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  • Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party Senator for Queensland
  • Former Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party Representative for Oxley
  • Entered the Senate on 1 July 2016 — Federal election
  • Previously Representative for Oxley until 3 October 1998 — unknown
  • Entered House of Representatives on 2 March 1996 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Pauline Hanson voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Has never voted on same-sex marriage equality. votes
  • Voted consistently for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted almost always against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Has never voted on the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted almost always against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted consistently for voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted consistently for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted generally for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted consistently for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted generally against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted almost always for live animal export. votes
  • Voted almost always for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted generally for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted almost always for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing access under Freedom of Information law. votes
  • Voted almost always for offshore processing for people seeking asylum in Australia. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted consistently for requiring a warrant to access citizens’ telecommunications records. votes
  • Voted consistently for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
  • Voted consistently for tighter means testing of family payments . votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing accessibility of government data and documents. votes
  • Voted almost always against removing children from immigration detention. votes
  • Voted consistently for landholders' right to say no to mining and gas exploration. votes
  • Has never voted on building Australia’s new submarine fleet in South Australia. votes
  • Has never voted on protecting whales within Australian waters. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently against decreasing the gender pay gap. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing transparency of the China-Australia relationship. votes
  • Voted almost always against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement. votes
  • Voted consistently against treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing transparency of big business by making information public. votes
  • Has never voted on revoking citizenship of dual nationals involved with terrorism offences by the minister. votes
  • Voted almost always against restricting donations to political parties. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against creating a federal Anti-Corruption Commission. votes
  • Voted generally for protecting whistleblowers. votes
  • Voted almost always against a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Voted generally for stopping tax avoidance or aggressive tax minimisation. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against ending illegal logging. votes
  • Voted almost always against protecting threatened forest and bushland habitats. votes
  • Has never voted on a Royal Commission into banking. votes
  • Voted generally against the use of strong encryption technologies. votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing parliamentary entitlements for current MPs and Senators. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the foreign aid budget to 0.7% of Gross National Income. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for legal aid. votes
  • Has never voted on buffer zones around abortion clinics. votes
  • Voted almost always for putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted generally for speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against federal action on public housing. votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing housing affordability. votes
  • Voted consistently against ending immigration detention on Nauru. votes
  • Voted consistently for imprisoning immigration detention workers who record or reveal information from their work. votes
  • Has never voted on putting a time limit on immigration detention. votes
  • Voted consistently against ending immigration detention on Manus Island. votes
  • Voted almost always against protecting the Great Barrier Reef. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the price of tobacco. votes
  • Voted almost always against a national redress scheme for institutional abuse survivors. votes
  • Voted consistently against strengthening gun control laws. votes
  • Voted generally against the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against protecting citizens' privacy. votes
  • Voted consistently for a same-sex marriage plebiscite. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the initial tax rate for working holiday makers to 19%. votes
  • Voted generally for Preventative Detention Orders (PDOs). votes
  • Voted generally for increasing the passenger movement charge ('PMC'). votes
  • Voted consistently against more scrutiny of the Australian Defence Force. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the initial tax rate for working holiday makers to 15%. votes
  • Voted almost always for Continuing Detention Orders (CDOs). votes
  • Voted almost always for increasing investment in the coal industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against a Free Trade Agreement with China. votes
  • Voted consistently against changing the date of Australia Day. votes
  • Voted consistently against doctor-initiated medical transfers for asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted consistently for getting rid of the Gold Travel Pass. votes
  • Voted almost always for changing the wording of section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. votes
  • Voted generally against getting rid of Sunday and public holiday penalty rates. votes
  • Has never voted on reducing the corporate tax rate. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Coalition's Youth Jobs PaTH. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Coalition's new schools funding policy ("Gonski 2.0"). votes
  • Voted consistently for technology neutral emission reduction targets. votes
  • Voted consistently against requiring every native title claimant to sign land use agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently for giving approval for mining in the Liverpool Plains. votes
  • Voted consistently against making sanitary items GST-free. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing access to medicinal cannabis products. votes
  • Voted generally against a Royal Commission into Violence and Abuse against People with Disability. votes
  • Voted generally against criminalising "revenge porn". votes
  • Voted consistently against closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. votes
  • Voted consistently for maintaining or increasing defence spending. votes
  • Voted consistently for Adani's proposed Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin. votes
  • Voted consistently for drug testing welfare recipients. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against privatising government services. votes
  • Voted consistently for a review of our representatives' eligibility. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing federal government support for childcare. votes
  • Voted generally against government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Voted consistently for turning back asylum boats when possible. votes
  • Voted almost always for civil celebrants having the right to refuse to marry same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted almost always against universal access to abortion services. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against expanding Medicare-funded dental care. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing the Newstart Allowance rate. votes
  • Voted almost always against an inquiry into the Iraq War. votes
  • Voted almost always against the Paris Climate Agreement. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing eligibility requirements for Australian citizenship. votes
  • Voted generally for making more water from Murray-Darling Basin available to use. votes
  • Has never voted on privatising the ABC. votes
  • Voted generally for targeting foreign interference in Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing penalties for breach of data. votes
  • Voted generally for a declared area offence. votes
  • Voted consistently for legalising euthanasia. votes
  • Voted generally for stopping former ministers from taking lobbying positions within five years. votes
  • Has never voted on promoting multiculturalism. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing legal protections for LGBTI people. votes
  • Voted consistently for nuclear energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for prioritising religious freedom. votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing political transparency. votes
  • Voted consistently for a travel ban on people from certain countries. votes
  • Voted consistently for MacMines' proposed China Stone coal mine in the Galilee Basin. votes
  • Voted consistently for a combined Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently for political interference in research funding. votes
  • Voted consistently for protecting Australian sovereignty in trade agreements. votes
  • Voted almost always against pill testing. votes
  • Voted almost always against legalising pepper spray. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing government support for the dairy industry. votes
  • Has never voted on ending Governor-General allowances for serious misconduct. votes
  • Voted almost always against transgender rights. votes
  • Voted consistently against community right to say no to nuclear waste disposal sites. votes
  • Voted generally for Australia's timber industry. votes
  • Voted generally for reducing personal income tax. votes
  • Voted consistently for for increasing the Youth Allowance rate. votes
  • Voted consistently for Temporary Exclusion Orders. votes
  • Voted consistently against making the cashless debit card program voluntary. votes
  • Voted almost always against banning new thermal coal mines. votes
  • Voted consistently against reducing air pollution. votes
  • Voted consistently for an independent NDIS assessment process. votes
  • Voted consistently against investing in climate science. votes
  • Voted consistently against building community climate change resilience. votes
  • Voted generally for offshore oil mining. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing funding for vocational education. votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing access to the JobKeeper Payment. votes
  • Voted generally against assisting the Arts sector through the coronavirus pandemic. votes
  • Voted consistently for mandatory minimum sentences for certain offences. votes
  • Voted consistently against paid parental leave equality for stay-at-home mums and dads. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for public schools. votes
  • Voted consistently against a Royal Commission into Robodebt. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing state and territory environmental approval powers. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing the cost of humanities degrees. votes
  • Voted consistently against the Murray Darling Basin Plan. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against assisting Australians trying to return from overseas. votes
  • Voted consistently against extending Jobkeeper Payment. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing protections for franchisees. votes
  • Voted consistently against an independent inquiry into Attorney-General Christian Porter. votes
  • Voted consistently against a constitutionally enshrined First Nations Voice in parliament. votes
  • Voted generally against implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing support for the Australian film and TV industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against building dedicated quarantine facilities (COVID-19). votes
  • Voted consistently against treating the COVID vaccine rollout as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing workplace protections for women. votes
  • Voted generally for putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on an ongoing basis. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Statements by Senators: Lambie, Senator Jacqui (24 Nov 2021)

“HANSON (—) (): [by video link] I want to talk today about a few facts that need to be cleared up. Yesterday on the floor of parliament Senator Jacqui Lambie made comments in her speech with regard to the vaccination, saying that One Nation is doing things for money and power. This is as far from the truth as it possibly could be. Our stance is about the rights of the Australian people...”

Committees: Australia's Family Law System Joint Select Committee; Report (23 Nov 2021)

“[by video link] I rise to speak to the third interim and final report of the Joint Select Committee on Australia's Family Law System. I thank the committee secretariat for its considerable efforts since the establishment of this inquiry, for which I have fought tooth and nail. I was the one who got this inquiry up. As many parents have attested, and as I myself have experienced, Australia's...”

Bills: COVID-19 Vaccination Status (Prevention of Discrimination) Bill 2021; Second Reading (22 Nov 2021)

“Yes, I am. I seek the call, please.”

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  • Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 8 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 329 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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