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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Sarah Hanson-Young 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 very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted moderately against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted very strongly 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 very 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 very 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 strongly for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. 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 moderately against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing beef import standards. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly against uranium export. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted moderately 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 strongly 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

Committees: Selection of Bills Committee; Report (12 Nov 2020)

“The Senate has debated this issue a number of times now. It's clear that there is a strong will within this place for a proper review into this piece of legislation. As Senator Gallagher has eloquently described, we are still waiting for the final report into the Samuel review, and I think these things need to be considered together. Of course, there needs to be a legitimate time frame for...”

Notices: Presentation (12 Nov 2020)

“I give notice that, on the next day of sitting, I shall move: That there be laid on the table by the Minister representing the Minister for the Environment, by 3 pm on 1 December 2020, the final report of the Samuel Review into the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. Senator Wong to move on the next day of sitting: That the Senate— (a) notes that, during a...”

Committees: Environment and Communications References Committee; Reference (11 Nov 2020)

“I seek leave to amend business of the Senate notice of motion No. 1 standing in my name by changing the reporting date. Leave granted. I move the motion as amended: That the following matter be referred to the Environment and Communications References Committee for inquiry and report by 31 March 2021: The state of media diversity, independence and reliability in Australia and the impact that...”

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  • Has spoken in 75 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 11 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 628 times in debates — well above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)