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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Wendy Askew voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Health Insurance Amendment (Bonded Medical Programs Reform) Bill 2019; Second Reading (31 Jul 2019)

“I rise again to continue my contribution on the Health Insurance Amendment (Bonded Medical Programs Reform) Bill 2019, which will amend the Health Insurance Act 1973 by introducing a statutory scheme to administer the reformed bonded medical programs from 1 January 2020. There are currently 9,406 program participants studying at medical schools or in prevocational training under the older...”

Bills: Health Insurance Amendment (Bonded Medical Programs Reform) Bill 2019; Second Reading (30 Jul 2019)

“I rise to continue my contribution on the Health Insurance Amendment (Bonded Medical Programs Reform) Bill 2019 from earlier today. As I mentioned earlier, health care is a topic of much discussion, at the moment, in my home state of Tasmania. The public health system in Tasmania, as in other jurisdictions, is dealing with increasing demand and costs in delivering medical services. With a...”

Questions without Notice: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (30 Jul 2019)

“Could the minister also advise how Australia is working with ASEAN partners to counter transnational crime?”

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  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — below 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") 6 times in debates — below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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