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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Richard Di Natale 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 for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted moderately for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted moderately against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted strongly against 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 for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted strongly for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted very strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted moderately for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against uranium export. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted very strongly for a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted very strongly against offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately for 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

Questions without Notice: Climate Change (1 Aug 2019)

“In the lead-up to the UN's Climate Action Summit in September, the Secretary-General is going to be asking nations to bring far more-ambitious targets in recognition that current targets have us on track for 3.4 degrees of warming, fundamentally altering life on our planet. Minister, will you consider taking higher abatement targets to the UN in September?”

Questions without Notice: Climate Change (1 Aug 2019)

“Part of the resolution at the forum was that: … relevant parties to the Kyoto Protocol to refrain from using 'carryover credits' as an abatement for the … emissions reduction targets. That's squarely aimed at Australia, as no other country's going to rely on these credits to keep polluting. Minister, for the importance of diplomatic relations and the sake of our Pacific...”

Questions without Notice: Climate Change (1 Aug 2019)

“My question is to the Minister representing the Minister for Foreign Affairs. During the fifth Pacific Islands Development Forum Leaders' Summit this week, our Pacific neighbours have joined almost 900 jurisdictions to declare a climate emergency. Minister, do you acknowledge and, more importantly, understand the incredible worry, trauma and fear that our Pacific neighbours are experiencing...”

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  • Has spoken in 118 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 8 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
  • 19 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Richard Di Natale speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 564 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)