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  • Australian Conservatives Senator for SA
  • Changed party from Liberal Party on 7 Feb 2017
  • Became a Senator on 4 May 2006 — unknown
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Cory Bernardi voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted moderately against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted strongly for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly against recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for 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 moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against stem cell research. votes
  • Voted moderately against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted moderately for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted moderately against carbon farming. votes
  • Voted moderately for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted 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 a mixture of for and against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing beef import standards. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for uranium export. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 moderately 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: United Nations (3 Apr 2019)

“In this place I've raised specific questions about the Paris climate pact and the diversion of Australian aid money to ghost programs in Afghanistan and to purveyors of terrorism in Palestine. Is the government proud of throwing away rapidly increasing amounts of precious taxpayer money to the United Nations, which continually opposes our border security and our sovereignty?”

Questions without Notice: United Nations (3 Apr 2019)

“According to DFAT annual reports, when the coalition took office, Australia contributed $193 million that year to the UN. Unlike self-funded retiree slow rates of return on investments, the UN has a enjoyed 46 per cent funding increase over the coalition's six-year life span, to $282 million. Australia has been ravaged by drought, cyclones and bushfires, so why do we keep increasing aid...”

Questions without Notice: United Nations (3 Apr 2019)

“I must say that this question has been developed from the contribution of thousands of Australians, and the question is to the Minister for Foreign Affairs. Across recent history the UN has criticised Australia's human rights record under previous and current coalition governments, subjected us to a barrage of criticism over asylum seekers and offshore detention and criticised the boat...”

More of Cory Bernardi's recent appearances

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  • Has spoken in 111 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 6 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
  • 22 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Cory Bernardi speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 611 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)