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  • Liberal Party Senator for ACT
  • Minister for International Development and the Pacific (since 22 Dec 2020)
  • Became a Senator on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
  • Email me whenever Zed Seselja speaks (no more than once per day)

Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Zed Seselja voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Has never voted on same sex marriage. votes
  • Has never voted on tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Has never voted on the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Has never voted on voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted strongly for regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted strongly for unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly against restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted strongly for privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted moderately against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing protection of Aboriginal heritage sites. votes
  • Voted strongly for live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly against re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted moderately against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Has never voted on uranium export. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing surveillance powers. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly against a federal inquiry into Queensland government administration. votes
  • Voted moderately for offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

Read about how the voting record is decided.

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Pacific and South-East Asia (1 Sep 2021)

“It's an outstanding question. Since our Pacific initiatives recommenced in September last year, more than 10,600 Pacific workers have arrived from seven participating Pacific nations and Timor-Leste. In the next few weeks another 1,000 Pacific workers will arrive, with a further 27,000 Pacific workers ready and waiting to come to Australia. This is immediate action to address workforce...”

Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Pacific and South-East Asia (1 Sep 2021)

“Senator Scarr is right to reference the outstanding diaspora here in Australia, including in Brisbane. Fiji is one of Australia's closest partners in the region. The pandemic is having a grave impact on Fiji's people, but we're proud to be supporting our Fijian vuvale at this time of need. In addition to our longstanding development program, we've provided over $80 million in emergency budget...”

Questions without Notice: COVID-19: Pacific and South-East Asia (1 Sep 2021)

“I thank Senator Scarr for his question and for his deep and abiding interest in the neighbourhood and the Pacific. Our neighbourhood continues to face unprecedented challenges from COVID-19. No nation is immune to the virus, but we must tackle it together, and this government is getting on with the job of shaping a region which is safer, healthier and more prosperous for all of us. We've now...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 6 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Zed Seselja speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 392 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)

Register of Interests (What's this?)

Zed Seselja's latest interest statementPDFLast updated: 9 Jul 2021