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Dio Wang, former Senator

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  • Former Palmer United Party Senator for WA
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2014 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 9 May 2016 — unknown

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Dio Wang voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Has never voted on same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted moderately against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. 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 for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Has never voted on uranium export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Goods and Services Tax (4 May 2016)

“Minister, given your government has strategically timed the $50 million submarines announcement to save a couple of marginal seats in South Australia, how many marginal seats will there have to be in WA for your government to take the GST issue seriously?”

Questions without Notice: Goods and Services Tax (4 May 2016)

“Mr President, I ask a supplementary question. Minister, as one of four cabinet ministers from Western Australia and being personally in control of the financial portfolio, can you explain why our state's so-called voices at the table have failed their fellow Western Australians by not fixing the GST distribution system, even though successive governments and this year's budget have repeatedly...”

Questions without Notice: Goods and Services Tax (4 May 2016)

“My question is to the Minister for Finance, Senator Cormann. Two years ago I first stood in this place to ask your government the first of my four questions about Western Australians being robbed of our fair share of GST revenue. In that time, your government could have voted for laws I have brought before this place to fix the broken GST distribution system once and for all and deliver to...”

More of Dio Wang's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — below average amongst Senators.
  • 5 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 20 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)