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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 moderately 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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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Bills: Civil Aviation Amendment Bill 2019; Second Reading (22 Jul 2019)
“Centre Alliance will be supporting the Civil Aviation Amendment Bill 2019. I have a pilot's licence. That's not to say I would recommend anyone fly with me—I don't have current hours up—but I do have one by virtue of the fact that they are perpetual. What that leads to is some background in relation to some of the things I'm going to say. When I learnt to fly back in the...”
- Documents: Commissioner of Taxation; Order for the Production of Documents (22 Jul 2019)
“I seek leave to amend general business notice of motion No. 2 standing in my name for today proposing an order for production of documents by the Commissioner of Taxation. Leave granted. I move the motion as amended: (1) That the Senate notes that— (a) on 12 October 2017, Mr Richard Boyle made a disclosure under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 (PID Act) as a former employee of...”
- Committees: Finance and Public Administration References Committee; Reference (22 Jul 2019)
“I move: (1) That the Senate notes— (a) the Prime Minister's Statement of Ministerial Standards of 30 August 2018, at paragraph 2 concerning post-ministerial employment, states that "Ministers are required to undertake that, for an eighteen month period after ceasing to be a Minister, they will not lobby, advocate or have business meetings with members of the government, Parliament,...”
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- Has spoken in 100 debates in the last year — well above 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") 136 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)