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  • Liberal Party Senator for WA
  • Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business (since 29 May 2019)
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2008 — Federal election
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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 a mixture of for and against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly 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 very 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: Employment (4 Jul 2019)

“We have made a commitment to the Australian people that the Morrison government, over the next five years, will build on the policies we already have in place to ensure the economy can deliver a further 1.25 million jobs. That builds on the one-million-jobs commitment that we made in 2013, and we will do that by ensuring that we return the budget to surplus, something those on the other side...”

Questions without Notice: Employment (4 Jul 2019)

“Well, I think the attitude today of those in the chamber on the other side says it all. As the Leader of the Government in the Senate has stated, even though the Australian people voted overwhelmingly on 18 May to endorse the tax plan that we took to the election, those on the other side continue to oppose it. They remain the greatest risk to jobs in this country. They took to the election a...”

Questions without Notice: Employment (4 Jul 2019)

“I thank Senator Stoker for her question but, in particular, I congratulate Senator Stoker for the great work she did on the ground to deliver so many seats to the LNP in the election—and how that compares with the efforts that Senator Watt made during the election. I believe, Senator Watt, that you lost every seat you visited. A lot of people owe their lack of being here to Senator...”

More of Michaelia Cash's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 52 debates in the last year — 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") 793 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)