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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 strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. 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 a mixture of for and against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and 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 moderately for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted moderately for 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 strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Has never voted on offshore processing of asylum seekers. 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

Adjournment: JobSeeker Payment (23 Feb 2021)

“I know better than to expect a good outcome from this government. I'd settle for good enough. But there's good, there's good enough and, apparently, there's 25 bucks a week, so I guess that's good enough. I've seen all the outrage from people saying that $25 a week is a slap in the face for people who need help. I've got to say I get where that's coming from. Really, people have been calling...”

Questions without Notice: Employment (23 Feb 2021)

“Just one more thing, and I'm sure it's only small. My mate took a job as a lobbyist while he was also a member of parliament. He didn't disclose it, but apparently that's okay in here because we have no standards. Also, as a lobbyist and a member of parliament, he was lobbying his colleagues to oppose his own government's legislation because his client was paying him to do it. Do you think...”

Questions without Notice: Employment (23 Feb 2021)

“With all due respect, Mr President, on relevance. Can he just answer the question? Let's get some standards in here for once.”

More of Jacqui Lambie's recent appearances

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  • Has spoken in 72 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 4 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
  • 15 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Jacqui Lambie speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 299 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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