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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Anthony Chisholm voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Has never voted on tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Has never voted on voluntary student union fees. 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 a mixture of for and against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Has never voted on restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted moderately against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted moderately against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted moderately 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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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program (3 Sep 2020)

“Given that the Prime Minister was clearly able to devote so much time and attention to the rorting of sports grants, where was the time, attention or colour-coded spreadsheet for aged care?”

Questions without Notice: Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program (3 Sep 2020)

“The ANAO also revealed the then minister's office drafted notes for a meeting with the Prime Minister that included: 'How many additional projects in marginal and target seats could be funded?' Was the Community Sport Infrastructure Grants Program funding increased to allow the Prime Minister to make more pork-barrelling announcements?”

Questions without Notice: Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program (3 Sep 2020)

“My question is to the Minister for Sport, Senator Colbeck: The Prime Minister claims his only involvement in the rorted Community Sport Infrastructure Grants Program was to pass on 'representations made to us as every Prime Minister has always done'. But the Auditor-General last night told the Select Committee on Administration of Sports Grants he had never previously seen so much interaction...”

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  • Has spoken in 26 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") 145 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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