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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 strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly 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
  • 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

Adjournment: COVID-19: Employment (18 Jun 2020)

“I thank Senator Sterle for raising such an important issue that obviously deserves significant attention. The labour-force data that was revealed today paints a very bleak picture across Australia, with the devastating impacts of the recession being driven home by the news of 835,000 jobs lost since the virus hit. The ABS highlighted the unemployment rate would be as high as 11.3 per cent had...”

Questions without Notice: JobKeeper Payment (12 Jun 2020)

“On Tuesday Senator Stoker criticised 'endless subsidies paid for using money borrowed from future generations'. Has Senator Stoker been given any commitment by Mr Morrison about government debt levels?”

Questions without Notice: JobKeeper Payment (12 Jun 2020)

“This morning the member for Braddon was asked if we will see separate rates of unemployment benefit in different parts of the country. He answered, 'It's being considered at the moment and we're not excluding anything.' Has Mr Pearce been given any commitment by Mr Morrison about a higher rate of unemployment benefits for Northern Tasmania?”

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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 141 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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