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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How David Bushby 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 strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly 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 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 strongly 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 strongly for uranium export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted 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 moderately for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Business: Leave of Absence (6 Dec 2018)

“by leave—I move: That leave of absence be granted to the following senators for today: (a) Senator Payne on account of parliamentary business; and (b) Senator Scullion, for personal reasons. Question agreed to.”

Motions: Royal Commonwealth Society (4 Dec 2018)

“At the request of Senator Dean Smith, I move: That the Senate— (a) notes that:   (i) 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of The Royal Commonwealth Society, the oldest civil society organisation devoted to the modern Commonwealth,   (ii) since its establishment, The Royal Commonwealth Society has worked to improve the lives and prospects of Commonwealth citizens across...”

Questions without Notice: Economy (4 Dec 2018)

“How does a strong trading environment help more broadly to create a stronger economy and more jobs, and allow the government to deliver essential services without raising taxes?”

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  • Has spoken in 79 debates in the last year — 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") 285 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)