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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 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 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 very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Motions: COVID-19: Overseas Students (14 May 2020)

“by leave—I would like the support of the Australian Greens for that motion to be recorded.”

Motions: COVID-19: Overseas Students (14 May 2020)

“I seek leave to amend general business notice of motion No. 571, standing in my name for today, in the terms circulated in the chamber. Leave granted. I move the motion as amended: That the Senate— (a) notes that:   (i) over 550,000 international students currently study in Australia, contributing immensely to our community and economy,   (ii) many of these students...”

Motions: COVID-19: Building and Construction Industry (14 May 2020)

“I seek leave to make a short statement.”

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  • Has spoken in 128 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") 111 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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