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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 very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. 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 a mixture of for and against increasing marine conservation. votes
- Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
- Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and 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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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program, Aged Care (27 Feb 2020)
- Statements by Senators: Coronavirus (26 Feb 2020)
“I would like to pay tribute to my constituency of the Northern Territory, including Christmas Island, who know how to step up in times of great need in helping fellow Australians impacted by coronavirus. Residents of the Northern Territory, especially those around Darwin and Alice Springs and on Christmas Island, have shown the generous spirit of stepping up in times of crisis, which we are...”
- Adjournment: In My Blood It Runs (25 Feb 2020)
“I rise tonight to speak on a film called In My Blood It Runs. I had the opportunity of hosting the film this evening. I'd like to read and put on the parliamentary record the words of the young man who the film is about: young Dujuan, who is 13 years old. This is his story. I'd like to read it to senators here: My name is Dujuan. I am 13 years old and I am from Arrernte and Garrwa Country. I...”
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- Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
- People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
- 3 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Malarndirri McCarthy speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 128 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)