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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
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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 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

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Matters of Urgency: Newstart Allowance and Youth Allowance (3 Dec 2019)

“Surviving below the poverty line is a reality for millions of Australians. In Australia, the poverty line is $433 for a single adult living alone or $909 a week for a couple with two kids. When you think about the basic payments that you make each week for rent, bills, groceries and petrol, $433 would barely see you make ends meet. But over three million people in Australia are currently...”

Questions without Notice: Prime Minister (2 Dec 2019)

“Did the Attorney-General or his office seek any advice about the appropriateness of the Prime Minister's call to the New South Wales commissioner of police? Did the Attorney-General give any advice to the Prime Minister as to the appropriateness of his phone call?”

Questions without Notice: Prime Minister (2 Dec 2019)

“Can the minister explain how the Attorney-General judged that it was appropriate for the Prime Minister to call the New South Wales police commissioner about a criminal investigation into one of his own cabinet ministers?”

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — 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") 242 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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