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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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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Motions: NT Independent (10 Dec 2020)

“I seek leave to amend general business notice of motion No. 947. Leave granted. I move the motion as amended: That the Senate— (a) notes that:   (i) Australian journalist Peter Greste recently stated the Northern Territory (NT) Government 'has set a dangerous precedent' with its continued press ban on one news organisation, NT Independent: 'I'm very concerned. The NT...”

Questions without Notice: Northern Territory: Energy (8 Dec 2020)

“Can the minister please update the Senate on how our government is supporting gas developments, including in the Beetaloo Basin, that will drive down prices of energy for businesses and for consumers?”

Questions without Notice: Northern Territory: Energy (8 Dec 2020)

“Can the minister outline to the Senate how our government is investing in new energy technologies that will benefit Territorians?”

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  • Has spoken in 28 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") 30 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

Register of Interests (What's this?)

Sam McMahon's latest interest statementPDFLast updated: 12 Dec 2019