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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Ben Small voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia's Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2021; In Committee (18 Mar 2021)

“Finally, if we're not interested in the right of Australians to convert that employment for the first time, if we're against putting more money in the pockets of Australians through improved agreement-making, if we're somehow against increases in the criminal and civil penalties that apply in instances of wage theft or underpayment—somehow those opposite also find themselves against...”

Bills: Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia's Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2021; In Committee (18 Mar 2021)

“I would like to draw the chamber's attention to the discussion that we've been having for a number of days, and that is that the Morrison government has introduced some non-ideological incremental and measured reforms that are aimed at empowering Australian workers in the workplace to have the right to convert casual employment to permanent employment for the very first time. Instead, we see...”

Bills: Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia's Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2021; In Committee (18 Mar 2021)

“to offer that really carefully, on the basis of private consultations that they've been having around Australia with employees, employer associations and unions. This has fallen to those crossbench colleagues who come to this place with an open mind and a motivation to see Australians earn more money and keep more of the money they earn for themselves and for their families. For that, I...”

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  • Has spoken in 17 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") 12 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

Register of Interests (What's this?)

Ben Small's latest interest statementPDFLast updated: 3 May 2021