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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Tim Ayres voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
- Voted very 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 a mixture of for and 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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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Bills: Higher Education Support Amendment (Freedom of Speech) Bill 2020; Second Reading (25 Feb 2021)
“This bill, the Higher Education Support Amendment (Freedom of Speech) Bill 2020, inserts a definition of academic freedom and freedom of speech into the Higher Education Support Act. Including such a definition was a recommendation of the French review of freedom of speech in higher education. Most in the university sector are prepared to live with this bill, although I'm pretty sure that...”
- Bills: Treasury Laws Amendment (Reuniting More Superannuation) Bill 2020; Second Reading (25 Feb 2021)
“I urge Australians listening to this and Australians reading this in the coming weeks to seriously consider Senator Rennick's speeches last night and just a few moments ago, because, while Senator Rennick is held up to ridicule in public from time to time because of his more extreme utterances, the truth is that he does say what the majority of the Liberal Party backbench are thinking; he...”
- Questions without Notice: Members of Parliament: Staff (23 Feb 2021)
“I don't think that was the question that I asked. Given Ms Higgins has released the minister from any privacy concerns will the minister now tell the Senate why, when Ms Higgins was asked if she wanted to go to the police at the meeting with the minister and her chief of staff on 1 April 2019, she was told, 'We need to know now'?”
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- Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — above 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") 94 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)