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  • Former Australian Labor Party Senator for Victoria
  • Changed party from Deputy-President on 9 May 2016; from Australian Labor Party on 6 Jul 2014
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2002 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 1 July 2019 — unknown

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Gavin Marshall voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted a mixture of for and against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted moderately for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against 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 the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. 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 strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and 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 a mixture of for and against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted moderately against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for stem cell research. votes
  • Voted moderately against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. 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 moderately for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted moderately for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing beef import standards. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted moderately for uranium export. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Has never voted on 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 moderately for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted moderately against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Social Services Legislation Amendment (Energy Assistance Payment) Bill 2019; Third Reading (3 Apr 2019)

“As no amendments to the bill have been circulated, I shall call the minister to move the third reading unless any senator requires that the bill be considered in Committee of the Whole.”

Bills: Social Services Legislation Amendment (Energy Assistance Payment) Bill 2019; Second Reading (3 Apr 2019)

“The question now is that the bill be read a second time. Question agreed to. Bill read a second time.”

Bills: Social Services Legislation Amendment (Energy Assistance Payment) Bill 2019; Second Reading (3 Apr 2019)

“The question is that the second reading amendment moved by Senator Siewert be agreed to.”

More of Gavin Marshall's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 5 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
  • 7 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 337 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)