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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Susan McDonald voted on key issues since 2006:

  • 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 increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. 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
  • Has never voted on increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Australian Business Growth Fund Bill 2019; Second Reading (27 Feb 2020)

“I rise to speak in support of the Australian Business Growth Fund Bill 2019, which gives effect to the government's 2019 election commitments to increase the availability of patient capital for small and medium enterprises. It has been acknowledged that one of the very real impediments to small business growth in Australia is the shortage of capital. Small businesses are the foundation of...”

Questions without Notice: Mining Industry (13 Feb 2020)

“Is the minister aware of any similar policy approaches to maintaining a strong coalmining sector supporting a stronger economy?”

Questions without Notice: Mining Industry (13 Feb 2020)

“Can the minister advise as to the importance of the coalmining sector, in particular, to the Australian economy?”

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  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — below 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") 26 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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