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RSS feed Senator Sarah Henderson , former Representative

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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
  • Email me whenever Sarah Henderson speaks (no more than once per day)

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 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 a mixture of for and against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted 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

Statements by Senators: COVID-19: Victoria (2 Sep 2021)

“[by video link] I rise to raise serious concerns about the Victorian government's decision to prohibit Victorians from returning home, under the guise of public health orders. For weeks now, hundreds of Victorians, perhaps even thousands, have been trapped interstate, declined a permit to travel over the border and back to their homes. Whether they have been interstate to visit family, take a...”

Bills: Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021; Second Reading (31 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] I continue my earlier contribution on the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021. I was saying that I want to address the concerns that senators opposite, particularly Senator Waters, have raised in relation to the amendments in this bill because I am concerned that the government's position has been substantially misrepresented. In...”

Bills: Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021; Second Reading (31 Aug 2021)

“[by video link] It's my pleasure to rise and speak on the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021. Sexual harassment is a blight upon our workplaces. It corrupts the bonds of trust which workers should develop with one another and clothes its victims in fear and shame. It is absolutely unacceptable that this kind of behaviour still persists in our great nation....”

More of Sarah Henderson's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — below 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.
  • 10 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") 75 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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