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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 moderately 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.
- Motions: COVID-19: Income Support Payments (2 Sep 2021)
“[by video link] I will also take the opportunity to acknowledge Senator Siewert for being forthright and for the difference she's made for the unemployed and the employed—all the people who have been disadvantaged across the community—in giving them a voice. I would like to extend my very best wishes to her. First of all, income support for workers, companies and the unemployed...”
- Committees: Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee; Report (2 Sep 2021)
“[by video link] I rise to speak on the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee report Without trucks Australia stops: The development of a viable, safe, sustainable and efficient road transport industry. I would like to thank the committee again for the report and to thank the chair, Senator Glenn Sterle, in particular. Transport workers have been the backbone of...”
- Committees: Temporary Migration Select Committee; Report (2 Sep 2021)
“[by video link] I commend the work of the Select Committee on Temporary Migration, particularly that of its chair, Senator Raff Ciccone, for his dedicated and tireless efforts throughout the course of this inquiry, as well as those of my colleague Senator Jess Walsh. As Senator Ciccone noted yesterday, the COVID-19 pandemic and its closure of international borders exposed the deep dependency...”
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- Has spoken in 87 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") 133 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)