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  • Australian Labor Party Senator for ACT
  • Shadow Minister for Finance (since 1 Jul 2019)
    Shadow Minister for the Public Service (since 1 Jul 2019)
    Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate (since 1 Jul 2019)
  • Became a Senator on 26 March 2015 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Katy Gallagher voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Has never voted on same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against 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 strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Has never voted on privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 a mixture of for and against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly 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
  • Voted strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted moderately for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Committees: Aboriginal Flag Committee; Appointment (3 Sep 2020)

“by leave—I amend the general business notice of motion No. 792, standing in the name of Senator McCarthy, in the terms circulated in the chamber and I move the motion as amended: (1) That a select committee, to be known as the Select Committee on the Aboriginal Flag, be established to inquire into and report on current and former copyright and licensing arrangements for the Aboriginal...”

Questions without Notice: JobSeeker Payment (3 Sep 2020)

“It's extraordinary. With the 1½ million Australians relying on support and 13 applicants for every single job, why is it that the minister can't tell us what the economic impact will be of cutting financial support for those who are on JobSeeker with the coronavirus supplement? Does the minister take any responsibility for making the recession deeper and longer by cutting the coronavirus...”

Questions without Notice: JobSeeker Payment (3 Sep 2020)

“After the biggest economic quarterly contraction on record, the Morrison government has already accepted that we'll see further contraction in the next quarter. Minister, this is the fourth or fifth time I've asked you this question: what is the economic impact of the Morrison government's reduction of JobSeeker and the coronavirus supplement in 24 days time?”

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  • Has spoken in 134 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 3 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 267 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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