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Anne McEwen, former Senator

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Senator for SA
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2005 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 9 May 2016 — unknown

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Anne McEwen voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted a mixture of for and 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 moderately against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted moderately for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted 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 moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for stem cell research. votes
  • Voted strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. 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 strongly for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing beef import standards. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted moderately against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted moderately for uranium export. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Australian Crime Commission Amendment (National Policing Information) Bill 2015, Australian Crime Commission (National Policing Information Charges) Bill 2015; Second Reading (4 May 2016)

“On behalf of Senator Collins, I seek leave to incorporate her second reading speech on these Australian Crime Commission bills in Hansard. Leave granted.”

Committees: Economics References Committee; Report (4 May 2016)

“I present an interim report of the Economics References Committee on nonconforming building products. Ordered that the report be printed. I move: That the Senate take note of the report. I seek leave to continue my remarks. Leave granted; debate adjourned.”

Committees: National Broadband Network - Select Committee (4 May 2016)

“I present the final report of the Select Committee on the National Broadband Network, together with the Hansard record of proceedings and documents presented to the committee. Ordered that the report be printed. I move: That the Senate take note of the report. I seek leave to continue my remarks. Leave granted; debate adjourned.”

More of Anne McEwen's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 115 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 7 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 339 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)