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  • Liberal Party Senator for Tasmania
  • Assistant Minister for Industry Development (since 22 Dec 2020)
    Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries (since 29 May 2019)
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2016 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Jonathon Duniam voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted moderately for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. 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 strongly 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 very strongly 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 very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted moderately against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Committees: Economics References Committee, Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee; Government Response to Report (24 Jun 2021)

“I present government responses to committee reports as listed on the Dynamic Red. In accordance with the usual practice, I seek leave to have the documents incorporated in Hansard. Leave granted. The documents read as follows— Australian Government response to the Senate Economics References Committee report: Australia's Dairy Industry: Rebuilding trust and a fair market for farmers...”

Bills: Farm Household Support Amendment (Debt Waiver) Bill 2021; Third Reading (24 Jun 2021)

“I move: That this bill be now read a third time. Question agreed to. Bill read a third time.”

Bills: Farm Household Support Amendment (Debt Waiver) Bill 2021; Second Reading (24 Jun 2021)

“I thank senators for their contributions and commend the bill to the Senate. Question agreed to. Bill read a second time.”

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  • Has spoken in 176 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 297 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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