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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Janet Rice 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 for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted moderately against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted strongly against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against uranium export. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted very strongly against offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted strongly for 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

Documents: Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program; Order for the Production of Documents (3 Sep 2020)

“Every day we learn more about the scale of the rorting by the Liberal and the National parties, and last night's hearing of the select inquiry into sports rorts revealed so much more. It is absolutely vital that the government comes clean—and that it comes clean quickly—and reveals the extent to which they rorted this grants program basically to turn it into a pre-election slush...”

Documents: Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program; Order for the Production of Documents (3 Sep 2020)

“I am seeking to suspend standing orders so that we can get this OPD voted on today so that the information that was revealed at last night's meeting is there for the public to be able to realise the extent that this government has been rorting the program. Going back to the chronology, which we learned about only last night—this is why it's urgent—the day before the scheduled...”

Statements by Senators: Grants and Funding, Transgender and Gender Diverse Communities (2 Sep 2020)

“[by video link] I want to start today by talking about a particular concern in relation to the Senate's Select Committee on Administration of Sports Grants—the sports rorts inquiry. It's bad enough that the Liberal and National parties rorted hundreds of millions of dollars in grants, but it gets worse. We are seeing an increasingly concerning pattern where the coalition is desperately...”

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  • Has spoken in 65 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 8 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 394 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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