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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How David Van voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted moderately against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Biosecurity Amendment (Strengthening Penalties) Bill 2021; Second Reading (23 Jun 2021)

“I rise to speak on the Biosecurity Amendment (Strengthening Penalties) Bill 2021. This bill is about sending a clear message to individuals and companies that put at risk Australia's $61 billion agriculture industry and over $1 trillion in environmental assets by contravening the Biosecurity Act. A strong biosecurity system is critical to Australia's prosperity. Remembering that we are a...”

Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Morrison Government (21 Jun 2021)

“I was making an observation.”

Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Morrison Government (21 Jun 2021)

“We have no doubt that you'll give us that, Senator Ayres. I thank the opposition for their time and Senator Ayres for his entertainment, and I look forward to it being returned in kind.”

More of David Van's recent appearances

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  • Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 3 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever David Van speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 52 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

Register of Interests (What's this?)

David Van's latest interest statementPDFLast updated: 21 Jul 2020