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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Andrew McLachlan voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Has never voted on increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
- Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
- Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
- Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
- Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
- Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Business: Days and Hours of Meeting (8 Oct 2020)
“Pursuant to the order agreed earlier today, the sitting of the Senate is suspended until 9 am tomorrow. Proceedings suspended from 21 : 39 to 09 : 00 The Senate transcript was published up to 21:39. The remainder of the transcript will be published progressively as it is completed.”
- Committees: Membership (8 Oct 2020)
“Order! The President has received letters requesting changes in the membership of various committees.”
- Questions without Notice: Budget (8 Oct 2020)
“Can the minister outline the importance of long-term certainty for the defence budget?”
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- Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
- People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 6 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)