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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

Motions: Myanmar: Human Rights (7 Oct 2020)

“I seek leave to amend general business notice of motion No. 805. Leave granted. I note that Senator Keneally's name will be added to the motion. I, and also on behalf of Senator Keneally, move the motion as amended: That the Senate notes that: (a) 25 August 2020 marked three years since over 700,000 Rohingya, including more than 400,000 children, fled from targeted violence in Myanmar's...”

Questions without Notice: Family and Domestic Violence (6 Oct 2020)

“How is the government ensuring that the providers are suited to work with at-risk women requiring emergency and crisis accommodation?”

Questions without Notice: Family and Domestic Violence (6 Oct 2020)

“Minister, what does this investment mean for women and children in particularly vulnerable cohorts?”

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  • Has spoken in 34 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") 31 times in debates — well below average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

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