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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 moderately 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 strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Statements by Senators: Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (17 Jun 2020)
“In recent weeks we've seen hundreds of thousands of Australians take to the streets to march and to call on the reduction that's necessary in black deaths in custody and, certainly, the high incarceration rates of First Nations people. As a 19-year-old and 20-year-old, as a journalist for the ABC, I covered the royal commission into black deaths in custody, in particular in Darwin, and also...”
- Adjournment: Northern Territory: Indigenous Australians (16 Jun 2020)
“I'd like to raise in the Senate the importance of the work of the Northern Territory government in terms of the restrictions across the Northern Territory in relation to COVID-19 and commend the Chief Minister and the cabinet for their handling of what has been an incredibly difficult time. Just recently we've seen the people of the Northern Territory who live beyond the capital city, Darwin,...”
- Matters of Public Importance: Modern Slavery Expert Advisory Group (16 Jun 2020)
“I was on the subcommittee that produced the report Hidden in plain sight, along with many other Labor members. As the Greens have already raised, I commend the defence minister, Linda Reynolds, for her work in bringing this through to the parliament. I also acknowledge Chris Crewther MP, the chair of the subcommittee at the time. We travelled over to the UK and were briefed quite extensively...”
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- Has spoken in 64 debates in the last year — above 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") 140 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)