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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Nick McKim voted on key issues since 2006:

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

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Documents: South Coast Track Huts Walk; Order for the Production of Documents (27 Feb 2020)

“I move: That the Senate take note of the document. As I and many people in Tasmania feared, the government is making a public interest immunity claim here to prevent the Senate from having documents that the Senate has actually ordered the government to provide. I want to provide some context here of what's going on in Tasmania. The state government in Tasmania is secretly selling and leasing...”

Matters of Public Importance: Climate Change (26 Feb 2020)

“I am sure some Australians are listening to this MPI. If they heard the last two contributions—from Senator Canavan and Senator Ayres, who's now fleeing the chamber rather than listening to my speech—I don't know if they would be tearing their hair out or vomiting on the passenger floor of the car they are driving. Seriously! We have just seen some of the biggest straw men ever...”

Matters of Public Importance: Climate Change (26 Feb 2020)

“As I was saying, this evening we had Senator Canavan and Senator Ayres erect some of the biggest straw men I have seen in my time in politics. I'm not going to waste the very short time I have to make this speech in demolishing every single straw man that they put up, but I will say to Senator Ayres: the Greens have a fully costed set of policies that clearly lay out a pathway to drive...”

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  • Has spoken in 87 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 3 comments on this Senator's speeches — above average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 381 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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