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  • Australian Labor Party Senator for NSW
  • Shadow Minister for Multicultural Affairs (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister Assisting for Immigration and Citizenship (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for Education and Training (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for Ageing and Seniors (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    Shadow Minister for Youth (Senate) (since 10 Nov 2020)
    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
  • Voted strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted 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 strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted moderately 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
  • Voted moderately against 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 moderately against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Extension of Coronavirus Support) Bill 2020; Consideration of House of Representatives Message (10 Dec 2020)

“If this Prime Minister really respected the Australian people, he would not have bought their votes with his corrupt sports rorts scheme. Let's call a spade a shovel here. This corrupt government bought votes in marginal seats with their colour coded spreadsheets and their corrupt sports rorts scheme, and they voted against accountability of Minister McKenzie—no, sorry, Senator...”

Bills: Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Extension of Coronavirus Support) Bill 2020; Consideration of House of Representatives Message (10 Dec 2020)

“Let's just turn to the words in the message from the House of Representatives: 'It is important to respect the parliament.' I want to pick up on the word 'respect', because this is a government and this is a prime minister who do not understand what it is to respect. The do not understand what it is to respect the Australian people, to respect hardworking Australians who are doing it tough...”

Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Repatriation (10 Dec 2020)

“The minister has previously advised the Senate that 26,000 Australians were registered with DFAT on 18 September. If 17,000 have come home, that would suggest some 9,000 are still stranded—on the day the Prime Minister made that promise. Given today is 10 December—the last day for stranded Australians to land in Australia, quarantine for two weeks and spend Christmas at...”

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  • Has spoken in 64 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") 128 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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