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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.
- Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Senate Chamber: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags, Coronavirus Supplement, Ministerial Conduct (11 Nov 2020)
“Can I deal with the matters which were raised by Senator McAllister. I have a very high regard for Senator McAllister, and I'm not going to question the sincerity with which she raised her matters today. But let me say this. As someone who, in a previous life, before coming to this place had professional responsibility for investigating claims of sexual harassment or bullying in the...”
- Adjournment: Queensland State Election (10 Nov 2020)
“I would like to use this opportunity, and it's the first opportunity I've had since the Queensland state election, to make some reflections and give some thanks and make some acknowledgements. Firstly, I thank the over one million Queenslanders who voted for the LNP at the last state election, and I deeply respect the decision of all those Queenslanders who did not vote for the LNP and...”
- Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Partnerships for Recovery (10 Nov 2020)
“Can the minister describe the discussions the government has had with our Pacific and South-East Asian neighbours about Partnerships for Recovery?”
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- Has spoken in 70 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") 62 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)