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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Jess Walsh voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted strongly for a carbon price. votes
- Voted strongly 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 very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
- Voted very strongly against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing marine conservation. votes
- Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
- Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
- Voted moderately for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
- Voted moderately for live animal exports. votes
- Voted very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted moderately for increasing surveillance powers. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
- Voted very strongly against offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted moderately against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Motions: COVID-19: Income Support Payments (2 Sep 2021)
“[by video link] I too rise to speak on Senator Siewert's motion today that notes that the Morrison government has abandoned people in lockdowns on income support payments. I too would like to add some words and pay tribute to Senator Siewert on what is her last day in the federal parliament. Senator Siewert, you are a senator who has never forgotten where you come from. You've never forgotten...”
- Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: COVID-19: Western Australia (1 Sep 2021)
“[by video link] It was indeed very refreshing to hear a member of the government benches congratulate a Labor state premier for doing a good job in dealing with the pandemic. It was very refreshing to hear Senator Cash acknowledge Mr McGowan and his incredible hard work to keep the people of his home state of Western Australia safe. It was as refreshing as a cool change in a heatwave, because...”
- Bills: Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021; Second Reading (31 Aug 2021)
“[by video link] I too rise to speak on the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021. This is the government's response to the landmark Respect@Work report on sexual harassment in Australian workplaces, so it is also their response to the one in three people, mostly women, who have experienced sexual harassment at work. These are women who have experienced great...”
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- Has spoken in 59 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") 85 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)