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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Sam McMahon voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for 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
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Motions: COVID-19: Northern Territory (17 Jun 2020)

“I, and also on behalf of Senators McKenzie, Canavan, Davey and McDonald, move: That the Senate— (a) notes that:   (i) the Northern Territory (NT) Gunner Labor Government closed the NT border on Tuesday, 24th March 2020, without a plan to re-open the border, citing expert medical advice as the foundation of this decision, and   (ii) Northern Territory Leader of the...”

Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Economy (16 Jun 2020)

“Can the minister outline the coalition government's plan to assist rural and regional economies to return to prosperity post the COVID-19 restrictions?”

Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Economy (16 Jun 2020)

“Can the minister inform the Senate if the Commonwealth is aware of when the states and territories, like my Northern Territory, are going to reopen their borders?”

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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — well 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") 18 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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