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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 for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly 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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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Relief So Working Australians Keep More Of Their Money) Bill 2019; In Committee (4 Jul 2019)

“I am not going to ask the question again, because I've just learnt three different ways of saying the same thing—which means nothing. Senator Cormann, I remind you of a question that I put to you informally just next door not long after I joined the Senate in 2016. I said, 'When will we ever face real tax reform in this country?' You said, 'No; it's too difficult.' I accept the comments...”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Relief So Working Australians Keep More Of Their Money) Bill 2019; In Committee (4 Jul 2019)

“Through you, Chair: I accept that, Senator Cormann. We are in favour of individuals keeping more of their money rather than having the government dictating how it is spent. But you're now releasing some of that money and you're saying you don't know where it will be spent, so how can you assess the impact on the economic growth? You can say that individuals will get more money—we can...”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Relief So Working Australians Keep More Of Their Money) Bill 2019; In Committee (4 Jul 2019)

“Chair, through you, a question to Senator Cormann: you haven't identified where the money will be spent. Will it be spent on imports? Will it be spent on domestic products? Will it be spent as disposable income or on essentials? That's what we need to know to assess the impact on the economy. That's what I was after.”

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  • Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — below 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") 106 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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