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  • Australian Labor Party Senator for NSW
  • Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (since 2 Jun 2019)
    Shadow Minister for Home Affairs (since 2 Jun 2019)
    Shadow Minister for Immigration and Citizenship (since 2 Jun 2019)
  • Became a Senator on 14 February 2018 — unknown
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Kristina Keneally voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Has never voted on same sex marriage. votes
  • Has never voted on tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Has never voted on a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Has never voted on government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Has never voted on 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
  • Has never voted on increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Has never voted on recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Has never voted on temporary protection visas. votes
  • Has never voted on voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Has never voted on a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Has never voted on restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Has never voted on privatising government assets. votes
  • Has never voted on stem cell research. votes
  • Voted moderately against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Has never voted on decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the age pension. votes
  • Has never voted on extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against live animal exports. votes
  • Has never voted on carbon farming. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Has never voted on re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Has never voted on the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Has never voted on an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing beef import standards. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Has never voted on uranium export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Has never voted on an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Has never voted on a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Has never voted on offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Documents: Independent Health Advice Panel; Order for the Production of Documents (14 Nov 2019)

“I move: That the Senate take note of the documents produced by the minister representing the Minister for Home Affairs on the Independent Health Advice Panel. I want to begin not by quoting from the report—I will come to that—but by quoting from the Minister for Home Affairs, Peter Dutton, on the topic of medevac. On Sky News with David Speers on 22 October 2019, Minister Dutton...”

Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, Aged Care (14 Nov 2019)

“Firstly, I ask Senator Smith not to reflect on who is in the chamber and who is enjoying his remarks. Secondly, it may disappoint him to know I'm not here to make a contribution in this debate. Thirdly, he is using a prop.”

Questions without Notice: Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety (14 Nov 2019)

“I note the minister said that the Prime Minister and Minister Hunt are leading the response. Given that the minister has this week refused to take responsibility for fixing the broken aged-care system, is the reason for that that he actually considers it to be the Prime Minister's responsibility to fix the broken aged-care system? And what is the point of the Minister for Aged Care and Senior...”

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  • Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — 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") 62 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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