This data was produced by OpenAustralia from a variety of sources.

RSS feed Senator Larissa Waters

Photo of Larissa Waters

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

Read about how the voting record is decided.

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Fair Work Amendment (Family and Domestic Violence Leave) Bill 2018; Second Reading (6 Dec 2018)

“I rise to speak on the Fair Work Amendment (Family and Domestic Violence Leave) Bill 2018. What a long time coming this bill has been. The sector has been pleading for such a long time for more support for women and children seeking to escape family and domestic violence. Finally the Fair Work Commission looked into this and, earlier this year, issued a remarkable finding that, in my view,...”

Business: Consideration of Legislation (6 Dec 2018)

“We do not have a copy of what is being moved, but, if the minister is about to read it out, I'm all ears.”

Adjournment: Domestic and Family Violence (4 Dec 2018)

“Tonight I want to talk about the fact that we have a national security crisis in Australia and the terrorists are in our homes. Seven weeks ago I started moving motions acknowledging the number of women killed by violence between sittings of the Senate. Since 17 October, 16 women have died by violence in Australia. It's very welcome, but, sadly, very unusual that there have been no reports of...”

More of Larissa Waters's recent appearances

Numbers

Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, Senators may do other things not currently covered by this site. (More about this)

  • Has spoken in 52 debates in the last year — 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") 320 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)