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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Malcolm Roberts voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • 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 moderately 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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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Adjournment: RSPCA Australia (24 Jun 2021)

“As a servant to the people of Queensland and Australia, and following on from some of my questions during the recent Senate estimates hearings, I ask again: when is a charity not a charity? I'm talking about the business known as the RSPCA. RSPCA Australia is a body originally set up to provide for animals needing assistance and protection from cruelty and neglect, a worthy notion. This...”

Motions: Budget (24 Jun 2021)

“Senator Siewert's motion is that the Senate notes that the Morrison government's 2021-22 budget left people on low incomes behind. I would go further. This budget leaves the whole country behind, and that means it leaves everyone behind. There have been massive increases in debt in the last 12 months, without the necessary objective data to underpin them. That shows, yet again, poor...”

Business: Senate Temporary Orders (24 Jun 2021)

“I'll just make a few remarks. I heard Senator Birmingham use the word 'reform'. I've come to realise, over many years of listening to governments in this country, that that word is used to misrepresent what is going to happen. It implies it is good for us all. It is not. It is a misrepresentation. The second point I make is: how can we assess the feelings of our constituents and then not...”

More of Malcolm Roberts's recent appearances

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  • Has spoken in 137 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.
  • 4 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Malcolm Roberts speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 294 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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