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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
  • 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 moderately 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 very 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
  • Has never voted on 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

Statements by Senators: Starlight Children's Foundation, Zoe Support Australia, Krofne, R U OK? Day (11 Sep 2019)

“A few weeks ago, I was very fortunate to visit the Starlight space at the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children here in Canberra. As I'm sure many will be aware, the Starlight Children's Foundation is a non-profit organisation founded in 1982 that offers support for children in hospital and for their families. Since 1982, Starlight have offered support to tens of millions of children...”

Bills: Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019; Second Reading (11 Sep 2019)

“A point of order, Madam Acting Deputy President. We have had 19 minutes and it is still not clear from Senator Carr's contribution whether the Labor Party would actually be supporting the bill. My impression was they were, but we've heard 19 minutes of him arguing against it. Perhaps in the last minute he might be able to clarify for us what his and the Labor Party's position is.”

Bills: Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019; Second Reading (11 Sep 2019)

“It's great to be rising in support of this legislation today, because this legislation is a choice for this parliament and for this Senate about whose side they're on, whether they're on the side of hardworking, law-abiding farmers who are producing food and fibre for our nation or whether they're on the side of the vegan terrorists. The Greens have made it clear they are on the side of the...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — above average amongst Senators.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Senator's speeches — average amongst Senators.
  • 7 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Zed Seselja speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 302 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)