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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Paul Scarr voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
- Has never voted on implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
- Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
- Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
- Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
- Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
- Voted strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against increasing consumer protections. votes
- Has never voted on offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Committees: Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity Committee; Report (3 Sep 2020)
“I present the report of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity, Examination of the Annual Report of the Integrity Commissioner 2018-19, together with the Hansard record of proceedings and documents presented to the committee. I move: That the Senate take note of the report. On behalf of the committee I thank the Australian Commission for...”
- Adjournment: Rotary Club of Archerfield (2 Sep 2020)
“Every day I am in this place, I'm honoured to represent my beautiful state of Queensland. Nothing gives me greater honour than when I have the opportunity to report to the Senate the great work that Queenslanders are doing to help their fellow Australians in need. I would like to detail to the Senate three remarkable events that occurred recently in my home state of Queensland. First, on 18...”
- Statements by Senators: COVID-19: Queensland (2 Sep 2020)
“If you could excuse my passion for this subject, Queenslanders are truly outraged at the comments of our Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. There appeared to be no awareness of how cruel the original comments appeared, especially in the context of the most recent tragedy. As reported by the ABC, when reporters asked Premier Palaszczuk whether she regretted her earlier choice of words—and...”
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- Has spoken in 69 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
- People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 54 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)