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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 moderately for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against uranium export. votes
  • Voted 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: Urban Congestion Fund; Order for the Production of Documents (31 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] I want to take note of the government's response to the order for the production of documents No. 1217, which was tabled just then. I, with the support of the Senate, asked for the spreadsheets that underpin the car park rorts that took place prior to the last election—those spreadsheets that laid out the 20-marginal-seat strategy and how hundreds of millions of dollars...”

Statements: Afghanistan (31 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] Yesterday I spoke about the crisis in Afghanistan and the impact on the people of Afghanistan of Australia's invasion and the 20 years of war. Often, when we raise these issues we hear, 'What are the alternatives of going to war?' and, 'How else could we have addressed the issue of terrorism and the scourge of the Taliban 20 years ago?' We can approach our foreign policy and...”

Bills: Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021; Second Reading (31 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] The Australian Greens believe that women have the right to equal respect, responsibilities, opportunities and outcomes in society, and we believe that women have the right to equal access to and participation in decision-making processes in all areas of political, social, cultural, intellectual and economic life. These should not be controversial statements. These should be...”

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  • Has spoken in 110 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 8 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
  • 5 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Janet Rice speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 489 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

Register of Interests (What's this?)

Janet Rice's latest interest statementPDFLast updated: 22 Sep 2021