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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 consistently for same-sex marriage equality. votes
  • Voted consistently for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted consistently 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 consistently for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted almost always against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted consistently for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted almost always for increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted almost always against live animal export. votes
  • Voted generally against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted almost always for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted consistently for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing access under Freedom of Information law. votes
  • Voted almost always for offshore processing for people seeking asylum in Australia. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted consistently for requiring a warrant to access citizens’ telecommunications records. votes
  • Voted consistently against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
  • Voted consistently for tighter means testing of family payments . votes
  • Voted almost always for increasing accessibility of government data and documents. votes
  • Voted consistently for removing children from immigration detention. votes
  • Voted consistently for landholders' right to say no to mining and gas exploration. votes
  • Voted consistently for building Australia’s new submarine fleet in South Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently for protecting whales within Australian waters. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently for decreasing the gender pay gap. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing transparency of the China-Australia relationship. votes
  • Voted almost always against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement. votes
  • Voted generally for treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing transparency of big business by making information public. votes
  • Voted consistently for revoking citizenship of dual nationals involved with terrorism offences by the minister. votes
  • Voted generally for restricting donations to political parties. votes
  • Voted consistently for creating a federal Anti-Corruption Commission. votes
  • Voted consistently for protecting whistleblowers. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Has never voted on stopping tax avoidance or aggressive tax minimisation. votes
  • Voted almost always for ending illegal logging. votes
  • Voted generally for protecting threatened forest and bushland habitats. votes
  • Has never voted on a Royal Commission into banking. votes
  • Voted consistently for the use of strong encryption technologies. votes
  • Voted almost always against increasing parliamentary entitlements for current MPs and Senators. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing the foreign aid budget to 0.7% of Gross National Income. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for legal aid. votes
  • Has never voted on buffer zones around abortion clinics. votes
  • Voted generally for putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and 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 almost always 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 putting a time limit on immigration detention. votes
  • Voted almost always for ending immigration detention on Manus Island. votes
  • Voted generally for protecting the Great Barrier Reef. votes
  • Has never voted on 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 for protecting citizens' privacy. 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 generally for Preventative Detention Orders (PDOs). votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing the passenger movement charge ('PMC'). votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more scrutiny of the Australian Defence Force. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing the initial tax rate for working holiday makers to 15%. votes
  • Voted almost always for Continuing Detention Orders (CDOs). votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing investment in the coal industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for a Free Trade Agreement with China. votes
  • Voted consistently against changing the date of Australia Day. votes
  • Voted consistently for doctor-initiated medical transfers for asylum seekers. 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 against reducing the corporate tax rate. 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 almost always 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 consistently for closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. votes
  • Voted almost always for maintaining or increasing defence spending. votes
  • Voted generally for Adani's proposed Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin. votes
  • Voted consistently for drug testing welfare recipients. votes
  • Voted generally against privatising government services. votes
  • Voted generally for a review of our representatives' eligibility. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing federal government support for childcare. votes
  • Voted generally for government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Has never voted on turning back asylum boats when possible. votes
  • Voted consistently against civil celebrants having the right to refuse to marry same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted almost always for universal access to abortion services. votes
  • Voted consistently for expanding Medicare-funded dental care. votes
  • Voted almost always for increasing the Newstart Allowance rate. votes
  • Voted consistently for an inquiry into the Iraq War. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Paris Climate Agreement. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing eligibility requirements for Australian citizenship. votes
  • Voted almost always against making more water from Murray-Darling Basin available to use. votes
  • Has never voted on privatising the ABC. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against targeting foreign interference in Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing penalties for breach of data. votes
  • Voted generally for a declared area offence. votes
  • Voted consistently for legalising euthanasia. votes
  • Voted consistently for stopping former ministers from taking lobbying positions within five years. votes
  • Voted consistently for promoting multiculturalism. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing legal protections for LGBTI people. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against nuclear energy. votes
  • Voted consistently against prioritising religious freedom. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing political transparency. votes
  • Voted consistently against a travel ban on people from certain countries. votes
  • Voted consistently against MacMines' proposed China Stone coal mine in the Galilee Basin. votes
  • Voted consistently against a combined Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently against political interference in research funding. votes
  • Voted consistently for protecting Australian sovereignty in trade agreements. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against pill testing. votes
  • Voted almost always against legalising pepper spray. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing government support for the dairy industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for ending Governor-General allowances for serious misconduct. votes
  • Voted generally for transgender rights. votes
  • Voted consistently for community right to say no to nuclear waste disposal sites. votes
  • Voted generally against Australia's timber industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for reducing personal income tax. votes
  • Voted generally for for increasing the Youth Allowance rate. votes
  • Has never voted on Temporary Exclusion Orders. votes
  • Voted consistently against making the cashless debit card program voluntary. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against banning new thermal coal mines. votes
  • Voted consistently for reducing air pollution. votes
  • Voted consistently against an independent NDIS assessment process. votes
  • Voted consistently for investing in climate science. votes
  • Voted generally for building community climate change resilience. votes
  • Voted generally against offshore oil mining. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for vocational education. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing access to the JobKeeper Payment. votes
  • Has never voted on assisting the Arts sector through the coronavirus pandemic. votes
  • Has never voted on mandatory minimum sentences for certain offences. votes
  • Voted consistently for paid parental leave equality for stay-at-home mums and dads. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing funding for public schools. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a Royal Commission into Robodebt. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing state and territory environmental approval powers. votes
  • Voted generally for increasing the cost of humanities degrees. votes
  • Has never voted on the Murray Darling Basin Plan. votes
  • Voted consistently for assisting Australians trying to return from overseas. votes
  • Voted almost always for extending Jobkeeper Payment. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing protections for franchisees. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against an independent inquiry into Attorney-General Christian Porter. votes
  • Voted almost always for a constitutionally enshrined First Nations Voice in parliament. votes
  • Voted consistently for implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing support for the Australian film and TV industry. votes
  • Has never voted on building dedicated quarantine facilities (COVID-19). votes
  • Has never voted on treating the COVID vaccine rollout as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing workplace protections for women. votes
  • Has never voted on putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on an ongoing basis. votes

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Documents: Food Standards Australia New Zealand; Order for the Production of Documents (30 Nov 2021)

“I move: That the Senate take note of the document. I thank the Senate for supporting my OPD request last week. That order sought documents relating to proposed health warnings on alcohol. And what a revealing batch of documents they were! We have the Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management Australia, Mr David Littleproud, writing to each industry stakeholder, giving them a...”

Questions without Notice: National Security (30 Nov 2021)

“Some ministers have made the claim that we need to invest in defence because 'without sovereignty you don't have a country'. Hasn't the government already compromised Australia's sovereignty by the defence minister stating that, in any armed conflict between China and the United States, Australia is locked into sending Australia's finest young men and women into that theatre of war?”

Questions without Notice: National Security (30 Nov 2021)

“Minister, strategic analysts from ASPI suggest the likelihood of conflict with China is greatest in the next five years, long before any new subs arrive. They also suggest conflict is most likely to occur in Taiwan, conflict the defence minister has committed us to fighting. Wouldn't it be more prudent for us to invest in equipment that would be available in the coming years when the risk is...”

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  • Has spoken in 69 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 209 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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