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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
  • Has never voted on regional processing of asylum seekers. 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 funding for university education. 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
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. 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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Statements by Senators: Northern Territory (7 Oct 2020)

“From my first day in this place, I have always come into this chamber with one thing in mind: how can I best advance the interests of the Northern Territory? That is one of my No.1 goals. Yesterday's federal budget was a big win for the Territory, a big win I have worked tirelessly to deliver with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann. In fact, I was in...”

Questions without Notice: Northern Territory: Australian Defence Force (6 Oct 2020)

“Can the minister advise the Senate how the government is maximising opportunities for Northern Territory businesses and workers to deliver jobs through these significant investments?”

Questions without Notice: Northern Territory: Australian Defence Force (6 Oct 2020)

“Can the minister outline the investments the government is making in response to our changing strategic circumstances, including at RAAF Base Tindal near my home town? And I thank the minister for her recent visit.”

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  • Has spoken in 34 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") 25 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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