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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
  • 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 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: Coronavirus (23 Mar 2020)

“What is being done to manage potential workforce shortages and ensure that there will be no interruptions to these critical services and that all older Australians will be properly cared for? Additionally, to address any shortages, is the government taking steps to retrain people who have lost their jobs in other industries?”

Questions without Notice: Coronavirus (23 Mar 2020)

“I refer to concerns raised with the minister that residential aged-care and home-care workers do not have sufficient access to equipment to protect themselves and those for whom they care against the COVID-19 infection. Can the minister guarantee that all residential aged- and home-care workers will receive the required protection?”

Questions without Notice: Coronavirus (23 Mar 2020)

“My question is to the Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, Senator Colbeck. Can the minister confirm how many COVID-19 tests have been conducted for (1) residential aged care residents and (2) for aged and home-care workers? Of these tests, how many have returned positive results?”

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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 86 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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