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  • Liberal Party Senator for ACT
  • Assistant Minister for Treasury and Finance (since 26 Aug 2018)
  • 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

Bills: Electoral Legislation Amendment (Modernisation and Other Measures) Bill 2018, Industrial Chemicals (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2017, Industrial Chemicals Charges (Customs) Bill 2017, Industrial Chemicals Charges (Excise) Bill 2017, Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 5) Bill 2018; Explanatory Memorandum (14 Feb 2019)

“For the information of the chamber, I table supplementary explanatory memoranda relating to government amendments to be moved to five bills to be considered later today.”

Budget: Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements (14 Feb 2019)

“I table portfolio additional estimates statements for 2018-19 for portfolios and executive departments as listed on the Dynamic Red. Copies are available from the Senate Table Office.”

Budget: Proposed Expenditure (14 Feb 2019)

“I table particulars of proposed additional expenditure for 2018-19 and seek leave to move a motion to refer the documents to legislation committees. Leave granted. I move: That the documents, together with the final budget outcome 2017-18, the advances under the annual appropriation acts for 2017-18, be referred to committees for examination and report, and consideration of the advances...”

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Numbers

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — below 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") 283 times in debates — average amongst Senators. (Why is this here?)