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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 increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
- Has never voted on regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
- Voted very strongly against unconventional gas mining. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Has never voted on increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
- Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
- Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Documents: Defence Procurement; Order for the Production of Documents (10 May 2018)
“by leave—I move: That the Senate take note of the statement. At the outset I want to recap the sequence of events that managed to get us to this point. A year ago almost to the day, on 9 May 2017, then Senator Xenophon made an FOI application to the Department of Defence relating to Australian industry involvement in the $50 billion Future Submarine program, a nationally significant,...”
- Regulations and Determinations: Basin Plan Amendment (SDL Adjustments) Instrument 2017; Disallowance (9 May 2018)
“I rise to contribute to the debate on the disallowance motion moved by Senator Hanson-Young. This motion seeks to disallow the government's approval of the sustainable diversion limit adjustment mechanism projects. As I remarked in my contribution to the debate on the Northern Basin Review disallowance, there has been a significant reduction in confidence in the basin plan's implementation...”
- Documents: Murray-Darling Basin Authority; Order for the Production of Documents (9 May 2018)
“I move: That: (1) The Senate notes that: (a) on 7 February 2018, the Senate agreed to an order for the production of documents concerning all assessments of the 36 adjustment mechanism projects completed by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA); (b) on 22 March 2018, the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia (Senator Canavan) tabled documents within the scope of the order in full;...”
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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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 43 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)