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  • Australian Labor Party Senator for WA
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Road Safety (since 21 Aug 2018)
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2005 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Glenn Sterle voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted moderately against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 very 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 moderately against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 moderately against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against stem cell research. votes
  • Voted strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted moderately for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very 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 strongly for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Has never voted on an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted strongly for 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 strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against 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 a mixture of for and against 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

Questions without Notice: Australian Maritime Safety Authority (27 Feb 2020)

“Out of respect for the memory of Damien, I will go straight to my final supplementary question. Minister, no Australian family should have to endure the pain and anguish that the Mills family have experienced. Will the government finally act by supporting my private senators bill, which ensures that two headcounts are conducted—one at the commencement of the voyage and one at the...”

Questions without Notice: Australian Maritime Safety Authority (27 Feb 2020)

“Minister, a Senate inquiry into the Australian Maritime Safety Authority has raised serious concerns about the authority's management of Mr Mills's case and the authority's continued refusal to strengthen safety regulations for domestic commercial vessels. Why has the government minister ignored pleas from the committee for sensible action on passenger safety for the past two years?”

Questions without Notice: Australian Maritime Safety Authority (27 Feb 2020)

“My question is for the Minister representing the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, Senator Cash. Damien Mills died tragically at age 35 when he fell overboard while travelling on a chartered vessel off the coast of Western Australia on 31 October 2014. A coronial inquest found Mr Mills's death underscored the need for simple safety processes on chartered...”

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  • Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 8 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Glenn Sterle speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 454 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)