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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Malarndirri McCarthy voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Has never voted on 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 strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted moderately for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted moderately for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted moderately against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (3 Apr 2019)

“I too would like to respond to the valedictory speeches by the three senators here this evening, beginning with my colleagues Senator Moore and Senator Cameron. I'd like to just reflect that I first had the opportunity of meeting Claire with my son—at the time, he was about three years of age—when I attended an Emily's List conference in Brisbane. It might have been out of...”

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory (3 Apr 2019)

“It was certainly a long way from home for me and my little boy. At that time, I was introduced to Claire through a previous senator, Senator Trish Crossin, who represented the Northern Territory for 15 years here in the Senate. I just want to place on the public record the fine example, Claire, that you've provided to women coming into the parliament and particularly into the Labor...”

Adjournment: Cyclone Trevor (2 Apr 2019)

“I rise to speak on and share with the Senate an event that occurred in the Northern Territory, in particular in the Top End, with Cyclone Trevor. Cyclone Trevor was a very strong cyclone that was going to be coming our way. There was perhaps the biggest evacuation effort in the Northern Territory since the post Cyclone Tracy effort of evacuating residents from Darwin in 1974. More than 2,000...”

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  • Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 94 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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