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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Malcolm Roberts voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted moderately against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very 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 for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very 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 very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted moderately for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Committees: Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee; Report (12 Nov 2020)

“In serving the people of Queensland and Australia I note that the Identification of leading practices in ensuring evidence-based regulation of farm practices that impact water quality outcomes in the Great Barrier Reef report is both a monumental failure and a waste of money. In spite of the hundreds of witnesses and submissions, the report provides no genuine review and instead offers only...”

Bills: Economic Recovery Package (JobMaker Hiring Credit) Amendment Bill 2020; Consideration of House of Representatives Message (11 Nov 2020)

“That is a misrepresentation of what I said. What Senator Pratt said is not correct. We have no deal with the government. We have simply been given facts that we didn't know. We have been given reassurance—no agreement and no bypassing parliament. We consult people, we use these things, we listen and we use this thing and this thing to process what we get. We were reassured. Let me make...”

Bills: Economic Recovery Package (JobMaker Hiring Credit) Amendment Bill 2020; Consideration of House of Representatives Message (11 Nov 2020)

“Of the 11 amendments that were put yesterday, two were agreed to by us. Let me make it very clear: we have used this thing and this thing to process the information that the Treasurer has given us. I'll give you another piece of information we have got from the government as well. We have made no side deal. We have simply been reassured. As I said, we protect all workers. We are not bypassing...”

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  • Has spoken in 123 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 13 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 231 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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