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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

Matters of Urgency: Newstart Allowance (11 Sep 2019)

“Of course the rate of Newstart in this country is criminally low. It hasn't been raised in real terms for over a generation, and that is a generation of Australians who have been deliberately consigned to unnecessary misery and poverty by the neoliberal business model. Let's be really stark about this: there are fewer jobs available in Australia than there are people who need and want jobs....”

Bills: Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019; Second Reading (11 Sep 2019)

“We should call a spade a spade. The Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019 is antiprotest legislation pure and simple, or, to be equally accurate, it is ag-gag legislation. In a paper published in the Griffith Journal of Law & Human Dignity last year, Elizabeth Englezos described ag-gag legislation in the following terms: … laws which effectively 'gag' or reduce...”

Bills: Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019; Second Reading (11 Sep 2019)

“This doesn't change that. This doesn't change the trespass law.”

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  • Has spoken in 63 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") 337 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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