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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Raff Ciccone voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted strongly for a carbon price. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Has never voted on increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
- Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
- Has never voted on regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing marine conservation. votes
- Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
- Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
- Voted moderately for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against live animal exports. votes
- Voted very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
- Has never voted on increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted moderately for increasing surveillance powers. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
- Voted very strongly against offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted moderately against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Statements by Senators: Agriculture Visa (2 Sep 2021)
“[by video link] As another week comes and goes, so continues the shambolic rollout of the government's re-announced Agriculture Visa. There have been more backflips by the government on an ag visa then we saw at the recent Olympics. The visa was first promised in 2018, but only the prospect of an impending election was enough to stir the sleepy Nationals from their slumber; they threatened to...”
- Committees: Temporary Migration Select Committee; Report (1 Sep 2021)
“[by video link] As the Chair of the Select Committee on Temporary Migration, it is my pleasure to speak to the report on the occasion of its tabling today. The Select Committee on Temporary Migration was established by the Senate on 5 December 2019. Its mandate was to inquire into and report on the impact temporary migration has on the Australian economy and on wages and jobs, social...”
- Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: COVID-19: Vaccination (24 Aug 2021)
“[by video link] Australians are typically known for being a rather easygoing lot. We're not ones to expect a great deal. We're relaxed and, I think it would be fair to say, reasonably forgiving types. Given these generally low expectations from Australians for most things, it is really quite something to see the level of disappointment currently in the community, disappointment especially...”
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- Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
- People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
- 2 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Raff Ciccone speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 72 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)