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  • Australian Labor Party Senator for NSW
  • Shadow Minister for the Environment and Water (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for Women (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Assistant Minister for Communities and the Prevention of Family Violence (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister Assisting for Climate Change (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for Financial Services (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Assistant Treasurer (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Assistant Minister to the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (since 2 Jun 2019)
    Shadow Cabinet Secretary (since 2 Jun 2019)
  • Became a Senator on 6 May 2015 — Federal election
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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 very strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. 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
  • Voted very strongly for 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

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Extension of Coronavirus Support) Bill 2020; In Committee (10 Dec 2020)

“It's disappointing to hear the minister indicate she's not willing to support Labor's amendment. Listening to her answers to questions posed by Senator Siewert, it is very clear that the government is operating on a deeply flawed understanding of how the Australian economy works, of how the labour market works and, indeed, of what the impact of these changes will be on communities all around...”

Bills: Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Withdrawal from Amalgamations) Bill 2020; Second Reading (9 Dec 2020)

“The bill before us, the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Withdrawal from Amalgamations) Bill 2020, represents a commonsense, reasonable and technical amendment to the registered organisations act, specifically the provisions in the act that deal with withdrawal from amalgamation. Currently the act allows a constituent part of an amalgamated union to withdraw from the remainder...”

Questions without Notice: JobSeeker Payment (8 Dec 2020)

“Why is the Morrison government prioritising spending $15 million of taxpayers' money on a marketing campaign praising a comeback while leaving Australians behind and forcing them to skip meals during the deepest recession in almost a century?”

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  • Has spoken in 75 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 312 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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