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  • Australian Labor Party Senator for ACT
  • Shadow Treasurer (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    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 a carbon price. 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 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 moderately for 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 moderately against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Business: Senate Temporary Orders (24 Jun 2021)

“I welcome the opportunity to speak briefly to this motion, and the opposition will be supporting it. This motion will deal with a part of the program that, as the Leader of the Government has outlined, has been dysfunctional and divisive every single day that I have been in this place, and it is getting worse. It is also an issue that's been on the agenda of the procedure committee, for...”

Business: Senate Temporary Orders (24 Jun 2021)

“I hear the interjections, 'But there are no votes.' That goes to the issue of how this part of the program has been used. Formal business was used initially for motions that could be agreed across the chamber and put without debate. That was the origin of it. It has been used for the opposite effect, for the entire time I've been in this place. It has been used for motions that are complex,...”

Bills: Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (International Production Orders) Bill 2020; Second Reading (24 Jun 2021)

“I seek leave to have remarks on this bill by Senator Keneally incorporated in Hansard. Leave granted. The speech read as follows— The document was unavailable at the time of publishing”

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  • Has spoken in 130 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 3 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
  • 3 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Katy Gallagher speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 313 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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