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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 moderately 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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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: COVID-19: Hospitals (2 Sep 2021)
“[by video link] Senator Colbeck's answers to these questions showed he just isn't up to it. He was smug. He was complacent. He was unaware or uninterested in key details. There was no sense of urgency, just a sense of entitlement. He was evasive. He was tricky about the politics. You may be able to hear that there is a small construction site outside level 22 of the building that I'm in....”
- Statements: Prime Minister (1 Sep 2021)
“[by video link] What we just saw was more apologies from the National Party for the utter failures of this Prime Minister. In regional New South Wales, the vaccine rollout, despite what the Prime Minister says, lags well behind the cities. And you know what? The Australian rollout lags well behind the rest of the developed world. Do you know what would fix border closures and lockdowns? A...”
- Matters of Public Importance: Prime Minister (31 Aug 2021)
“Thank you, Madam Acting Deputy President. The article continues: Berejiklian— Ms Berejiklian, the Premier— went so far as to tell a colleague that Morrison's behaviour was "evil".”
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- Has spoken in 67 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
- People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
- 1 person is tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Tim Ayres speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 125 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)