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Skye Kakoschke-Moore, former Senator

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  • Former Nick Xenophon Team Senator for SA
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2016 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 22 November 2017 — Resigned

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Skye Kakoschke-Moore voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted consistently for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted almost always for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted generally against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted almost always for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted consistently against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted generally against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted almost always against live animal export. votes
  • Voted generally against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted consistently for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted consistently against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
  • Voted consistently for tighter means testing of family payments . votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing accessibility of government data and documents. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing transparency of the China-Australia relationship. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against restricting donations to political parties. votes
  • Voted consistently for creating a federal Anti-Corruption Commission. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing parliamentary entitlements for current MPs and Senators. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the foreign aid budget to 0.7% of Gross National Income. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for legal aid. votes
  • Voted consistently for putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted almost always against speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently for federal action on public housing. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing housing affordability. votes
  • Has never voted on ending immigration detention on Nauru. votes
  • Voted consistently for imprisoning immigration detention workers who record or reveal information from their work. votes
  • Has never voted on ending immigration detention on Manus Island. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the price of tobacco. votes
  • Voted consistently for a national redress scheme for institutional abuse survivors. votes
  • Voted consistently for strengthening gun control laws. votes
  • Voted generally for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). votes
  • Voted consistently against a same-sex marriage plebiscite. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the initial tax rate for working holiday makers to 19%. votes
  • Voted consistently for Preventative Detention Orders (PDOs). votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the passenger movement charge ('PMC'). votes
  • Has never voted on more scrutiny of the Australian Defence Force. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing the initial tax rate for working holiday makers to 15%. votes
  • Voted consistently for Continuing Detention Orders (CDOs). votes
  • Voted generally for increasing investment in the coal industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against changing the date of Australia Day. votes
  • Voted consistently against getting rid of the Gold Travel Pass. votes
  • Voted generally for changing the wording of section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. votes
  • Voted consistently against getting rid of Sunday and public holiday penalty rates. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Coalition's Youth Jobs PaTH. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Coalition's new schools funding policy ("Gonski 2.0"). votes
  • Has never voted on technology neutral emission reduction targets. votes
  • Voted consistently against requiring every native title claimant to sign land use agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently against giving approval for mining in the Liverpool Plains. votes
  • Voted generally for making sanitary items GST-free. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing access to medicinal cannabis products. votes
  • Voted consistently for a Royal Commission into Violence and Abuse against People with Disability. votes
  • Voted consistently for criminalising "revenge porn". votes
  • Voted almost always for maintaining or increasing defence spending. votes
  • Voted almost always against Adani's proposed Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin. votes
  • Voted consistently for drug testing welfare recipients. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against privatising government services. votes
  • Voted generally for a review of our representatives' eligibility. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing federal government support for childcare. votes
  • Voted consistently for government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Has never voted on turning back asylum boats when possible. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the Newstart Allowance rate. votes
  • Voted consistently for targeting foreign interference in Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing penalties for breach of data. votes
  • Voted consistently against pill testing. votes
  • Voted consistently against for increasing the Youth Allowance rate. votes
  • Voted consistently for investing in climate science. votes
  • Voted generally for implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. votes

Read about how the voting record is decided.

Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Bill 2017; Second Reading (16 Nov 2017)

“When Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced on 8 May 2016 that there would be an election on 2 July, resulting in the longest campaign in history, the whole of Australia let out a sigh, and rightly so. It was a long and exhausting campaign, but it was a campaign to elect the government of our nation; it was not a public survey on the human rights of members of our community; and, while...”

Bills: Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Omnibus) Bill 2017; Second Reading (15 Nov 2017)

“I rise to speak on the Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Omnibus) Bill 2017. The bill contains eight schedules which deal with different elements of veterans legislation that would implement amendments to clarify, improve and streamline the operation of the law. Schedule 1 of the bill seeks to amend the provisions under which the Veterans' Review Board, or VRB, operates, in an effort...”

Parliamentary Representation: Valedictory; Qualifications of Senators (14 Nov 2017)

“by leave—Senator Lambie, Jacqui, on behalf of the Nick Xenophon Team, I just want to say thank you. Thank you for reminding the Australian public and us who represent the Australian public that, in order to be an effective politician, you need the fire in the belly. As Senator Cameron referred to, you came from a place where you could have quite easily been forgiven for throwing your...”

More of Skye Kakoschke-Moore's recent appearances

Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 67 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 2 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 54 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)