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  • Former Australian Labor Party Senator for Tasmania
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2011 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 1 July 2019 — unknown

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Lisa Singh voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted a mixture of for and against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted moderately for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted moderately for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted moderately against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted moderately for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted moderately for uranium export. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against 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 moderately for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Motions: Climate Change (14 Feb 2019)

“I ask that general business notice of motion No. 1370 standing in my name for today and relating to climate change in the Pacific region be taken as a formal motion.”

Adjournment: Tasmania: Bushfires, Climate Change (12 Feb 2019)

“Once again, bushfires have plagued Tasmania for the start of 2019. It is not something that Tasmanians are unfamiliar with. We suffered terrible losses around Lake Mackenzie in the Tasmanian central plateau in 2016 and the destruction of the fishing town of Dunalley in 2013 and, of course, so many Tasmanians, including my parents, remember the 1967 bushfires that plagued the state, killing 64...”

Committees: Select Committee into the Obesity Epidemic in Australia; Report (5 Dec 2018)

“Labor welcomes today's tabling of the report of the Senate Select Committee into the Obesity Epidemic in Australia. As the committee's deputy chair, I'd like to express my gratitude to all of those individuals and organisations from across Australia who made submissions to this inquiry—some 153 submissions—and also to those who appeared at public hearings. As the chair, Senator Di...”

More of Lisa Singh's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 4 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
  • 2 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 355 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)