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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How James McGrath voted on key issues since 2006:

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

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Committees: Public Works Committee; Report (23 Feb 2021)

“On behalf of the Chair of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works, I present the committee's first report of 2021, concerning the Australian War Memorial development project.”

Matters of Public Importance: Job Security (23 Feb 2021)

“I inform the Senate that, at 8.30 am today, 26 proposals were received in accordance with standing order 75. The question of which proposal would be submitted to the Senate was determined by lot. As a result, I inform the Senate that the following letter has been received from Senator Walsh: Pursuant to standing order 75, I propose that the following matter of public importance be submitted...”

Bills: Transport Security Amendment (Serious Crime) Bill 2020; Second Reading (22 Feb 2021)

“It would assist the chair, Senator Sterle, if you could—”

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  • Has spoken in 58 debates in the last year — 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") 319 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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