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George Campbell, former Senator

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Senator for NSW
  • Became a Senator on 17 September 1997 — unknown
  • Left Senate on 30 June 2008 — retired

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How George Campbell voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted consistently for same-sex marriage equality. votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted consistently against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted consistently for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted consistently for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted consistently against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted consistently for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted generally against privatising government assets. votes
  • Has never voted on stem cell research. votes
  • Voted consistently against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Has never voted on decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted consistently for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted generally for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted consistently for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted generally for uranium export. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted consistently against requiring a warrant to access citizens’ telecommunications records. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing accessibility of government data and documents. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently for decreasing the gender pay gap. votes
  • Has never voted on treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted consistently for revoking citizenship of dual nationals involved with terrorism offences by the minister. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against restricting donations to political parties. votes
  • Voted consistently for protecting whistleblowers. votes
  • Voted almost always against a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently against ending illegal logging. votes
  • Voted generally against protecting threatened forest and bushland habitats. votes
  • Voted consistently against a review of parliamentary entitlements. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing parliamentary entitlements for current MPs and Senators. votes
  • Voted generally for local community consultation on infrastructure projects. votes
  • Voted consistently against maintaining or increasing CSIRO funding. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing housing affordability. votes
  • Has never voted on protecting the Great Barrier Reef. votes
  • Voted consistently against public transport. votes
  • Voted consistently for protecting citizens' privacy. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing investment in the coal industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. votes
  • Voted consistently for equal treatment for all couples. votes
  • Has never voted on a citizenship test. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing federal government support for childcare. votes
  • Voted generally for government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Voted consistently against making more water from Murray-Darling Basin available to use. votes
  • Voted consistently for promoting multiculturalism. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing political transparency. votes
  • Has never voted on Australia's timber industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against for increasing the Youth Allowance rate. votes
  • Voted consistently against investing in climate science. votes
  • Voted consistently against implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Valedictory: (18 Jun 2008)

“Not much.”

Valedictory: (18 Jun 2008)

“You kept selling out!”

Valedictory: (18 Jun 2008)

“Senator George Campbell interjecting—”

More of George Campbell's recent appearances

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