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  • Jacqui Lambie Network Senator for Tasmania
  • Changed party from Palmer United Party on 23 Nov 2014
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2014 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Jacqui Lambie voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted moderately against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted moderately for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted moderately for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted moderately against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Has never voted on uranium export. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Matters of Urgency: Newstart Allowance (11 Sep 2019)

“There are a million different reasons that Newstart is too low. Of course it's time to raise it—we should have done it years ago. The government says they want people on Newstart to get a job, but when they do the government penalises them. If someone on Newstart works anything more than three hours to try to keep their head above water and the wolf from the door, this government takes...”

Questions without Notice: Newstart Allowance (10 Sep 2019)

“Your government argued for lower taxes because a 37 per cent tax rate was discouraging people from work. Over 100,000 recipients lose part of their payment because they're working a few hours a week. And they're not losing 30c in the dollar, are they? No, they're losing between 50c and 60c. How is it fair that Newstart recipients pay a higher effective tax rate than anyone else in the...”

Questions without Notice: Newstart Allowance (10 Sep 2019)

“Mr President, I simply would like to know if the government would look at letting them work more hours before their payments are hit. It's simple: would you at least consider it?”

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  • Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 14 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Jacqui Lambie speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 237 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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