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RSS feed Senator David Fawcett , former Representative

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  • Liberal Party Senator for SA
  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Wakefield
  • Entered the Senate on 1 July 2011 — Federal election
  • Previously Representative for Wakefield until 24 November 2007 — unknown
  • Entered House of Representatives on 9 October 2004 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How David Fawcett voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted moderately against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted moderately against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against 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 moderately 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 strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 moderately against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted moderately against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted strongly for uranium export. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Has never voted on 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 strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Extension of Coronavirus Support) Bill 2020; In Committee (10 Dec 2020)

“Senator Pratt, from a procedural point of view, we already have a question before the chair, which is the first amendment you moved, so you can't move the other amendments until that question is dealt with. An honourable senator interjecting— The TEMPORARY CHAIR: Amendment (1) on sheet 1149 has already been moved. The CHAIR: The question is that amendment (1) on sheet 1149 be agreed to.”

Bills: Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Amendment Bill 2020; In Committee (10 Dec 2020)

“As the opposition amendments were circulated after 11 am, leave will be required for them to be considered. Is leave granted?”

Bills: Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Amendment Bill 2020; In Committee (10 Dec 2020)

“The time allotted for debate on the bill has expired. In accordance with the resolution agreed to earlier today, I will now put the question on the remaining stages of the bill and then put the question on the remaining stages of the other bills listed in that resolution. The question is that the amendments on sheet 1044, moved by Senator Patrick, be agreed to.”

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  • Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — below 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") 306 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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