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Jo Lindgren, former Senator


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  • Former Liberal Party Senator for Queensland
  • Became a Senator on 21 May 2015 — unknown
  • Left Senate on 9 May 2016 — unknown

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Jo Lindgren voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Has never voted on voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

Read about how the voting record is decided.

Most recent appearances in parliament

Matters of Public Importance: Budget (4 May 2016)

“First of all, I would like to assure those listening out in the public that the coalition's 2016 budget is an action budget. It is a budget for all Australians. It is an economic plan for jobs and growth. This budget ensures Australia continues to successfully transition from the mining investment boom to a stronger, more diversified economy, opening up export opportunities which will help...”

Questions without Notice: Trade (4 May 2016)

“Mr President, I ask a further supplementary question. Can the Cabinet Secretary outline how the government is helping businesses in my home state of Queensland through the negotiation of new free trade agreements?”

Questions without Notice: Trade (4 May 2016)

“Mr President, I ask a supplementary question. Can the Cabinet Secretary detail how small business, in particular, benefits from free trade and the government's free trade agenda?”

More of Jo Lindgren's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — below average amongst Senators.
  • 0 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 28 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)