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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Tim Ayres voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted very strongly for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Has never voted on restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted moderately against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted moderately for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted moderately against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Fuel Security Bill 2021, Fuel Security (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2021; Second Reading (21 Jun 2021)

“I can indicate, as the previous Labor speaker did, that Labor will support this legislation. I've listened with interest to the contributions thus far. If you take this issue of fuel security, it really revolves around three central concerns which I think even the Prime Minister accepts are actually national responsibilities. This is a bloke who has ducked most of the responsibility for the...”

Bills: Fuel Security Bill 2021, Fuel Security (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2021; Second Reading (21 Jun 2021)

“You are absolutely right. The Prime Minister wraps himself in the flag and overuses these words over and over again but never, ever delivers in the national interest. He talks about it, but he never, ever delivers. It's all about the announcement, never about the follow-through. It's political fixes to systemic problems. It's absolute failure of leadership from the top down. Policy after...”

Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Morrison Government (21 Jun 2021)

“Poor old Mr Chester—former Minister Chester—who, we're told, is the only decent person among that bunch of clowns looking for a rodeo. He's the only one who has shown any decency over the course of the last eight years of this miserable, incompetent government, and he's the first to get the chop, because the people surrounding Mr Joyce are going to make sure they get what's coming...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 55 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") 105 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

Register of Interests (What's this?)

Tim Ayres's latest interest statementPDFLast updated: 18 Jun 2021