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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Wendy Askew voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • 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 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 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 moderately against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Has never voted on offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Bills: Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Amendment Bill 2021; Second Reading (2 Sep 2021)

“You will be in continuation. It's now 1.30 pm, so I will proceed to two-minute statements.”

Bills: Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Amendment Bill 2021; Second Reading (2 Sep 2021)

“Senator Patrick, we can't hear you. We might go to Senator Van.”

Adjournment: Women's Health Week, National Summit on Women's Safety (1 Sep 2021)

“Within days, one of the most important weeks of the year will be upon us. Women's Health Week begins next Monday, 6 September, and runs through until Friday 9 September. It will be five big days dedicated to the health and wellbeing of Australian women and girls. Good health is powerful and it begins with each of us making health a priority. We are sending a strong message about the...”

More of Wendy Askew's recent appearances

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  • Has spoken in 51 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") 55 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: 26 May 2021