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  • Former Independent Senator for SA
  • Changed party from Nick Xenophon Team on 26 Feb 2018
  • Became a Senator on 16 February 2018 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 1 July 2019 — unknown

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Tim Storer voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Has never voted on tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted consistently for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted consistently for implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted generally against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted generally against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted almost always for more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted consistently against live animal export. votes
  • Voted consistently against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted consistently for encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted consistently against requiring a warrant to access citizens’ telecommunications records. votes
  • Voted almost always against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing accessibility of government data and documents. votes
  • Voted consistently for removing children from immigration detention. votes
  • Voted consistently for landholders' right to say no to mining and gas exploration. votes
  • Voted almost always for protecting whales within Australian waters. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the diversity of media ownership. votes
  • Voted consistently for decreasing the gender pay gap. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing transparency of the China-Australia relationship. votes
  • Voted almost always against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement. votes
  • Voted generally for treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing transparency of big business by making information public. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against restricting donations to political parties. votes
  • Voted generally for creating a federal Anti-Corruption Commission. votes
  • Voted consistently for a fast transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. votes
  • Voted consistently for protecting threatened forest and bushland habitats. votes
  • Voted consistently for a Royal Commission into banking. votes
  • Voted generally for the use of strong encryption technologies. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing parliamentary entitlements for current MPs and Senators. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing the foreign aid budget to 0.7% of Gross National Income. votes
  • Voted consistently for buffer zones around abortion clinics. votes
  • Voted generally for putting welfare payments onto cashless debit cards (or indue cards) on a temporary basis as a trial. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against speeding things along in Parliament (procedural). votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against suspending the rules to allow a vote to happen (procedural). votes
  • Voted consistently for federal action on public housing. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing housing affordability. votes
  • Voted consistently for protecting the Great Barrier Reef. votes
  • Voted consistently for strengthening gun control laws. votes
  • Voted generally for protecting citizens' privacy. votes
  • Voted consistently for Preventative Detention Orders (PDOs). votes
  • Has never voted on more scrutiny of the Australian Defence Force. votes
  • Voted consistently for Continuing Detention Orders (CDOs). votes
  • Voted generally against increasing investment in the coal industry. votes
  • Voted consistently for doctor-initiated medical transfers for asylum seekers. votes
  • Has never voted on changing the wording of section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. votes
  • Voted consistently for a Royal Commission into Violence and Abuse against People with Disability. votes
  • Voted generally against Adani's proposed Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing federal government support for childcare. votes
  • Voted consistently for government action on animal & plant extinctions. votes
  • Voted consistently for universal access to abortion services. votes
  • Has never voted on expanding Medicare-funded dental care. votes
  • Voted almost always for increasing the Newstart Allowance rate. votes
  • Has never voted on an inquiry into the Iraq War. votes
  • Voted consistently for the Paris Climate Agreement. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against making more water from Murray-Darling Basin available to use. votes
  • Voted consistently against privatising the ABC. votes
  • Voted almost always against targeting foreign interference in Australia. votes
  • Voted consistently for a declared area offence. votes
  • Voted consistently for legalising euthanasia. votes
  • Voted consistently for stopping former ministers from taking lobbying positions within five years. votes
  • Voted consistently for promoting multiculturalism. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing legal protections for LGBTI people. votes
  • Voted consistently for nuclear energy. votes
  • Voted consistently against prioritising religious freedom. votes
  • Voted consistently for increasing political transparency. votes
  • Voted consistently against a travel ban on people from certain countries. votes
  • Voted consistently against MacMines' proposed China Stone coal mine in the Galilee Basin. votes
  • Voted consistently against political interference in research funding. votes
  • Voted consistently for protecting Australian sovereignty in trade agreements. votes
  • Voted consistently for pill testing. votes
  • Voted consistently against legalising pepper spray. votes
  • Has never voted on increasing government support for the dairy industry. votes
  • Has never voted on ending Governor-General allowances for serious misconduct. votes
  • Voted consistently for transgender rights. votes
  • Voted consistently for community right to say no to nuclear waste disposal sites. votes
  • Voted generally for for increasing the Youth Allowance rate. votes
  • Voted consistently for reducing air pollution. votes
  • Voted consistently against offshore oil mining. votes
  • Voted consistently against increasing funding for public schools. votes
  • Voted consistently for a constitutionally enshrined First Nations Voice in parliament. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Adjournment: Australian Broadcasting Corporation (3 Apr 2019)

“In an era of fake news, the ABC stands out like a beacon in Australia's media landscape. A public opinion survey by the Roy Morgan organisation is but the latest to confirm that the ABC is by far the nation's most trusted media organisation. For example, the survey found that, while close to half of all Australians—47 per cent, to be precise—distrust social media, just nine per...”

Budget: Statement and Documents (3 Apr 2019)

“Fairness is not a proposition that comes readily to the mind of ministers in this government, as this budget once again reminds us. The Treasurer's overnight backflip on the energy assistance payment is yet more evidence of this government's insensitivity to the need to enhance fairness and reverse inequality. That insensitivity comes at a time when many Australians on low and middle incomes...”

Bills: Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment (Support for Infrastructure Financing) Bill 2019; Second Reading (3 Apr 2019)

“by leave—I wish to put on record my support of the Greens amendments.”

More of Tim Storer's recent appearances

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  • Has spoken in 68 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.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 52 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)