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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Tony Sheldon voted on key issues since 2006:
- Has never voted on a carbon price. votes
- Voted 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 moderately 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 very 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.
- Committees: Job Security Select Committee; Report (24 Jun 2021)
“I present the first interim report of the Select Committee on Job Security on on-demand platform work in Australia. I move: That the Senate take note of the report. This first interim report of the Senate Select Committee on Job Security, and the context in which the inquiry was undertaken, is important. Australian workers have suffered through record low wage growth under this government...”
- Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Covid-19 (24 Jun 2021)
“This is really interesting. Both Senator Canavan and Senator Hughes have the Monty Python defence—always look on the bright side of life. The reality is the bright side of life is seeing the Australian community being economically crucified because the government has not got its act together. We have seen the lockdowns due to the quarantine failures in New South Wales, Victoria and...”
- Bills: Fuel Security Bill 2021, Fuel Security (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2021; Second Reading (22 Jun 2021)
“I rise to support the Fuel Security Bill 2021. Securing Australia's fuel supply is essential for our national economy and our national security. We need a secure supply of fuel to keep planes in the air and trucks on the road. We need a secure supply of fuel to keep our regions connected with our capital cities and to make sure that Australians can buy essential goods like groceries and...”
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- Has spoken in 65 debates in the last year — above 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") 112 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)