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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 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
  • Has never voted on 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 strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted strongly 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 strongly against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against 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

Adjournment: Aviation (27 Feb 2020)

“The federal coalition government have introduced regulations into the parliament that will require security screening at regional airports. They've offered to pay for the equipment but not for the much more significant cost of the ongoing employment of security guards and, indeed, maintenance. I'm quite happy for there to be security screening at regional airports. If that's what Home Affairs...”

Committees: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee; Report (27 Feb 2020)

“This Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee inquiry was important. It looked at whether Australia should revoke some declarations it made in 2002 limiting Australia's acceptance of the compulsory jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. These declarations were part of one of Australia's most shameful...”

Bills: Australian Business Growth Fund Bill 2019; In Committee (27 Feb 2020)

“I didn't really put a question in there, but will the government mandate or go into negotiations actively proposing that there be transparency requirements in respect of applicants and any relationships those applicants may have to entities that are domiciled in a tax haven?”

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  • Has spoken in 111 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 227 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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