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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 very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted very 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 for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. 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 moderately for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Committees: Economics Legislation Committee; Report (18 Jun 2020)

“I just want to remind senators that the total time for items 14, 15 and 16 concludes in one hour, at 4.45.”

Bills: National Skills Commissioner Bill 2020; Second Reading (18 Jun 2020)

“Our amendment on sheet 8975 is very similar to the government amendment which has just passed, and it was one that Dr Helen Haines introduced in the other place. I seek leave to withdraw that amendment. Leave granted.”

Motions: COVID-19: Housing (18 Jun 2020)

“I move: That the Senate: (a) notes that:   (i) the COVID-19 crisis has further exposed existing inequalities in our broken housing system,   (ii) renters across Australia face eviction as COVID-19 related eviction bans come to an end across states and territories, and   (iii) as the economic crisis continues, more people are at risk of homelessness than ever...”

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  • Has spoken in 130 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") 126 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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