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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Larissa Waters 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 for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Has never voted on an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against uranium export. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly for a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted very strongly against offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Adjournment: Gender Equality (14 Nov 2018)

“It's still better to be a bloke in this day and age when it comes to your salary. This week, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency released its annual data, and it shows we still have a shocking gender pay gap. It's at 16.2 per cent now, when you look at average full-time wage base salary. When we include things like overtime and other bonuses and perks, it comes up to $25,717 more, or 21 per...”

Documents: Great Barrier Reef Marine Park; Order for the Production of Documents (14 Nov 2018)

“I move: That there be laid on the table by the Minister representing the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, by 26 November 2018: (a) all documents or correspondence between the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) and Carnival Australia, or its cruise line brand P&O Cruises Australia, in relation to the spilling of 27,000 litres of food waste and grey...”

Motions: Gender Equality (14 Nov 2018)

“I wish to inform the chamber that Senator Cameron will also be sponsoring the motion. I seek leave to amend general business notice of motion No. 1202, standing in my name and the name of Senator Cameron, relating to the gender pay gap. I understand the amendments have been circulated in the chamber. Leave granted. I, and also on behalf of Senator Cameron, move the motion as amended: That the...”

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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 13 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
  • 17 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Larissa Waters speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 295 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)