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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 a mixture of for and against increasing marine conservation. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against 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.
- Adjournment: Northern Territory (4 Dec 2019)
“I will take this opportunity, given that it will be my last chance to speak to the Senate before the Christmas break, to thank the people of the Northern Territory for their support and to certainly thank the organisations who work in the areas of family and domestic violence. For those communities who find it harsh, we know that as this Christmas comes closer and closer one of the key...”
- Notices: Presentation (4 Dec 2019)
“I seek leave to give a late notice of a motion for the general business debate tomorrow. Leave granted. I give notice that, on the next day of sitting, I shall move: The text of the motion was unavailable at the time of publishing.”
- Statements by Senators: Workplace Safety (4 Dec 2019)
“I wish to put on the parliamentary record that in this week in particular, where all Australians are saying no to violence—no to family and domestic violence; no to emotional and physical violence; no to verbal and written abuse that leads to violence—we must also say a definite no to workplace violence. We have heard many speeches in this Senate on deeply important issues, such...”
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- Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
- People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 118 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)