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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Tony Sheldon voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Has never voted on 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 very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
- Voted moderately for unconventional gas mining. votes
- Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
- Voted moderately for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted moderately against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against live animal exports. votes
- Voted strongly 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: Services Australia Governance Amendment Bill 2020; Second Reading (12 Nov 2020)
“Labor support the Services Australia Governance Amendment Bill 2020. We will always support modifications to public sector governance structures that lead to good outcomes for employees and the Australians that rely on those services. This bill, however, does nothing about the biggest driver of bad outcomes for Public Service workers and the provision of services to Australians that...”
- Adjournment: Workplace Relations: Food Delivery Industry (11 Nov 2020)
“I recently rose in this place to tell the stories of two food delivery workers, Dede Fredy and Xiaojun Chen, who lost their lives on the job for Uber Eats and Hungry Panda. Since I last spoke on the fate of these workers, Chow Khai Shien, a 36-year-old man from Malaysia, was killed in Melbourne while working for DoorDash. He is the third delivery worker to be killed on the job in just one...”
- Bills: Economic Recovery Package (JobMaker Hiring Credit) Amendment Bill 2020; Consideration of House of Representatives Message (11 Nov 2020)
“The minister said, 'We wanted to make sure there aren't different barriers.' The measures that are being proposed are not barriers; they're actually making sure that people have appropriate opportunities, that workers don't simply get replaced. This is not actually an argument about older and younger workers. Yes, that's part of it, but this is also a situation where younger workers can be...”
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- Has spoken in 60 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") 67 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)