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Julian McGauran, former Senator

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  • Former National Party Senator for Victoria
  • Became a Senator on 11 July 1987 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 30 June 2011 — unknown

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Julian McGauran voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted moderately against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted strongly for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly against recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted 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 strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against stem cell research. votes
  • Voted moderately for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing beef import standards. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for uranium export. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing freedom of political communication. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Valedictories: (21 Jun 2011)

“Mr President, I ask for the suspension of standing order 187—speeches not to be read!”

Valedictories: (21 Jun 2011)

“Mr President and Senators, now that my hour has come to give my final speech in parliament, some 24 years from when I gave my maiden speech in Old Parliament House, now a museum of politics past, I can do no better than to repeat what all speakers say at their valedictory: it has been an honour. With all its ebbs and flows, the pressing on every human emotion, the responsibility, tension,...”

Questions without Notice: Carbon Pricing (15 Jun 2011)

“You are becoming a great disappointment, Senator Sherry.”

More of Julian McGauran's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — below average amongst Senators.
  • 7 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 189 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)