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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 scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. 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 protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted very strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. 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 against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Adjournment: Multiple Sclerosis (12 May 2020)

“Tonight, amidst the uncertainty of the COVID-19 crisis, I rise to speak about a different health condition: multiple sclerosis, more commonly referred to as MS. Senator Deborah O'Neill and I are co-chairs of the Parliamentary Friends of MS group, and together we hosted the launch of this group for the 46th Parliament in February this year. When I became a senator just over a year ago, I...”

Questions without Notice: Covid-19 (12 May 2020)

“Minister, what are the government's key health priorities to manage risk as Australia begins to ease restrictions?”

Questions without Notice: Covid-19 (12 May 2020)

“Thank you, Mr President. Can the minister advise how Australia's response compares internationally?”

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  • Has spoken in 38 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") 21 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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