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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

Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Racism, Assange, Mr Julian Paul (25 Feb 2021)

“Minister Payne's response to my question about justice for Julian Assange—to take action to free Julian Assange, to take action to reach out to her US counterpart in the incoming Biden administration—was distressing. It was the same old, same old. Basically, it was complete abrogation of the responsibility, you would think, of this government to actually protect the rights of a US...”

Questions without Notice: Assange, Mr Julian Paul (25 Feb 2021)

“Minister, when is enough enough? Julian Assange has suffered so much, and the judge in the UK case has basically said that extradition to the US is effectively a death sentence. The UN's special rapporteur on torture has said that the failure of the judgement to denounce and redress the persecution and torture of Mr Assange 'leaves fully intact the intended intimidating effect on journalists...”

Questions without Notice: Assange, Mr Julian Paul (25 Feb 2021)

“Will you commit to picking up the phone to ask the US administration to drop the charges against Mr Assange? There were reports that the Trump administration in the latter days of the Trump term was close to pardoning Assange and may have done so if they had received representations from the Australian government. Will you pick up the phone to the incoming Biden administration?”

More of Janet Rice's recent appearances

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  • Has spoken in 95 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 8 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
  • 6 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Janet Rice speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 446 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

Register of Interests (What's this?)

Janet Rice's latest interest statementPDFLast updated: 14 Aug 2020