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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 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 moderately against increasing marine conservation. votes
- Voted 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
- Has never voted on 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 moderately against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted very 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 decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Motions: Water (14 Nov 2019)
“As a servant to the people of Queensland and Australia, let me say: at last, we have now got a discussion on the hybrid Bradfield Scheme. Yesterday and the day before, and the day before that, One Nation stood alone in this place to defend the interests of Australian farmers and rural communities for whom agriculture is their lifeblood. There are many twists, though, that will enrage people...”
- Motions: Murray-Darling Basin (14 Nov 2019)
“I move: That the Senate— (a) notes that: (i) areas of the Murray-Darling Basin are experiencing a water crisis, (ii) water trading rules have allowed speculators to hold temporary irrigation water from the market which has forced the price so high that only large commercial farms can afford to purchase water for a narrow range of crops, (iii) in times of drought, irrigated farms provide...”
- Motions: Forestry (13 Nov 2019)
“I seek leave to make a short statement.”
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- Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
- People have made 10 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") 148 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)