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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Mehreen Faruqi voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Building on the Child Care Package) Bill 2019; Second Reading (5 Dec 2019)

“This bill removes the 28-day grace period, which means that CCS claims will be rejected and risks families incurring a debt for a subsidy they are otherwise entitled to. Removing the 28-day grace period only makes life harder for families, and why would we want to make life harder for families—particularly low-income families that already have trouble accessing child care? There has...”

Motions: New South Wales Bushfires (5 Dec 2019)

“I move: That the Senate— (a) notes with deep concern that:   (i) over a hundred fires continue to burn across New South Wales,   (ii) data from the New South Wales Department of Environment shows harmful pollutants in Sydney's air are already over three times worse than at any moment in the past five years during bushfire season,   (iii) the toxicity of the...”

Bills: Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Building on the Child Care Package) Bill 2019; Second Reading (5 Dec 2019)

“I rise to speak on behalf of the Greens on the Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Building on the Child Care Package) Bill 2019. This bill can probably best be described as fixing some, but definitely not all, of the problems with the government's childcare package. It includes extending the time frame in which an enrolment is ceased due to nonattendance, removing the limit on the...”

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  • Has spoken in 91 debates in the last year — well 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") 84 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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