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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 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 very strongly for 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

Motions: Parliamentary Transparency Charter (3 Apr 2019)

“I didn't want to speak on this motion, because Senator Di Natale very eloquently expressed the views of the Greens, including mine, but I can't remain silent after the speech by Senator O'Neill. I do need to respond to some of the comments she made. The first one was that this motion asks for the suspension of Senator Anning based on his comments outside of this chamber and that,...”

Motions: Parliamentary Transparency Charter (3 Apr 2019)

“The Greens moved a motion at that time to censure Senator Anning, which both the Labor Party and the Liberal and National parties voted down, so please don't stand here and tell us that we didn't do anything at that time. We did. This is a pretty straightforward motion. Even if you had seen it five minutes ago, which you didn't, you can see exactly what it says. So, again, don't come and...”

Motions: Parliamentary Transparency Charter (3 Apr 2019)

“I want to also talk about Senator O'Neill's accusations that the Greens are doing this because of some political imperative. This is completely and utterly about a moral imperative, Senator O'Neill, and you know that. Standing up here and criticising the Greens every time, whether you actually agree with us or not at this time, is the political imperative that you have. That's what you're...”

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  • Has spoken in 64 debates in the last year — 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") 45 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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