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  • Australian Labor Party Senator for NSW
  • Former Australian Labor Party Representative for Robertson
  • Shadow Minister for Financial Services (Senate) (since 21 Aug 2018)
    Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs (Senate) (since 21 Aug 2018)
    Shadow Minister Assisting for Small Business (Senate) (since 21 Aug 2018)
    Shadow Assistant Minister for Innovation (since 6 Dec 2017)
    Shadow Minister for Communications (Senate) (since 6 Dec 2017)
    Shadow Minister for Ageing and Mental Health (Mental Health) (since 6 Dec 2017)
    Shadow Assistant Minister for Mental Health (since 6 Dec 2017)
  • Entered the Senate on 13 November 2013 — unknown
  • Previously Representative for Robertson until 7 September 2013 — unknown
  • Entered House of Representatives on 21 August 2010 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Deborah O'Neill voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted a mixture of for and against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted moderately for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted moderately for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately for 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 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 very 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 strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and 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 moderately against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted moderately for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted moderately for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted strongly for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted moderately against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for uranium export. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly for 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 against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Business: Consideration of Legislation (6 Dec 2018)

“You guys should stay here and do the work you're paid to do!”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017; In Committee (6 Dec 2018)

“Labor will not be supporting this amendment. I do want to acknowledge the importance of the report that the senator has been reading from, and I note it has the date of September 2017. The government should have well and truly responded to this very significant issue for the Australian people, but they haven't done so. In the absence of the government's response to that, I think that changes...”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017; In Committee (6 Dec 2018)

“Labor is pleased to support these amendments to the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017. We consider that the government's original bill was very weak and failed to provide corporate whistleblowers with protections they actually need and deserve. Labor is pleased that the government finally agreed to strengthening this bill, which I know was the product of...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 102 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • Has spoken in 96 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 211 times in debates — below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 364 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)