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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 moderately 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 strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and 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 very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. 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 very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted moderately against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Motions: Forestry (4 Dec 2019)

“I seek leave to make a short statement.”

Motions: Forestry (4 Dec 2019)

“Labor won't be supporting this motion. We do support aspects— Government senators interjecting— Well, if I could just finish. Labor supports aspects of the motion, including sustainable native forestry, but does not believe the best way to progress the forest industry is to play political pointscoring in the Senate, because that's the easy option and not what the forest industry...”

Motions: Australian Public Service (4 Dec 2019)

“I move: That the Senate— (a) notes that:   (i) the Australian Public Service (APS) performs an essential role, from protecting our national security to supporting the most vulnerable members of our community,   (ii) the APS is an enduring institution in our democratic system that exists to serve the government of the day but remains impartial in its delivery of frank...”

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  • Has spoken in 73 debates in the last year — 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") 216 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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