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  • Liberal Party Senator for WA
  • Minister for Industrial Relations (since 30 Mar 2021)
    Attorney-General (since 30 Mar 2021)
    Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate (since 22 Dec 2020)
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2008 — Federal election
  • Email me whenever Michaelia Cash speaks (no more than once per day)

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Michaelia Cash voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted moderately against same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted moderately against tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Has never voted on recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Has never voted on privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted moderately against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly against extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted moderately for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted moderately against carbon farming. votes
  • Voted moderately for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted moderately for the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing beef import standards. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for uranium export. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly against a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: Business (24 Jun 2021)

“On this side of the chamber, the Morrison government's side of the chamber, we are focused on putting in place those policies which will ensure that businesses are able to prosper, grow, create more jobs for Australians and ensure the continued return of our economy. In terms of the biggest risk to supporting Australians, it is, of course, the imposition of higher taxes. You heard the...”

Questions without Notice: Business (24 Jun 2021)

“Red and green tape: what it does is stop businesses from taking on their first employee. Red and green tape: it stops businesses from prospering and growing. Red and green tape: it stops businesses from expanding their businesses, growing, and employing more Australians. That is why the Morrison government is focused on getting rid of as much unnecessary red and green tape as we can. We...”

Questions without Notice: Business (24 Jun 2021)

“I thank Senator Paterson for the question. Senator Paterson, you are right, that is the priority of the Morrison government, to support employers out there, to support businesses to prosper, to grow and to create more jobs for Australians. COVID-19 has had an absolutely devastating effect on businesses out there, but, because of the economic policies that the Morrison government put in place,...”

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  • Has spoken in 68 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 24 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Michaelia Cash speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 984 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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