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  • Former Australian Greens Senator for Queensland
  • Became a Senator on 30 October 1997 — unknown
  • Left Senate on 27 August 2018 — Resigned

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Andrew Bartlett voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted consistently for same-sex marriage equality. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted consistently for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted consistently for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted consistently for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted consistently against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted consistently against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted consistently against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted consistently for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted consistently for stem cell research. votes
  • Voted consistently for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted almost always for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted consistently for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted consistently against live animal export. votes
  • Voted generally against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against uranium export. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted consistently against offshore processing for people seeking asylum in Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted consistently for requiring a warrant to access citizens’ telecommunications records. votes
  • Voted almost always against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing accessibility of government data and documents. votes
  • Voted consistently for removing children from immigration detention. votes
  • Voted consistently for protecting whales within Australian waters. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently for decreasing the gender pay gap. votes
  • Voted consistently for treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing transparency of big business by making information public. votes
  • Voted consistently for revoking citizenship of dual nationals involved with terrorism offences by the minister. votes
  • Voted almost always for restricting donations to political parties. votes
  • Voted consistently for protecting whistleblowers. votes
  • Voted consistently for a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for ending illegal logging. votes
  • Voted consistently for protecting threatened forest and bushland habitats. votes
  • Voted consistently for a Royal Commission into banking. votes
  • Voted consistently for a review of parliamentary entitlements. votes
  • Voted consistently for the use of strong encryption technologies. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing parliamentary entitlements for current MPs and Senators. votes
  • Has never voted on local community consultation on infrastructure projects. votes
  • Voted consistently for maintaining or increasing CSIRO funding. votes
  • Voted consistently for buffer zones around abortion clinics. votes
  • Voted consistently against putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted generally for suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted almost always for federal action on public housing. votes
  • Voted almost always for increasing housing affordability. votes
  • Voted consistently for ending immigration detention on Nauru. votes
  • Voted consistently for ending immigration detention on Manus Island. votes
  • Voted consistently for protecting the Great Barrier Reef. votes
  • Voted consistently for public transport. votes
  • Voted consistently for protecting citizens' privacy. votes
  • Voted consistently against Preventative Detention Orders (PDOs). votes
  • Voted consistently against Continuing Detention Orders (CDOs). votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing investment in the coal industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for changing the date of Australia Day. votes
  • Voted consistently against changing the wording of section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. votes
  • Voted consistently against getting rid of Sunday and public holiday penalty rates. votes
  • Voted consistently against reducing the corporate tax rate. votes
  • Voted consistently against giving approval for mining in the Liverpool Plains. votes
  • Voted consistently for criminalising "revenge porn". votes
  • Voted consistently for closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. votes
  • Voted consistently against Adani's proposed Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin. votes
  • Voted consistently against drug testing welfare recipients. votes
  • Voted consistently for equal treatment for all couples. votes
  • Voted consistently against a citizenship test. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing federal government support for childcare. votes
  • Voted generally for government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Voted consistently against civil celebrants having the right to refuse to marry same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted consistently for universal access to abortion services. votes
  • Voted consistently for expanding Medicare-funded dental care. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the Newstart Allowance rate. votes
  • Voted consistently for an inquiry into the Iraq War. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Paris Climate Agreement. votes
  • Voted consistently against making more water from Murray-Darling Basin available to use. votes
  • Has never voted on privatising the ABC. votes
  • Voted almost always against targeting foreign interference in Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently against a declared area offence. votes
  • Voted consistently for legalising euthanasia. votes
  • Voted consistently for promoting multiculturalism. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing political transparency. votes
  • Voted consistently against legalising pepper spray. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing government support for the dairy industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for transgender rights. votes
  • Voted consistently for community right to say no to nuclear waste disposal sites. votes
  • Voted consistently against Australia's timber industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against for increasing the Youth Allowance rate. votes
  • Voted consistently for reducing air pollution. votes
  • Voted consistently for investing in climate science. votes
  • Voted consistently against offshore oil mining. votes
  • Voted consistently for a constitutionally enshrined First Nations Voice in parliament. votes
  • Voted almost always against implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. votes

Read about how the voting record is decided.

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Adjournment: Australian Greens (23 Aug 2018)

“This is my final speech to the Senate. I'm not calling it a valedictory as I'm not retiring from politics. I'm not leaving politics. I'll continue campaigning outside this place on the same issues as I've spoken on and campaigned on inside and outside this place over many years. If you want an idea of what those issues are, I think I've made about another 110 speeches or so since I came back...”

Committees: National Disability Insurance Scheme; Consideration (23 Aug 2018)

“I rise to speak on document No. 13, the government response to the joint standing committee's examination of the transitional arrangements for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, known as the NDIS. Again, given that I'm often so critical, I should note when positive things happen—that the government response to this report was reasonably swift and reasonably thorough, and it's...”

Committees: Human Rights Committee; Report (23 Aug 2018)

“I rise to speak on document No. 8, which is Human rights scrutiny report: report 8 of 2018, a report of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights, a committee that came into being during the period when I was not in this chamber. This report demonstrates again—as with some other processes, like the scrutiny of bills—the limitations of the process that this committee goes...”

More of Andrew Bartlett's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 93 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 1 person is tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 648 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)