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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 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

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Motions: Household, Income and Labour Dynamics Survey (1 Aug 2019)

“On behalf of Senator Gallagher, I move: That the Senate— (a) notes that:   (i) the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey, released on 30 July 2019, has confirmed that Australians are worse off since the election of the Coalition Government in 2013,   (ii) HILDA revealed real median household annual disposable income has declined from...”

Questions without Notice: Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction (1 Aug 2019)

“In relation to Minister Frydenberg's request for advice in April 2017 on whether the grasslands listing could be varied against advice, without publication and without being open to legal challenge, at whose request did the minister's office seek that advice? Can the minister guarantee that the request was not the result of representations by Minister Taylor?”

Questions without Notice: Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction (1 Aug 2019)

“Freedom-of-information documents reveal that, in April 2017, Minister Frydenberg's office requested advice from the environment department on whether the grasslands listing could be varied against advice, without publication and without being open to legal challenge. Why was this advice sought?”

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  • Has spoken in 58 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") 226 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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