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  • Australian Labor Party Senator for Tasmania
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Tourism (since 2 Jun 2019)
    Shadow Assistant Minister for Tasmania (since 2 Jun 2019)
  • Became a Senator on 25 August 2005 — unknown
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Carol Brown voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted a mixture of for and against same sex marriage. votes
  • Has never voted on tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted moderately for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted moderately for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted moderately against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted moderately against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for stem cell research. votes
  • Voted moderately against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted moderately for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted moderately for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted moderately for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Has never voted on an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing beef import standards. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted moderately for uranium export. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Statements by Senators: Tasmania: Forestry Industry (2 Sep 2020)

“[by video link] Today I make my first remote virtual contribution to the parliament. In doing so, I'm pleased to speak in support of a strong, robust and vital component of our resources industry in Tasmania: our forestry industry. In particular, I would like to express Labor's ongoing support of the Tasmanian native timber industry. It is an industry which is able to operate within a...”

Bills: Education Legislation Amendment (2020 Measures No. 1) Bill 2020; Second Reading (18 Jun 2020)

“The Education Legislation Amendment (2020 Measures No. 1) Bill 2020 includes provision for full-fee-paying university students to have the 25 per cent loan fee waived for six months, due to COVID. The bill also gives the Secretary of the Department of Education, Skills and Employment the power to determine certain students who, due to having more than one Commonwealth Higher Education Student...”

Bills: Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Amendment (APRA Industry Funding) Bill 2020, Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020, Authorised Non-operating Holding Companies Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020, General Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020, Life Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020, Retirement Savings Account Providers Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020, Superannuation Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2020; Second Reading (18 Jun 2020)

“I rise to speak on behalf of the opposition in support of this package of bills which provide for the funding of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, APRA, through industry levies. I note that the bills are supported by industry stakeholders and are broadly designed to enable APRA to more fairly distribute the burden of levies across the entities it regulates. They will address...”

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  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 471 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)