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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 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 very 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 very strongly for 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 very 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 very strongly 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

Bills: Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019; Second Reading (11 Sep 2019)

“Protests have played a major positive role in Australia's history, and when we come together to speak up for the voiceless, to stand for justice and to protect our environment, we can bring about real change. The Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019 is not about animal rights activism; it's an attack on our right to protest. It's an attack on our right to be able to...”

Adjournment: Religious Freedom, Blair, Dr David (10 Sep 2019)

“When Budi Sudarto came to Australia, he thought this to be a country that provided social and cultural protection for LGBTIQ people. Sadly, in recent times he's realised that this sense of safety is fragile. 'I'm scared,' he said to a room of MPs. Budi is queer. He's also Muslim. He shared his reflections on the current debate around religious freedom and the impact it will have on him and...”

Bills: National Sports Tribunal Bill 2019, National Sports Tribunal (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2019; Second Reading (10 Sep 2019)

“It has been said that sport is the window into a country's soul. When we think of ourselves as Australians, we often think of ourselves as a sporting nation and, through that window, we can see a lot to be proud of. Fourteen million of us participate in sport annually, and 1.8 million of us volunteer each year in a whole range of different ways, whether it is in football, soccer, netball,...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 7 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") 340 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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