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- Australian Labor Party Senator for NSW
- Shadow Cabinet Secretary (since 2 Jun 2019)
Shadow Assistant Minister to the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (since 2 Jun 2019)
- Became a Senator on 6 May 2015 — Federal election
- Email me whenever Jenny McAllister speaks (no more than once per day)
Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Jenny McAllister voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
- Has never voted on tobacco plain packaging. votes
- Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
- Voted moderately for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
- Voted moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted moderately for increasing marine conservation. votes
- Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
- Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
- Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against live animal exports. votes
- Voted moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
- Has never voted on increasing consumer protections. votes
- Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
- Voted moderately against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
Read about how the voting record is decided.
- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Condolences: Hawke, Hon. Robert James Lee (Bob), AC (3 Jul 2019)
“I rise to join with so many others today in offering my sympathies to Bob Hawke's family. We know that you grieve the loss of a dearly loved husband, father and grandfather. Like my Senate colleagues who've already spoken, I also wish to record my admiration for the Hon. Robert James Lee Hawke, Australia's 23rd Prime Minister. The breadth of Hawke's contribution has already been reflected in...”
- Bills: Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management and Cashless Welfare) Bill 2019; First Reading (3 Apr 2019)
“I seek leave to move the amendments to opposition amendments on sheet 8682 as circulated in the chamber. Leave granted. I move the amendments: (1) Amendment (2), item 7, subparagraph 124PHA(1) (a) (ii), after "local community body", insert "on or after 1 July 2019". [exiting cashless welfare arrangements] (2) Amendment (2), item 7, subparagraph 124PHA(1) (b) (ii), after "the Secretary",...”
- Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (3 Apr 2019)
“I rise to make a few brief remarks and, given the hour, I will keep them brief—and I hope that my brevity isn't mistaken for a lack of interest or care, because there's actually a lot to say about the people who are giving valedictory speeches this evening. I will be very brief about Nigel, because Senator Scullion and I have had very significant political differences. But he has...”
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- Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
- People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
- 3 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Jenny McAllister speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 217 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)