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  • Liberal Party Senator for Victoria
  • Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and the Digital Economy (since 22 Dec 2020)
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2016 — Federal election
  • Email me whenever Jane Hume speaks (no more than once per day)

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Jane Hume voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very 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 very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly 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 very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly 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

Questions without Notice: Superannuation (18 Mar 2021)

“I am very proud to inform the Senate that the Morrison government has already reunited Australians with billions of dollars in lost and unclaimed superannuation. Data released by the ATO for the financial year ending June 2020 shows that the Morrison government's reforms have had an enormous impact on the retirement balances of millions of Australians, reducing unclaimed super by around $7...”

Questions without Notice: Superannuation (18 Mar 2021)

“It is in fact very easy to find your lost or unclaimed super. It is also very quick—quicker than it takes to order a cup of coffee. You can find out if a slice of that $13.8 billion belongs to you. All you have to do is jump onto the myGov website, link to the ATO portal and click the 'manage my super' link. It is that easy. So if you've lost or you have forgotten your super it will be...”

Questions without Notice: Superannuation (18 Mar 2021)

“I thank Senator Askew for this question. This is indeed a terrific opportunity. That's exactly right: there is $13.8 billion in lost and unclaimed superannuation that is simply waiting to be claimed by ordinary Australians. In fact, New South Wales tops the nation in unclaimed amounts—around $3.4 billion—and New South Wales holds six of the top 10 postcodes. My home state of...”

More of Jane Hume's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 2 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Jane Hume speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 213 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

Register of Interests (What's this?)

Jane Hume's latest interest statementPDFLast updated: 26 Feb 2020