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  • Australian Labor Party Senator for Victoria
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Government Accountability (since 2 Jun 2019)
    Deputy Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate (since 2 Jun 2019)
  • Became a Senator on 25 October 2016 — unknown
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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
  • Has never voted on the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted very strongly 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 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 very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted moderately for 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 a mixture of for and 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
  • Voted strongly for 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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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program (12 Feb 2020)

“I move: That the Senate take note of the answers given by the Minister for Defence (Senator Reynolds) and the Minister for Finance (Senator Cormann) to questions without notice asked by Senators Green and Kitching today relating to the use of defence imagery and the Community Sport Infrastructure Program. I was going to start it in another way, but I'm just going to take the chamber through...”

Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program (12 Feb 2020)

“Apparently, Senator Watt—I'll take that interjection—she is the Minister for Defence, but I'm going to take her through what's happened with the Defence image gallery. I'm happy to give Senator Reynolds all of the web addresses so that she can check these for herself. On the issue of Defence imagery, Senator Reynolds referred to the Defence image gallery yesterday. There it is...”

Questions without Notice: Liberal Party of Australia (12 Feb 2020)

“Lucky we have estimates coming up! The department's website unambiguously states: This material can not be used for political purposes or in a way contrary to Defence's apolitical standing. As Minister for Defence, what action are you taking as a result of the breach of Department of Defence policy by the Liberal Party?”

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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 82 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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