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  • Liberal Party Senator for WA
  • Minister for Defence in the Senate (since 2 Mar 2019)
    Minister for Defence Industry (since 2 Mar 2019)
    Minister for Veterans' Affairs in the Senate (since 2 Mar 2019)
    Minister for Defence Personnel in the Senate (since 2 Mar 2019)
    Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC in the Senate (since 2 Mar 2019)
    Minister for Emergency Management and North Queensland Recovery (since 2 Mar 2019)
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2014 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Linda Reynolds voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted moderately for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Has never voted on an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Has never voted on uranium export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Defence Industry (2 Apr 2019)

“I thank Senator Brockman for his question and I can certainly see, right across this chamber, the greatest threat we have to our defence capability in Australia. You only have to look at their past record. I know they don't want to talk about this, because what was their record? First of all, how many new ships or vessels did those opposite commission in six years of government? Absolutely...”

Questions without Notice: Defence Industry (2 Apr 2019)

“Those opposite cancelled 119 projects when in government. In addition, 43 projects were degraded and eight projects were cancelled altogether. And now Richard Marles is going to run the ruler over the submarine program, and we all know what that means: the second valley of death. (Time expired)”

Questions without Notice: Defence Industry (2 Apr 2019)

“Thank you very much, Senator Brockman. Our government is securing Australia's future by creating a sovereign defence industry to deliver on vital capability for the ADF. That will keep Australians safe and create new, multigenerational jobs for Australians. We are maximising the involvement of Australian defence industry SMEs to deliver this capability. As I've just said, over 3½...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 56 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 4 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Linda Reynolds speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 271 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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