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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Lidia Thorpe voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted moderately against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Matters of Urgency: COVID-19: Indigenous Australians (1 Sep 2021)

“[by video link] We are all without exception affected by COVID-19 and we are all weathering the storm, but we are definitely not in the same boat. There are the haves and the have-nots. The ongoing impacts of colonisation, land dispossession and the theft of our children by the governments of this country mean that our people are already experiencing the worst impacts of an inequality that we...”

Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Indigenous Health (31 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] Thank you for your non-answer, Minister. People are dying out there, and you did not answer my question. Our communities and our people warned you and warned this government about housing, safe incarceration and self-determined health services a year ago. How much blame do you accept for completely failing Aboriginal people in this country—without the excuses? Do your job.”

Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Indigenous Health (31 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] I'm sorry. This is wrong.”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 78 debates in the last year — above 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") 57 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

Register of Interests (What's this?)

Lidia Thorpe's latest interest statementPDFLast updated: 17 Jun 2021