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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

Bills: Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2019; In Committee (14 Feb 2019)

“The government oppose this amendment, and I would just like to detail why. There are numerous reasons why we oppose this amendment. Firstly, in response to recommendation 10, the government amended section 317E to ensure the listed acts or things are exhaustive for compulsory industry assistance measures. To balance this amendment against the legislative intention of keeping powers current...”

Bills: Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2019; In Committee (14 Feb 2019)

“The government opposes the opposition's amendments for the following reasons. First, the amendments moved by the opposition propose to delete the definition of 'systemic weakness' from section 317B and leave that term undefined. These amendments also propose to rewrite the prohibition in section 317ZG. The amendment version of section 317ZG removes references to the term 'electronic...”

Bills: Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2019; Second Reading (14 Feb 2019)

“I rise to speak on the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill as well, but given that my colleagues have so comprehensively covered this bill—and I thank them for that—I would like to commend the bill to the Senate.”

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  • Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 267 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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