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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 very 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 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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Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program, Aged Care (27 Feb 2020)

“What we've seen, now that this sports rorts committee has been meeting, is that every day, in a new way, the protection racket they've been trying to build around the Prime Minister and his office gets dismantled. We've had only a couple of hearings now, and we're getting so much new information about how this goes to the direct involvement of the Prime Minister and his office in this...”

Questions without Notice: Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program (27 Feb 2020)

“Evidence to the select committee has now revealed that the Prime Minister's and Senator McKenzie's offices exchanged at least 136 emails. Over 28 versions of colour coded spreadsheets outlining political and electorate breakdowns were exchanged, and Minister McKenzie backdated her decision on round 3 in breach of caretaker conventions. When will the Prime Minister admit his role in driving...”

Questions without Notice: Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program (27 Feb 2020)

“Why did the government provide a brief to Sport Australia at 8.46 am on the day the Prime Minister called the election, approving the Community Sport Infrastructure Program projects, when the House had already been dissolved at 8.30 am and caretaker conventions were in place?”

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  • Has spoken in 28 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") 140 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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