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  • Australian Labor Party Senator for Victoria
  • Shadow Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (Senate) (since 28 Jan 2021)
    Shadow Minister for Government Services (Senate) (since 28 Jan 2021)
    Shadow Assistant Minister for Government Services and the NDIS (since 28 Jan 2021)
    Shadow Minister for Veterans' Affairs and Defence Personnel (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister Assisting for Defence (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for Defence Industry (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    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 a mixture of for and against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. 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 moderately 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 a mixture of for and against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted 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 very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. 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 very 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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Matters of Public Importance: Job Security (22 Feb 2021)

“The time for the discussion has expired.”

Questions without Notice: NBN Co (18 Feb 2021)

“Given that Australia is ranked 61st in the world for fixed-line broadband; given that the cost of the NBN under the Liberal government has blown out from $29 billion to $41 billion and now to $57 billion; and given that up to 238,000 premises still can't access minimum guaranteed NBN speeds, as required by law, does the Morrison government consider it inappropriate for NBN executives to be...”

Questions without Notice: NBN Co (18 Feb 2021)

“Mr President, through you, it wasn't published by NBN; it had to be dragged out of them in response to a QON and it was 47 days overdue. I ask a supplementary question. How did Mr Morrison allow $78 million of taxpayer money to be spent on bonuses at a time when one million Australians were unemployed? Is he going to ask for the money back?”

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  • Has spoken in 33 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") 103 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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