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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Kimberley Kitching voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
- Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
- Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very 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 very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against increasing marine conservation. votes
- Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
- Voted strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
- Voted moderately against live animal exports. votes
- Voted strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
- Has never voted on increasing consumer protections. votes
- Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
- Voted moderately against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Bills: Home Affairs Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2018; Second Reading (6 Dec 2018)
“Senator Bernardi, are you seeking to amend your amendment?”
- Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Liberal Party Leadership (4 Dec 2018)
“I agree that time can be quite an elastic concept in the Senate, but I also love that what might be tax policy is also elastic. Let's have a look at what has happened today under this Liberal government. There's been an announcement that company profits are six times wages growth. So Australians who are struggling to keep up with the cost of living—there would be many such people,...”
- Questions without Notice: Liberal Party Leadership (4 Dec 2018)
“The Prime Minister voted against the banking royal commission 26 times before claiming it was his idea. He supported the National Energy Guarantee before opposing it. He opposed Liberal leadership rules but now champions them. How can Australians know when this Prime Minister is actually committed to something, or if he's just pretending?”
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- Has spoken in 54 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
- People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 57 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)