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  • Liberal Party Senator for Victoria
  • Minister for Women's Economic Security (since 30 Mar 2021)
    Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and the Digital Economy (since 22 Dec 2020)
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2016 — Federal election
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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 moderately 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: Great Barrier Reef (24 Jun 2021)

“I will reiterate exactly what we are doing about the Great Barrier Reef, because the Morrison government, I reiterate again, is deeply committed to protecting the reef. That is why the Australian and Queensland governments are now investing more than $3 billion from 2014-15 to 2023-24 to implement the Reef 2050 Plan. More than $2 billion of this is from the Australian government, which is an...”

Questions without Notice: Great Barrier Reef (24 Jun 2021)

“As I said, the Morrison government is deeply committed to protecting the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, and we fully recognise that the Great Barrier Reef is facing significant pressures from climate change and from other impacts. We do not support the recommendation to immediately place the reef on the List of World Heritage in Danger, and we will strongly oppose that...”

Questions without Notice: Great Barrier Reef (24 Jun 2021)

“I will remind Senator Whish-Wilson that my first sentence was, in fact, that the Morrison government is deeply committed to protecting the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef and that we fully recognise that the Great Barrier Reef is indeed facing serious pressures from climate change and other impacts. That is why we are delivering the 2050 plan, which is jointly developed with the...”

More of Jane Hume's recent appearances

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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") 225 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