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  • Former Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party Senator for WA
  • Became a Senator on 20 March 2017 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 1 July 2019 — unknown

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Peter Georgiou voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Has never voted on same-sex marriage equality. votes
  • Voted consistently for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted consistently against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted consistently 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 against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted consistently 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 consistently against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against live animal export. votes
  • Voted generally for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted consistently for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted consistently for offshore processing for people seeking asylum in Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted consistently for requiring a warrant to access citizens’ telecommunications records. votes
  • Voted almost always for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
  • Has never voted on 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
  • Has never voted on landholders' right to say no to mining and gas exploration. votes
  • Voted almost always against protecting whales within Australian waters. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and 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 almost always for increasing transparency of big business by making information public. votes
  • Voted consistently against restricting donations to political parties. votes
  • Voted consistently against creating a federal Anti-Corruption Commission. votes
  • Voted consistently against a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for ending illegal logging. votes
  • Voted almost always against protecting threatened forest and bushland habitats. votes
  • Voted consistently for a Royal Commission into banking. votes
  • Voted generally against the use of strong encryption technologies. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing parliamentary entitlements for current MPs and Senators. votes
  • Voted almost always 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 generally 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
  • Has never voted on 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
  • Voted consistently against ending immigration detention on Manus Island. votes
  • Has never voted on protecting the Great Barrier Reef. votes
  • Voted consistently against strengthening gun control laws. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against protecting citizens' privacy. votes
  • Voted consistently for Preventative Detention Orders (PDOs). votes
  • Voted consistently against more scrutiny of the Australian Defence Force. votes
  • Voted consistently for Continuing Detention Orders (CDOs). votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing investment in the coal industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against changing the date of Australia Day. votes
  • Voted consistently against doctor-initiated medical transfers for asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted almost always for changing the wording of section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. votes
  • Voted consistently against getting rid of Sunday and public holiday penalty rates. votes
  • Voted consistently against reducing the corporate tax rate. votes
  • Voted generally for the Coalition's Youth Jobs PaTH. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Coalition's new schools funding policy ("Gonski 2.0"). 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 a mixture of for and against a Royal Commission into Violence and Abuse against People with Disability. votes
  • Voted almost always against criminalising "revenge porn". votes
  • Voted almost always 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 consistently for 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 a mixture of for and against government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Voted consistently for turning back asylum boats when possible. votes
  • Voted consistently 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 consistently 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 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 for a declared area offence. votes
  • Voted consistently against legalising euthanasia. votes
  • Voted almost always against 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 for 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 political interference in research funding. votes
  • Voted consistently for protecting Australian sovereignty in trade agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently against pill testing. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against legalising pepper spray. votes
  • Voted almost always for increasing government support for the dairy industry. votes
  • Has never voted on ending Governor-General allowances for serious misconduct. votes
  • Has never voted on transgender rights. votes
  • Has never voted on community right to say no to nuclear waste disposal sites. votes
  • Voted consistently against for increasing the Youth Allowance rate. votes
  • Voted consistently against reducing air pollution. votes
  • Has never voted on investing in climate science. votes
  • Voted almost always against offshore oil mining. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing funding for public schools. votes
  • Has never voted on a constitutionally enshrined First Nations Voice in parliament. votes

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Motions: Anning, Senator Fraser; Censure (3 Apr 2019)

“I rise to speak and put on the record that, as Senator Hanson is unwell, I am making the following contribution to the debate on her behalf. I'd like to welcome the Australian people to the equivalent of a public flogging of an elected member in the Senate. Regardless of how many personal votes Fraser Anning may have received at the 2016 election, let me put on record that he still drew a...”

Business: Leave of Absence (2 Apr 2019)

“by leave—I move: That leave of absence be granted to Senator Hanson for today, 2 April, for personal reasons. Question agreed to.”

Condolences: Christchurch: Attacks (2 Apr 2019)

“I would like to state on the record as a One Nation senator and Western Australian that I condemn the terror, pain and violence inflicted on Christchurch last month, which caused the loss of 50 lives and hurt so many more. I offer my condolences to all the families affected and to the people of Christchurch.”

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  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — below 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") 26 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)