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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 strongly 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

Adjournment: Black, Mr Frank (18 Jun 2020)

“In the short time I have available to me, I want to raise with the Senate quite an alarming situation that's happened over the last couple of days. There is an owner-driver by the name of Frank Black. I've known Frank for many, many years, and Frank wrote an opinion piece in an edition of Owner Driver entitled 'Maintain your rates'. I'll just quote a few lines from it. Frank Black states:...”

Committees: Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee; Government Response to Report (18 Jun 2020)

“Why aren't we jumping on this? Minister Cash and Minister McCormack, we talk about training. Is no-one going to do something to start saving lives? Accidents happen, but this is trucks being overloaded and not loaded properly. This is truck drivers crookedly or corruptly getting their licences. This is scumbag transport companies doing their own training and stealing work and food off the...”

Committees: Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee; Government Response to Report (18 Jun 2020)

“I move: That the Senate take note of the document. This is a report that was done following a very lengthy—I think it was about three years—inquiry into road safety. I was joined in that committee work by Senator Gallacher. I think Senator Brockman was on the committee at the time. Senator Back was on it. The report was called Aspects of road safety in Australia, and it was done...”

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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 461 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)