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Kerry Nettle, former Senator

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  • Former Australian Greens Senator for NSW
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2002 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 30 June 2008 — unknown

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Kerry Nettle voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for stem cell research. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against uranium export. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing freedom of political communication. votes

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Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Climate Change (25 Jun 2008)

“My final question is to the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, and it relates to the issue of climate refugees and the recent visit by the President of Kiribati last week. He said that the people of Kiribati will have to evacuate their whole country within the next 50 years and that the process of migration needs to start now. What system does Australia have in place now in order to...”

Questions without Notice: Climate Change (25 Jun 2008)

“Mr President, I ask a supplementary question. It relates to the comments by the President of Kiribati that the migration must start now. I want to know when we are going to put in place an actual mechanism to accept climate refugees—and not just from Kiribati. Nicholas Stern predicts that there will be hundreds of millions of climate refugees within the next 40 years. When are we going...”

Valedictory: (25 Jun 2008)

“I would like to say thank you to the people of New South Wales for giving me what has been an incredible opportunity over the last six years to represent them here in this parliament. I have really enjoyed my time here. The thing that I have enjoyed the most is the opportunity to help individuals who have a particular passion for something and to assist them in getting their voice heard or...”

More of Kerry Nettle's recent appearances

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