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  • Liberal Party Senator for ACT
  • Assistant Minister for Finance, Charities and Electoral Matters (since 29 May 2019)
  • Became a Senator on 7 September 2013 — Federal election
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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 a mixture of for and against offshore processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted moderately against increasing freedom of political communication. votes
  • Voted strongly for decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Condolences: Ryan, Hon. Susan Maree, AO (8 Oct 2020)

“As a senator for the ACT, I want to pay special tribute to the Hon. Susan Ryan and send condolences to her family and to her loved ones. As has been pointed out, Susan Ryan, like a few of us in this chamber, had a background in what was a precursor to the ACT Legislative Assembly, as Senator Gallagher and I did, before going on to represent the ACT in the Senate. Susan Ryan had the great...”

Questions without Notice: Take Note of Answers: Budget (7 Oct 2020)

“I, like Senator Canavan, am Catholic, but I don't share any of his Catholic guilt when I look across at the squirming of some of our Labor senators, whether it's Senator Chisholm or Senator Brown, as they seek to defend the absurd and ludicrous and delusional lines that are being fed to them by the Leader of the Opposition, Anthony Albanese, and the Shadow Treasurer, Jim Chalmers, who had...”

Bills: Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Jabiru) Bill 2020; Second Reading (3 Sep 2020)

“I thank senators for their contributions and their support, and I commend the bill to the Senate. Question agreed to. Bill read a second time.”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 51 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") 342 times in debates — above average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)