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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 marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly against unconventional gas mining. 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 very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. 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: Budget (12 May 2021)

“I must say, Senator Rennick, that was some speech you gave there of exactly what we're dealing with in this country, and that's climate deniers. Senator Rennick interjecting— I'll get on with my speech, and I do rise to speak on this matter of absolute public urgency today, because this place cannot ignore the climate collapse and destruction of country that is happening now on this...”

Motions: Indigenous Australians (12 May 2021)

“I move: That the Senate— (a) notes that: (i) across the country governments are implementing extremely punitive youth justice legislation that will further criminalise and target young people, particularly First Nations young people, (ii) on an average night in the June quarter of 2020, about half of all imprisoned children were First Nations, despite making up approximately 5% of the...”

Documents: Northern Territory: Juvenile Crime; Consideration (11 May 2021)

“I seek leave to move a motion in relation to document No. 17, a letter received from the Northern Territory Attorney-General. Leave granted. I move: That the Senate take note of the document. I'm frustrated, sad and angry and absolutely over the oppressive regimes in this country acting against this country's First Peoples. The Labor Territory government's oppressive and, I would say, racist,...”

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  • Has spoken in 50 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") 33 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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