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  • Centre Alliance Senator for SA
  • Changed party from Nick Xenophon Team on 10 Apr 2018
  • Became a Senator on 14 November 2017 — unknown
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Rex Patrick voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted strongly for 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 strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted moderately against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Protecting Your Superannuation Package) Bill 2018; In Committee (14 Feb 2019)

“I will just briefly state that, when we get around to dealing with this next time, we'll support the proposition that the government has put up in its original legislation—”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Protecting Your Superannuation Package) Bill 2018; In Committee (14 Feb 2019)

“Well, we'll deal with that. I'm just quite disturbed that we end up with people in this place forcing insurance upon people for the benefit of insurance companies only.”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Protecting Your Superannuation Package) Bill 2018; In Committee (14 Feb 2019)

“I only have one question for the minister. It relates to a quote in The Australian. This question is a bit unorthodox, Minister; it's a multiple-choice question. The quote is: 'It is true that most young people don't need life insurance, but no-one needs insurance until they need it.' If I were to ask 100 people where that quote came from, and I gave them an option of someone selling...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 124 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 1 person is tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Rex Patrick speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 127 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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