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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 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 very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted strongly against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted moderately for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted strongly against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. 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 strongly against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted moderately for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Adjournment: Australian Space Agency (3 Sep 2020)

“Australia's space activity could be best described as having been disorganised and haphazard, hence the title of the Senate committee report back in 2008, Lost in space? setting a new direction for Australia's space science and industry sector. An announcement to set up a space program in September 2017 by the government was well received. True to its word, in July 2018, the Australian Space...”

Motions: National Cabinet (3 Sep 2020)

“I move: That the Senate— (a) notes that:   (i) the Prime Minister has established a 'National Cabinet' comprising of the Prime Minister, state Premiers, and territory Chief Ministers,   (ii) the Prime Minister has claimed that National Cabinet is to be part of the Federal Government's Cabinet system and subject to requirements of Cabinet secrecy, and...”

Bills: Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Cessation) Bill 2020; In Committee (3 Sep 2020)

“by leave—I move amendments (1) and (2) on sheet 1039 together: (1) Schedule 1, page 19 (after line 25) , after the heading specifying Intelligence Services Act 2001 , insert: 14A Paragraph 29(1) (a) After "to review the", insert "activities,". (2) Schedule 1, Part 1, page 20 (after line 2), at the end of the Part, add: 15A Subsections 29(3) and (4) Repeal the subsections, substitute:...”

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  • Has spoken in 126 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 281 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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