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  • Liberal Party Senator for Victoria
  • Former Liberal Party Representative for Corangamite
  • Entered the Senate on 11 September 2019 — unknown
  • Previously Representative for Corangamite until 18 May 2019 — unknown
  • Entered House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Sarah Henderson voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • 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 for temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the age pension. 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 for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted 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

Bills: National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Strengthening Banning Orders) Bill 2020; Second Reading (12 Nov 2020)

“Ensuring that, as a nation, we care for Australians with disability is one of our most important responsibilities. As a former assistant minister for disability services, this is a responsibility which is very close to my heart. The NDIS is an incredible scheme, unlike anything else in the world, but we, as a government and as a nation, have to make sure it continues to operate in the best...”

Statements by Senators: Pensions and Benefits, Victoria: COVID-19 (11 Nov 2020)

“Firstly, on this Remembrance Day, I want to acknowledge all serving defence personnel, our veterans and, of course, the tens of thousands of Australians who made the ultimate sacrifice. The COVID-19 global pandemic has presented the Morrison government with one of Australia's greatest national challenges. Lives have been lost, our economy has been dragged to its knees and the financial and...”

Adjournment: Manufacturing (10 Nov 2020)

“Today we have witnessed more climate crisis inside Labor. The resignation by the member for Hunter, Mr Fitzgibbon, from the frontbench is further evidence of what so many working Australians worked out a very long time ago—that Labor has deserted blue-collar workers, manufacturing workers and workers in mines, oil refineries and energy intensive industries across this nation that depend...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 9 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Sarah Henderson speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 281 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 40 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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