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Guy Barnett, former Senator

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  • Former Liberal Party Senator for Tasmania
  • Became a Senator on 26 February 2002 — unknown
  • Left Senate on 30 June 2011 — unknown

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Guy Barnett voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted moderately against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted strongly for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly against recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against stem cell research. votes
  • Voted moderately for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Has never voted on live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing beef import standards. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for uranium export. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing freedom of political communication. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Square Kilometre Array (23 Jun 2011)

“Mr Deputy President, congratulations to you, in the chair for the last time today, and best wishes for your retirement. I would like to take note of answers and support the motion moved by Senator Joyce, particularly with respect to answers given by Senator Evans on behalf of the government and specifically regarding the question I asked about school closures in Tasmania. The question related...”

Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Gillard Government, Live Animal Exports (23 Jun 2011)

“Mr Deputy President, congratulations to you, in the chair for the last time today, and best wishes for your retirement. I would like to take note of answers and support the motion moved by Senator Joyce, particularly with respect to answers given by Senator Evans on behalf of the government and specifically regarding the question I asked about school closures in Tasmania. The question related...”

Questions without Notice: Square Kilometre Array (23 Jun 2011)

“Mr President, I ask a further supplementary question. Clearly, Minister, your advice is contrary to the advice of Mr McKim, including his legal advice. How is it that the government can waste $13 million of BER project funding at state schools slated for closure when not one Tasmanian state school has been connected to the NBN? Isn't this just another twist in the BER education fiasco, which...”

More of Guy Barnett's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 5 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
  • 17 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 326 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)