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Jeannie Ferris, former Senator

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  • Former Liberal Party Senator for SA
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 1996 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 2 April 2007 — Died

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Jeannie Ferris voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted strongly for stem cell research. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for uranium export. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing surveillance powers. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Defence Procurement (1 Mar 2007)

“Senator Ferris interjecting—”

Questions without Notice: Gynaecological Cancer (28 Feb 2007)

“My question is to the Minister for Ageing, Senator Santoro, in his capacity representing the Minister for Health and Ageing. In this National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Week, would the minister outline to the Senate what steps the Howard government is taking to help combat gynaecological cancers in Australia.”

Committees: Community Affairs Committee; Report: Government Response (27 Feb 2007)

“Hear, hear!”

More of Jeannie Ferris's recent appearances

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