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Jan McLucas, former Senator

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Senator for Queensland
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 1999 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 9 May 2016 — retired

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Jan McLucas voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted a mixture of for and against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted moderately for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted moderately for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted moderately for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted moderately against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for stem cell research. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted moderately for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted moderately for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted moderately for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted moderately for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted strongly for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing beef import standards. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted moderately for uranium export. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly for a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against 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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Most recent appearances in parliament

Statements by Senators: Valedictory (4 May 2016)

“Mr President, as you know, the Australian Senate is one of the greatest democratic intuitions in the world and it has been my absolute privilege to be elected to this place. I thank all those who have given me this incredible opportunity—the people of Queensland, especially of the North; and the Australian Labor Party, its members and affiliates. I also thank my family. The sacrifices...”

Bills: Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Bill 2016, Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2016; Second Reading (2 May 2016)

“I also want to begin my contribution today by welcoming Senator Pat Dodson to the Senate. His contribution has been significant on the issues of reconciliation, native title and Indigenous affairs more generally, over many, many years. And I know that his contribution to this place will also be a significant one. I think we are a better place for his being here. But now I go to the bill, the...”

Questions without Notice: Broadband (3 Mar 2016)

“Mr President, I ask a further supplementary question. Can the minister confirm that, in areas where Mr Turnbull's NBN has been switched on, complaints continue to emerge that internet speeds are patchy and in some cases even worse than ADSL? Minister, isn't it true that only Labor's fibre-to-the-premises NBN will deliver faster, higher quality and more reliable broadband to Australians?”

More of Jan McLucas's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — below average amongst Senators.
  • 39 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 504 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)