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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 scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. 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 encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Motions: COVID-19: Income Support Payments (2 Sep 2021)

“Acting Deputy President O'Neill, you are indeed correct. Shortly, both Senator Siewert and I will be leaving this place, bound for the airport and heading home to Western Australia after some five weeks here in the capital. It is the 5,908th day that Senator Siewert has represented the state that I also call home. so I acknowledge that at the start. Turning to the matter at hand, the Morrison...”

Questions without Notice: Superannuation (31 Aug 2021)

“SMALL () (): Because the Morrison government stands for protecting, preserving and enhancing the retirement incomes of Australians, can the minister outline what the consequences will be for those funds that fail the performance test two years in a row? And what reactions has the government received from stakeholders in the super sector to these important performance measures?”

Questions without Notice: Superannuation (31 Aug 2021)

“I do have a supplementary question. In light of the fact that Australia's superannuation pool is now larger than GDP, arguably connecting Australians to their own money in superannuation has never been more important. So how can Australians access the YourSuper comparison tool— Senator Watt interjecting—”

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  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — 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") 26 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: 29 Jul 2021