ overseas study travel reports for the period January to June 2006 Expenditure...”

Committees: Reports: Government Responses (7 Dec 2006)

“I present the government’s response to the President’s report of 22 June 2006 on government responses outstanding to parliamentary committee reports, and seek leave to incorporate the document in Hansard. Leave granted. The document read as follows— GOVERNMENT RESPONSES TO PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE REPORTS A CERTAIN MARITIME INCIDENT (Select) A Certain Maritime Incident The...”

Committees: Legal and Constitutional Reference Committee; Report: Government Response (7 Dec 2006)

“I present the government’s response to the report of the former Legal and Constitutional References Committee on its inquiry into Australian expatriates, and I seek leave to incorporate the document in Hansard. Leave granted. The document read as follows— Senate Legal and Constitutional References Committee They Still Call Australia Home: Inquiry into Australian Expatriates...”

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