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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 strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Has never voted on implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Has never voted on regional processing of asylum seekers. 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 funding for university education. 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 funding for road infrastructure. 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 a mixture of for and against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Has never voted on offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Extension of Coronavirus Support) Bill 2020; In Committee (10 Dec 2020)

“Senator Siewert.”

Bills: Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Extension of Coronavirus Support) Bill 2020; Second Reading (10 Dec 2020)

“I rise to speak on the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Extension of Coronavirus Support) Bill 2020. As chair of the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee, I am pleased to make a contribution to the debate on this bill. This bill was introduced into the House of Representatives on 12 November this year. It was referred to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation...”

Bills: National Emergency Declaration Bill 2020, National Emergency Declaration (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020; Second Reading (10 Dec 2020)

“I have a note here saying that there's a second reading amendment. Opposition circulated amendment At the end of the motion, add: ", but the Senate: (a) notes: (i) the Prime Minister's failure to prepare adequately for the last bushfire season, (ii) the Prime Minister's catastrophic failure of leadership during the last bushfire season, which Australians have come to know as the Black Summer,...”

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  • Has spoken in 42 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") 37 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

Register of Interests (What's this?)

Wendy Askew's latest interest statementPDFLast updated: 8 Dec 2020