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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Anne Urquhart voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted a mixture of for and against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 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 moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted moderately against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted moderately for 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 a mixture of for and 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 a mixture of for and 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 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 very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted moderately against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Matters of Urgency: Newstart Allowance (11 Sep 2019)

“I draw your attention to this simple statement by the CEO of the Tasmanian Council of Social Services, Kym Goodes: For Newstart to work it needs to be enough to cover the basics, so people who are looking for a job, studying, caring for children or recovering from injury or illness can live with dignity, without the stress of juggling debt … It's a simple, rational statement that makes...”

Motions: Medicinal Marijuana (11 Sep 2019)

“I seek leave to make a short statement.”

Motions: Medicinal Marijuana (11 Sep 2019)

“Labor will support this motion because we strongly support the principle of improved access to medicinal cannabis in Australia. Labor made a series of election commitments to improve access and affordability. We urge the government to follow our lead. However, like the government, we note that medicines must be assessed for safety and efficacy by the TGA. In addition, under the National...”

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  • Has spoken in 110 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 3 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 307 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)