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  • Australian Labor Party Senator for Tasmania
  • Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness (Senate) (since 28 Jan 2021)
    Shadow Minister for Regional Services (since 28 Jan 2021)
    Shadow Assistant Minister for Tasmania (since 2 Jun 2019)
    Shadow Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Tourism (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 moderately for 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 moderately 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

Bills: Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Refunds of Charges and Other Measures) Bill 2020; Second Reading (25 Feb 2021)

“Labor will support the Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Refunds of Charges and Other Measures) Bill 2020. This bill enables the minister to provide regulatory fee relief through the refunding of charges in the future if special circumstances are met. It also makes administrative changes to key operational costs and registration requirements to make it easier for...”

Bills: National Collecting Institutions Legislation Amendment Bill 2020; Second Reading (25 Feb 2021)

“The National Collecting Institutions Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 impacts six of the national collecting institutions: the Australian National Maritime Museum, the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, the National Gallery of Australia, the National Library of Australia, the National Museum of Australia and the National Portrait Gallery of Australia. This bill was subject to a...”

Committees: National Disability Insurance Scheme Joint Committee; Government Response to Report (23 Feb 2021)

“I move: That the Senate take note of the document. I rise to take note of the government's response to the final report of the Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS on its inquiry into NDIS planning. When our committee released its our final report we made 42 recommendations, all of which were aimed at improving the planning process from the participants' perspective. The committee conducted...”

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  • Has spoken in 39 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") 494 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

Register of Interests (What's this?)

Carol Brown's latest interest statementPDFLast updated: 2 Aug 2019