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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
  • Has never voted on 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

Bills: Australian Crime Commission Amendment (Special Operations and Special Investigations) Bill 2019; Second Reading (5 Dec 2019)

“The Greens will not be supporting this legislation. Just so that everyone is clear: this is the bill that today has been exempted from the cut-off order, which means it is able to be debated sooner than it otherwise would have been. It is also the bill that is not able to be examined by the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, on which I represent the Australian Greens....”

Documents: Immigration Detention; Order for the Production of Documents (5 Dec 2019)

“I move: That there be laid on the table by the Minister representing the Prime Minister, by the adjournment of the Senate on 5 December 2019, any communication, including attached documents, between ministers of the Government and Senator Lambie, or their staff, relating to negotiations between the aforementioned parties regarding the Migration Amendment (Repairing Medical Transfers) Bill 2019.”

Committees: Selection of Bills Committee; Report (5 Dec 2019)

“On the same issue that Senator Patrick was referring to, senators need to be abundantly clear on this. This piece of legislation will add to the more than 200 pieces of legislation passed in the last 20 years in Australia that have eroded fundamental rights and freedoms in this country. I mean, you can have your phone tapped without a warrant. You can have security agencies inside your mobile...”

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  • Has spoken in 81 debates in the last year — well 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") 367 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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