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Ian Campbell, former Senator

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  • Former Liberal Party Senator for WA
  • Became a Senator on 16 May 1990 — unknown
  • Left Senate on 31 May 2007 — Resigned

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Ian Campbell voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted almost always against same-sex marriage equality. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted almost always against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted consistently against recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted consistently for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Has never voted on restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted generally for privatising government assets. votes
  • Has never voted on stem cell research. votes
  • Has never voted on decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Has never voted on encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted generally for uranium export. votes
  • Voted almost always for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing accessibility of government data and documents. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently against decreasing the gender pay gap. votes
  • Voted consistently against revoking citizenship of dual nationals involved with terrorism offences by the minister. votes
  • Voted almost always against restricting donations to political parties. votes
  • Has never voted on protecting whistleblowers. votes
  • Voted almost always against a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Has never voted on ending illegal logging. votes
  • Has never voted on protecting threatened forest and bushland habitats. votes
  • Voted consistently against a review of parliamentary entitlements. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing parliamentary entitlements for current MPs and Senators. votes
  • Has never voted on maintaining or increasing CSIRO funding. votes
  • Has never voted on public transport. votes
  • Voted consistently against protecting citizens' privacy. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing investment in the coal industry. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing federal government support for childcare. votes
  • Voted almost always against government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Voted consistently for making more water from Murray-Darling Basin available to use. votes
  • Has never voted on promoting multiculturalism. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing political transparency. votes
  • Has never voted on Australia's timber industry. votes
  • Voted almost always for for increasing the Youth Allowance rate. 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

Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Budget 2007-08 (10 May 2007)

“I say, in taking note of answers, that what the Australian Labor Party needs to understand is that, yes, the minerals, gas and oil industries in Australia have never been in better shape, and they need to be in much better shape if we are to continue the prosperity that has been built in Australia since I made my first speech in this place back in May 1990, almost to the day. In speaking of...”

Questions without Notice: Workplace Relations (10 May 2007)

“Mr President, on a point of order: just in case my mum is listening, can you make sure you refer to ‘Senator George Campbell’?”

Questions without Notice: Budget 2007-08 (9 May 2007)

“My question is directed to the Minister for Finance and Administration, Senator the Hon. Nick Minchin. Given the strong positive reaction to last night’s budget, could the minister inform the Senate of the importance of keeping the economy strong, of keeping the budget in surplus, of eliminating debt and of continuing to build for the future?”

More of Ian Campbell's recent appearances

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