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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 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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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Business: Rearrangement (4 Dec 2019)
“I'm quite sure many people know in here this has been a really hard decision for me to make. Sorry, everyone, for taking this long to make it but we're getting there. Medevac isn't a national security threat but there are real problems with the way it's operating. There are problems that sit at the centre of its operation. They cannot be amended away. The Labor Party and the Greens may think...”
- Committees: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee; Reference (3 Dec 2019)
“I rise to commend the motion to the chamber. It's about time the people in this place woke up to China's attempts to infiltrate our economy and our democracy. I can tell you that the other 25 million Australians out there have. Both sides of politics need to take a good, hard look at themselves and make sure they're acting in our national interest. Quite obviously, over China, they are not....”
- Questions without Notice: Veterans: Suicide (3 Dec 2019)
“Stories like this one show that the DVA and Defence are not looking after our veterans who are vulnerable. The Minister for Veterans' Affairs won't commit to holding a royal commission, so I have to ask this, as one woman who served to another: you were a brigadier. Both Defence and DVA have diggers under them who are actually hurting a lot and not getting their claims through the Department...”
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- Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
- People have made 4 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 246 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)