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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Brian Burston voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Has never voted on 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 a mixture of for and against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing surveillance powers. 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

Matters of Urgency: Politics and Sport (26 Mar 2018)

“Mr Acting Deputy President, on a point of order: I did repeat those statements that I lectured at university—”

Matters of Urgency: Politics and Sport (26 Mar 2018)

“He's accusing me of not—”

Matters of Urgency: Politics and Sport (26 Mar 2018)

“I move: That, in the opinion of the Senate, the following is a matter of urgency: The need to understand why some politicians and professional sportsmen feel the need to cheat. This particular ball has not been tampered with.”

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  • Has spoken in 27 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") 33 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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