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  • Centre Alliance Senator for SA
  • Changed party from Nick Xenophon Team on 10 Apr 2018
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2016 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Stirling Griff voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Has never voted on the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and 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 strongly for increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted moderately against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Has never voted on 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

Statements by Senators: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (2 Sep 2021)

“[by video link] Next Thursday is International FASD Awareness Day, which seeks to raise awareness of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. FASD is a devastating condition where in utero exposure to alcohol causes irreversible, lifelong brain damage. Sadly, our awareness and understanding of FASD is still limited and much more needs to be done. That is why two years ago I initiated a Senate inquiry...”

Bills: Paid Parental Leave Amendment (COVID-19 Work Test) Bill 2021; In Committee (2 Sep 2021)

“[by video link] I move: That the House of Representatives be requested to make the following amendment: (1) Schedule 1, page 5 (after line 21), after item 9A, insert: 9B After paragraph 54(1)(a) Insert: (aa) if the child's birth mother is unlikely to satisfy the income test on the child's expected date of birth, or did not satisfy the income test on the day the child was born: (i) the...”

Bills: Paid Parental Leave Amendment (COVID-19 Work Test) Bill 2021; Second Reading (2 Sep 2021)

“[by video link] by leave—Yes, absolutely. I also support the other second reading amendments.”

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  • Has spoken in 68 debates in the last year — 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") 198 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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