The Facts About Scott Morrison

Banking Royal Commission

 

Scott Morrison voted 26 times against the Banking Royal Commission.

As Treasurer Scott Morrison blocked the Royal Commission for 600 days despite admitting that he knew there was a problem with behaviour in the banking industry.

Now he is refusing to extend hearings to allow more victims to share their stories and expose the misconduct in the banking sector.

Only 27 victims have had the chance to share their story at the Royal Commission, despite 10,000 submissions being made.

 

VOTED

against a Suspension Of Standing Orders two times

 

Monday 18 April 2016
Source: Hansard

 

VOTED

against a Suspension Of Standing Orders

 

Tuesday 19 April 2016
Source: Hansard

 

VOTED

against a Suspension Of Standing Orders three times

 

Tuesday 19 April 2016
Source: Hansard

 

VOTED

against a Motion into the Banking And Financial Services Industry four times

 

Thursday 31 August 2016
Source: Hansard

 

VOTED

against a Message From The Senate eight times

 

Thursday 1 September 2016
Source: Hansard

 

VOTED

against a Message From The Senate — Financial Services Industry three times

 

Thursday 1 December 2017
Source: Hansard

 

VOTED

amendments to the Major Bank Levy Bill three times

 

Monday 19 June 2017
Source: Hansard

 

VOTED

against a suspension of standing ordered

 

Monday 14 August 2017
Source: Hansard

 

VOTED

against a suspension of standing ordered

 

Thursday 17 August 2017
Source: Hansard

 

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BIG BUSINESS TAX HANDOUTS

 

Scott Morrison voted 10 times to give tax handouts to big business, including $17 billion to the big banks.

He spent every moment as Treasurer trying to pass his ‘enterprise tax plan’ to give $65 billion to big business, including $17 billion to the big banks.

He did this while making massive cuts to hospitals, schools and pensions.

 

VOTED

for the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan) Bill 2016 (Enterprise Tax Plan) Bill 2016 three times

 

Monday 27 March 2017
Source: Hansard, Treasury Laws Amendment Bill

 

VOTED

for the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan No. 2) Bill 2017

 

Thursday 11 May 2017
Source: Hansard, Treasury Laws Amendment (No. 2) Bill

 

VOTED

for the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan No. 2) Bill 2017 five times

 

Thursday 8 February 2018
Source: Hansard, Treasury Laws Amendment (No. 2) Bill

 

VOTED

for the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan No. 2) Bill 2017

 

Thursday 8 February 2018
Source: Hansard, Treasury Laws Amendment (No. 2) Bill

 

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CUTS TO HOSPITALS

Scott Morrison cut more than $700 million from public hospitals.

 

The COAG National Health Reform Agreement signed by the states and commonwealth committed the Federal Government to cover half of efficient growth in public hospital costs from July 2017. The Liberals and Nationals broke this agreement and reduced Federal funding to 45% – cutting $2.8 billion from public hospitals.

Source: Parliamentary Library, 31 August 2018

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CUTS TO PENALTY RATES

 

Scott Morrison voted eight times against protecting workers wages and penalty rates.

He voted against laws and amendments to stop and reverse the cuts to penalty rates. These penalty rate cuts started on 1 July 2017 for workers in hospitality, retail, fast food and pharmacies, with more cuts each year until 2020. This year workers face a pay cut of up to $3,273 due to cuts in penalty rates.

VOTED

to block laws reversing cuts to penalty rates

 

Monday 27 February 2017
Source: Hansard, Protecting Take Home Pay Bill

 

 

VOTED

to block laws reversing cuts to penalty rates

 

Thursday 2 March 2017
Source: Hansard, Protecting Take Home Pay Bill

 

VOTED

to against a motion to prevent cuts to penalty rates

 

Thursday 11 May 2017
Source: Hansard

 

VOTED

to block laws reversing cuts to penalty rates

 

Tuesday 13 June 2017
Source: Hansard, Hansard, Protecting Take Home Pay Bill

 

VOTED

against amendments to reverse cuts to penalty rates

 

Thursday 20 June 2017
Source: Hansard, Amendments

 

VOTED

against amendments to reverse cuts to penalty rates

 

Thursday 20 June 2017
Source: Hansard, Amendments

 

VOTED

against amendments to reverse cuts to penalty rates

 

Thursday 20 June 2017
Source: Hansard, Amendments

 

VOTED

to block laws reversing cuts to penalty rates

 

Thursday 4 December 2017
Source: Hansard, Protecting Take Home Pay Bill

 

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CUTS TO PENSIONS

 

Scott Morrison voted 14 times to cut pensions.

As Social Services Minister he cut payments to 230,000 pensioners by up to $200 a fortnight and kicked another 91,000 retirees off the pension completely.

He also tried to increase the pension age to seventy and to scrap the energy supplement payment which would have left pensioners up to $550 a year worse off.

VOTED

for the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (2014 Budget Measures No. 2) Bill 2014 seven times

 

Tuesday 24 June 2014
Source: Hansard and Hansard, Social Services Bill

 

VOTED

for the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Fair and Sustainable Pensions) Bill 2015 six times

 

Thursday 18 June 2015
Source: Hansard, Social Services Bill

 

 

 

VOTED

for the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Fair and Sustainable Pensions) Bill 2015

 

Monday 22 June 2015
Source: Hansard, Social Services Bill

 

 

 

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CUTS TO SCHOOLS

Scott Morrison voted 7 times to cut school funding.

He supported the original $30 billion cut by Tony Abbott, and has refused to reverse the cuts to public school funding in his three budgets as Treasurer.

Campaigns by independent and Catholic schools have forced the government to restore their funding, but our public schools are still having their funding cut by $14 billion over the next ten years.

VOTED

for the Australian Education Amendment Bill 2017 six times

 

Monday 29 May 2017
Source: Hansard, Australian Education Amendment Bill

 

VOTED

for the Australian Education Amendment Bill 2017

 

Thursday 22 June 2017
Source: Hansard, Australian Education Amendment Bill

 

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CUTS TO TAFE & APPRENTICESHIPS

Scott Morrison and the Liberals have cut funding from TAFE and vocational education.

They have cut $3 billion from vocational education, including $270 million in this years budget alone. As a result there are now 140,000 less apprentices in Australia than when the Liberals took office in 2013.

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CUTS TO THE ABC

 

Scott Morrison cut $83.7 million from the ABC in this year’s budget alone.

Since 2014, ABC funding has been cut by $366 million and 800 staff have lost their jobs. This is despite the Liberals’ election promise of “no cuts to the ABC or SBS”.

 

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POWER PRIVATISATION

 

Scott Morrison voted four times to encourage privatisation of public assets.

The Liberals ‘asset recycling’ policy required state governments to privatise assets in order to receive federal infrastructure funding.

As Treasurer he signed off on an agreement with the NSW Government to privatise its electricity network in return for federal funding.

 

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Authorised by N Carroll, ALP Canberra