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  • National Party Senator for Victoria
  • Minister for Regional Services (since 26 Aug 2018)
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2011 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Bridget McKenzie voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted moderately against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly against carbon farming. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for uranium export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly against a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Economy: Rural and Regional Australia (14 Feb 2019)

“Mr Bill Shorten says one thing in Carlton and another thing in Rockhampton. (Time expired)”

Questions without Notice: Economy: Rural and Regional Australia (14 Feb 2019)

“Because of our disciplined and strong economic management, we're delivering increased access to essential services which hardworking regional Australians expect, need and deserve. I'm asked about what impacts the financial recklessness of those opposite will have on regional Australia. We'll have less mobile phone coverage, affecting our small businesses, our health and education access and...”

Questions without Notice: Economy: Rural and Regional Australia (14 Feb 2019)

“Our decentralisation agenda has seen more than 1,200 Australian government jobs moved to the regions since we came into government. These include regional jobs in the Australian Maritime Safety Organisation which, rightly, sought to be relocated to Coffs Harbour because, as the CEO said at the time, 'We're mariners; we like to wake up with the smell of salt in the air.' So it not only makes...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 64 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 8 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Bridget McKenzie speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 408 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)