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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 strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Has never voted on 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 very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Relief So Working Australians Keep More Of Their Money) Bill 2019; In Committee (4 Jul 2019)

“That's right—as a share of the economy, because the pie's growing but the government's spending as a proportion of that is declining, and we know what that means: that means smaller government; smaller services; less money going into key services like health, aged care, child care, education and veterans' health. All of these important areas of government expenditure, will be under...”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Relief So Working Australians Keep More Of Their Money) Bill 2019; In Committee (4 Jul 2019)

“Labor has moved a number of amendments tonight to reflect the position that we've taken on this tax bill. Those amendments, unfortunately, have not won the support of this chamber, despite the fact that they are all responsible and sensible changes to ensure that the economy gets a boost now and that every Australian worker gets a tax cut but that this chamber and the parliament aren't asked...”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Relief So Working Australians Keep More Of Their Money) Bill 2019; In Committee (4 Jul 2019)

“The opposition opposes items 2 and 4 in schedule 2 in the following terms: (1) Schedule 2, item 2, page 5 (starting at line 11), to be opposed. (2) Schedule 2, item 4, page 6 (starting at line 8), to be opposed. This amendment essentially carves out stage 3 from the government's tax package. I spoke at length in the second reading debate about this. Frankly, we think it is irresponsible to...”

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  • Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — below 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") 189 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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