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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Tim Ayres voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly for 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
  • 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 very strongly for live animal exports. 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 decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Recovering Unpaid Superannuation) Bill 2019; Second Reading (13 Feb 2020)

“No matter what moderate, reasonable language this is couched in, no matter how it's dressed up, an amnesty for superannuation theft is a terrible idea. It will reward bad employer behaviour. It will disincentivise employers who've got good governance and a good compliance record, and in fact put many of them at a competitive disadvantage. It will cover barely a fraction of the superannuation...”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Recovering Unpaid Superannuation) Bill 2019; Second Reading (13 Feb 2020)

“I'll take the interjection. For a person who's worked in the sector, you've never understood the value of the superannuation system. No matter how much the minister protests, the government's core objective is undermining universality, undermining the scale of the system and wrecking the value that it's created for ordinary workers and their families and the Australian economy. Senator Hume...”

Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Recovering Unpaid Superannuation) Bill 2019; Second Reading (13 Feb 2020)

“Well, it's actually not very much over 26 years. It's a very poor return for what's going to send a very clear message supporting noncompliance, supporting crook behaviour, undermining decent superannuation funds and undermining compliance right across Australia's industry. I can't imagine a situation where anybody would think that if, as an ordinary Australian, they didn't pay their tax, if...”

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  • Has spoken in 30 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") 29 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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