House of Representatives – 13 September 2011

The House met at 12 noon

CLEAN ENERGY BILL 2011 AND RELATED LEGISLATION

The following pieces of legislation were presented to the House of Representatives, all read a first time. Debate on all bills was adjourned until a later date

  1. Clean Energy Bill 2011 – Ms Gillard (Prime Minister)
  2. Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011 – Mr Combet (Minister For Climate Change And Energy Efficiency)
  3. Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates Amendments) Bill 2011 – Mr Swan (Treasurer)
  4. Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Bill 2011 – Ms Macklin (Minister For Families, Housing, Community Services And Indigenous Affairs)
  5. Clean Energy (Tax Laws Amendments) Bill 2011 – Mr Combet (Minister For Climate Change And Energy Efficiency)
  6. Clean Energy (Fuel Tax Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011 – Mr Combet (Minister For Climate Change And Energy Efficiency)
  7. Clean Energy (Customs Tariff Amendment) Bill 2011 – Mr Combet (Minister For Climate Change And Energy Efficiency)
  8. Clean Energy (Excise Tariff Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011 – Mr Combet (Minister For Climate Change And Energy Efficiency)
  9. Ozone Protection And Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment Bill 2011  – Mr Combet (Minister For Climate Change And Energy Efficiency)
  10. Ozone Protection And Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment Bill 2011 – Mr Combet (Minister For Climate Change And Energy Efficiency)
  11. Clean Energy (Unit Shortfall Charge—General) Bill 2011 – Mr Combet (Minister For Climate Change And Energy Efficiency)
  12. Clean Energy (Unit Issue Charge—Auctions) Bill 2011 – Mr Combet (Minister For Climate Change And Energy Efficiency)
  13. Clean Energy (Unit Issue Charge—Fixed Charge) Bill 2011 – Mr Combet (Minister For Climate Change And Energy Efficiency)
  14. Clean Energy (International Unit Surrender Charge) Bill 2011 – Mr Combet (Minister For Climate Change And Energy Efficiency)
  15. Clean Energy (Charges—Customs) Bill 2011 – Mr Combet (Minister For Climate Change And Energy Efficiency)
  16. Clean Energy (Charges—Excise) Bill 2011 – Mr Combet (Minister For Climate Change And Energy Efficiency)
  17. Clean Energy Regulator Bill 2011 – Mr Combet (Minister For Climate Change And Energy Efficiency)
  18. Climate Change Authority Bill 2011 – Mr Combet (Minister For Climate Change And Energy Efficiency)
  19. Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011 – Mr Combet (Minister For Climate Change And Energy Efficiency)

POSTPONEMENT OF BUSINESS

Mr Dreyfus moved—That business intervening before order of the day No. 3, government business, be postponed until a later hour this day.

Question—put and passed.

NAVIGATION AMENDMENT BILL 2011

Debate resumed.

  1. Mr Truss

It being 2 p.m., the debate was interrupted in accordance with standing order 97, Mr Truss was granted leave to continue his speech when the debate is resumed, and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for a later hour this day.

DEATH OF FORMER MEMBER (THE HONOURABLE DAVID FRANCIS JULL)

Ms Gillard (Prime Minister) referred to the death of the Honourable David Francis Jull, and moved—

That the House express its deep regret at the death on 13 September 2011 of the Honourable David Francis Jull, a Member of this House for the Divisions of Bowman and Fadden from 1975 to 2007 and Minister for Administrative Services, and place on record its appreciation of his long and meritorious public service, and tender its profound sympathy to his family in their bereavement.

Mr Abbott,having seconded the motion and the Speaker having addressed the House in support thereof, and all Members present having risen, in silence.

Mr Albanese moved—That the order of the day be referred to the Main Committee for debate.

Question—put and passed.

Ms Gillard notified the House of ministerial arrangements.

QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE

  1. Mr Abbott to Ms Gillard (Prime Minister)
  2. Mr Danby to Ms Gillard (Prime Minister)
    • Point of order – Mr Albanese
  3. Mr Morrison to Ms Gillard (Prime Minister)
    • Supplementary question Mr Abbott to Ms Gillard (Prime Minister)
    • Point of order – Mrs B. K. Bishop
    • Ms Gillard
    • Mr Morrison sought leave to able a document, leave not granted
  4. Mr Symon to Mr Swan (Treasurer)
  5. Dr Jensen to Ms Gillard (Prime Minister)
    • Point of order – Mr Pyne
    • Ms Gillard
  6. Mr Wilkie to Ms Gillard (Prime Minister)
  7. Ms Rowland to Ms Gillard (Prime Minister)
  8. Mr Vasta to Ms Gillard (Prime Minister)
  9. Ms Smyth to Mr Combet (Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency)
    • Speaker ordered Mr E. T. Jones to withdraw for 1 hour for interjecting. Mr E. T. Jones left the chamber at 2.55 p.m.
  10. Mr Pyne to Ms Gillard (Prime Minister)
  11. Mr Fitzgibbon to Mr Albanese (Minister for Infrastructure and Transport)
  12. Ms J. Bishop to Ms Gillard (Prime Minister)
  13. Mr Cheeseman to Ms Plibersek (Minister for Social Inclusion)
  14. Mr Pyne to Ms Gillard (Prime Minister)
    • Speaker ruled question out of order
    • Point of order – Mr Pyne
  15. Mr Sidebottom to Mr Combet (Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency)
    • Point of order – Mr Pyne
  16. Mr Hunt to Ms Gillard (Prime Minister)
    • Mr Hunt sought leave to table a document, leave not granted
  17. Mr L. D. T. Ferguson to Ms Gillard (Prime Minister)
  18. Mr Hawke to Ms Gillard (Prime Minister)
  19. Mr Mitchell to Mr Bowen (Minister for Immigration and Citizenship)

Mr Abbott by indulgence, made a statement in relation to the visit to Australia of President Obama.

DOCUMENTS

Mr S. F. Smith as per list circulated to Members earlier.

  • Australian Rail Track Corporation Limited—Statement of corporate intent for 2011-12.
  • Criminal Code Act 1995—Control orders and preventative detention orders—Report for 2010-11.
  • National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004—Non-disclosure and witness exclusion certificates—Report for 2010-11.
  • Public Accounts and Audit—Joint Committee—Report 419: Inquiry into the Auditor-General Act 1997—Government response.
  • Treaties—Multilateral
  • Text, together with national interest analysis—Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (Rome, 29 December 2006).
  • Text, together with national interest analysis and annexures—Convention on the Conservation and Management of High Seas Fishery Resources in the South Pacific Ocean (Auckland, 14 November 2009).

DOCUMENTS—MOTION TO TAKE NOTE OF DOCUMENTS

Mr S. F. Smith moved—That the House take note of the following documents:

  • Airservices Australia—Corporate plan for July 2011 to June 2016.
  • Australian Rail Track Corporation Limited—Statement of corporate intent for 2011-12.
  • Criminal Code Act 1995—Control orders and preventative detention orders—Report for 2010-11.
  • Public Accounts and Audit—Joint Committee—Report 419: Inquiry into the Auditor-General Act 1997—Government response.

DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE—BORDER PROTECTION

The House was informed that Mr Abbott (Leader of the Opposition) had proposed that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely, “The failure of the Government to maintain an effective border protection policy”.

  1. Mr Abbott
  2. Mr O’Connor
  3. Ms J. Bishop
  4. Mr Bradbury
  5. Mr Morrison
  6. Mr Danby, 4:31:14 PM
    • Mr Danby presented the following document – Election campaign—Real action immigration—Stop illegal’s now, The Liberals.
    • Mr Danby
  7. Mr L. D. T. Ferguson

Discussion concluded.

BILLS REFERRED TO MAIN COMMITTEE

Mr Fitzgibbon (Chief Government Whip) moved—That the following bills be referred to the Main Committee for further consideration:

  • Defence Legislation Amendment 2011; and
  • Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Amendment (Oils in the Antarctic Area) 2011.

Question—put and passed.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE TO MEMBER

Mr Fitzgibbon moved—That leave of absence for the remainder of the current period of sittings be given to Mr K. J. Thomson on the ground of parliamentary business overseas.

  • Question—put and passed.

Mr Entsch moved—That leave of absence for the remainder of the current period of sittings be given to Mr Ciobo on the ground of parliamentary business overseas.

  • Question—put and passed.

32  ECONOMICS—STANDING COMMITTEE—MEMBERSHIP

  • The House was informed that the Chief Opposition Whip had nominated Mr A. D. H. Smith to be a member of the Standing Committee on Economics in place of Mr Ciobo.
  • Mr Albanese moved—That Mr Ciobo be discharged from the Standing Committee on Economics and that, in his place, Mr A. D. H. Smith be appointed a member of the committee.
    • Question—put and passed.

REGIONAL AUSTRALIA—STANDING COMMITTEE—MEMBERSHIP

  • The House was informed that the Chief Opposition Whip had nominated Mr Crook to be a supplementary member of the Standing Committee on Regional Australia.
  • Mr Albanese by leave, moved—That Mr Crook be appointed a supplementary member of the Standing Committee on Regional Australia for the purpose of the committee’s inquiry into the use of fly in, fly out (FIFO) workforce practices in regional Australia.
    • Question—put and passed.

AUSTRALIA’S CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE LEGISLATION—PROPOSED JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE

Mr Albanese (Leader of the House) moved—

  1. That a Joint Select Committee on Australia’s Clean Energy Future Legislation be appointed to inquire into and report on the provisions of the following bills:
    • Clean Energy Bill 2011;
    • Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011;
    • Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates Amendments) Bill 2011;
    • Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Bill 2011;
    • Clean Energy (Tax Laws Amendments) Bill 2011;
    • Clean Energy (Fuel Tax Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011;
    • Clean Energy (Customs Tariff Amendment) Bill 2011;
    • Clean Energy (Excise Tariff Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011;
    • Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment Bill 2011;
    • Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment Bill 2011;
    • Clean Energy (Unit Shortfall Charge—General) Bill 2011;
    • Clean Energy (Unit Issue Charge—Auctions Bill 2011;
    • Clean Energy (Unit Issue Charge—Fixed Charge) Bill 2011;
    • Clean Energy (International Unit Surrender Charge) Bill 2011;
    • Clean Energy (Charges—Customs) Bill 2011;
    • Clean Energy (Charges—Excise) Bill 2011;
    • Clean Energy Regulator Bill 2011;
    • Climate Change Authority Bill 2011; and
    • Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011.
  2. That the committee consist of 12 members, three members of the House of Representatives to be nominated by the Government Whip or Whips, two members of the House of Representatives to be nominated by the Opposition Whip or Whips, one Greens member, one non-aligned member, two senators to be nominated by the Leader of the Government in the Senate, two senators to be nominated by the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, and one Greens senator.
  3. That every nomination of a member of the committee be notified in writing to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
  4. That the persons appointed for the time being to serve on the committee shall constitute the committee notwithstanding any failure by the Senate or the House of Representatives to appoint the full number of senators or members referred to in this resolution.
  5. That the committee elect a Government member as its chair.
  6. That the committee elect a member as its deputy chair who shall act as chair of the committee at any time when the chair is not present at a meeting of the committee, and at any time when the chair and deputy chair are not present at a meeting of the committee the members shall elect another member to act as chair at that meeting.
  7. That, in the event of an equally divided vote, the chair, or the deputy chair when acting as chair, have a casting vote.
  8. That four members of the committee constitute a quorum of the committee provided that in a deliberative meeting the quorum shall include at least one Government member of either House and one non Government member of either house.
  9. That the committee have power to call for witnesses to attend and for documents to be produced.
  10. That the committee may conduct proceedings at any place it sees fit.
  11. That the committee have the power to adjourn from time to time and to sit during any adjournment of the Senate and the House of Representatives.
  12. That the committee report on or before 4 October 2011.
  13. That the provisions of this resolution, so far as they are inconsistent with the standing orders, have effect notwithstanding anything contained in the standing orders.
  14. That a message be sent to the Senate acquainting it of this resolution and requesting that it concur with the action accordingly.
    • Point of order-Mr Pyne
  1. Mr Albanese
  2. Mr Pyne
    • Mr Pyne moved as an amendment—That paragraph (2), omit “two members of the House of Representatives to be nominated by the Opposition Whip or Whips, one Greens member”, substitute “three members of the House of Representatives to be nominated by the Opposition Whip or Whips”.
    • Mr Pyne
  3. Mr Combet
  4. Mr Albanese moved that the amendment be amended as follows—That paragraph (2) be amended as follows: That the committee consist of 14 members, four members of the House of Representatives to be nominated by the Government Whip or Whips, three members of the House of Representatives to be nominated by the Opposition Whip or Whips, one Greens member, one non-aligned member, two senators to be nominated by the Leader of the Government in the Senate, two senators to be nominated by the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, and one Greens senator.
  5. Mr Pyne
  6. Mr S. P. Jones
  7. Mr Windsor,
  8. Mr Hunt

 

Question—That the amendment by Mr Albanese to the proposed amendment by Mr Pyne be agreed to—put.

The House divided (the Speaker, Mr Jenkins, in the Chair)—

  • Ayes – 71 (Including Mr Bandt, Mr Oakeshott, My Windsor and Mr Wilkie)
  • Noes – 70 (Including Mr Crook and Mr Katter)
  • Pairs
    • Mr S. F. Smith-Mr Irons
    • Mr Rudd-Mrs Moylan
    • Mr K. J. Thomson-Mr Ciobo
    • Mr Gray-Mrs Gash

And so it was resolved in the affirmative

Question that Mr Pyne’s amendment, as amended, be agreed to—put and passed.

Question—That the motion as amended be agreed to.

Debate continued.

9. Mr Hunt

    • Mr Hunt moved as an amendment—That paragraph (12), omit “4 October 2011”, substitute “7 October 2011”.
    • Question—That the amendment moved by Mr Hunt be agreed to.

10. Mr Albanese

11. Mr Pyne

Question—put and passed.

Question—That the motion, as amended, be agreed to—put.

The House divided (the Speaker, Mr Jenkins, in the Chair)—

  • Ayes – 71 (Including Mr Bandt, Mr Oakeshott, My Windsor and Mr Wilkie)
  • Noes – 70 (Including Mr Crook and Mr Katter)
  • Pairs
    • Mr S. F. Smith-Mr Irons
    • Mr Rudd-Mrs Moylan
    • Mr K. J. Thomson-Mr Ciobo
    • Mr Gray-Mrs Gash

And so it was resolved in the affirmative

SUSPENSION OF STANDING AND SESSIONAL ORDERS—CONSIDERATION OF BILLS

Mr Albanese (Leader of the House), pursuant to notice, moved—

That in respect of the proceedings on the Clean Energy Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates Amendments) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Tax Laws Amendments) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Fuel Tax Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Customs Tariff Amendment) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Excise Tariff Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011, the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment Bill 2011, the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Unit Shortfall Charge—General) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Unit Issue Charge—Auctions) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Unit Issue Charge—Fixed Charge) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (International Unit Surrender Charge) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Charges—Customs) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Charges—Excise) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy Regulator Bill 2011, the Climate Change Authority Bill 2011, and the Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011, so much of the standing and sessional orders be suspended as would prevent the following from occurring:

  1. the resumption of debate on the second readings of the bills being called on together;
  2. at the conclusion of the second reading debate or at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 11 October 2011, whichever is the earlier, a Minister being called to sum up the second reading debate, then without delay, in respect of all the bills with the exception of the Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011:
    • one question being put on any amendments moved to motions for the second readings by opposition Members;
    • any necessary questions being put on amendments moved by any other Member; and
    • one question being put on the second readings of the bills together;
  3. then without delay, any questions necessary to conclude the second reading stage of the Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011 being put;
  4. if the second readings of the bills have been agreed to, messages from the Governor-General recommending appropriations for any of the bills being announced together;
  5. the consideration in detail stages, if required, on all the bills being taken together until no later than immediately after prayers on Wednesday, 12 October 2011, with no business intervening, at which time any Government amendments that have been circulated in respect of any of the bills except the Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011 shall be treated as if they have been moved together with:
    • one question being put on all the Government amendments;
    • one question being put on any amendments which have been moved by opposition Members;
    • any necessary questions being put on amendments moved by any other Member; and
    • any further questions necessary to complete the detail stage being put;
  6. then without delay, any Government amendments that have been circulated in respect of the Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011 shall be treated as if they have been moved together with;
    • one question being put on all the Government amendments;
    • one question being put on any amendments which have been moved by opposition Members;
    • any necessary questions being put on amendments moved by any other Member; and
    • any further questions necessary to complete the detail stage being put;
  7. at the conclusion of the detail stage, one question being put on the remaining stages of all the bills, except the Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011, together and then one question being put on the remaining stages of the Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011; and
  8. any variation to this arrangement to be made only by a motion moved by a Minister.
    • Point of order – Mr Pyne
  1. Mr Albanese

Debate ensued.

Mr Pyne moved that the motion be amended to read—

That, in respect of the proceedings on the Clean Energy Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Charges—Customs) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Charges—Excise) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (International Unit Surrender Charge) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Unit Issue Charge—Fixed Charge) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Unit Issue Charge—Auctions) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Unit Shortfall Charge—-General) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy Regulator Bill 2011, the Climate Change Authority Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates Amendments) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Tax Laws Amendments) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Excise Tariff Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Fuel Tax Legislation Amendment) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Customs Tariff Amendment) Bill 2011, the Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Bill 2011, the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment Bill 2011, the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment Bill 2011 and the Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011, so much of the standing and sessional orders be suspended as would prevent the following from occurring:

  1. the resumption of debate on the second readings of the bills being called on together;
  2. at the conclusion of the second reading debate a Minister being called to sum up the second reading debate, then without delay, in respect of all the bills with the exception of the Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011:
    • one question being put on any amendments moved to motions for the second readings by opposition Members;
    • any necessary questions being put on amendments moved by any other Member; and
    • one question being put on the second readings of the bills together;
  3. then without delay, any questions necessary to conclude the second reading stage of the Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011 being put;
  4. if the second readings of the bills have been agreed to, messages from the Governor-General recommending appropriations for any of the bills being announced together;
  5. the consideration in detail stages, if required, on all the bills being taken together and, at the conclusion of consideration in detail, Government amendments that have been circulated in respect of any of the bills except the Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011 shall be treated as if they have been moved together with:
    • one question being put on all the Government amendments;
    • one question being put on any amendments which have been moved by opposition Members;
    • any necessary questions being put on amendments moved by any other Member; and
    • any further questions necessary to complete the detail stage being put;
  6. then without delay, any Government amendments that have been circulated in respect the Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011 shall be treated as if they have been moved together with:
    • one question being put on all the Government amendments;
    • one question being put on any amendments which have been moved by opposition Members;
    • any necessary questions being put on amendments moved by any other Member; and
    • any further questions necessary to complete the detail stage being put; and
  7. at the conclusion of the detail stage, one question being put on the remaining stages of all the bills, except the Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011, together and then one question being put on the remaining stages of the Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011.

Debate continued.

  1. Mr Albanese

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.

A division having been called for, in accordance with standing order 133 the division was deferred until 8 p.m.

Debate adjourned, and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for a later hour this day.

REPORT FROM MAIN COMMITTEE

  • Business Names Registration Bill 2011
  • Business Names Registration (Transitional And Consequential Provisions) Bill 2011
  • Business Names Registration (Fees) Bill 2011

The Deputy Speaker reported that the bills had been fully considered by the Main Committee and agreed to without amendment, and presented a certified copy of the bills.

  • Bills agreed to.
  • On the motion of Mr Albanese the bills were read a third time.

INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL (NO. 2) 2011

Debate resumed.

  1. Mr Laming
  2. Ms Collins

Question—put and passed—bill read a second time.

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

Document

  • Ms Collins presented a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the bill.
  • Ms Collins moved the Government amendment.

Debate continued.

  1. Mr K. J. Andrews

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put. Bill, as amended, agreed to.

Consideration in detail concluded.

On the motion of Ms Collins the bill was read a third time.

NAVIGATION AMENDMENT BILL 2011

Debate resumed.

  1. Mr Truss
  2. Ms Owen
  3. Ms O’Neil
    • Quorum called and formed – Mrs B. K. Bishop
    • Ms O’Neill

Debate adjourned and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for a later hour this day.

SUSPENSION OF STANDING AND SESSIONAL ORDERS—CONSIDERATION OF BILLS—DEFERRED DIVISION

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the motion of Mr Albanese—and on the amendment moved thereto by Mr Pyne

The following question, on which a division had been called for and deferred in accordance with standing order 133, was put—

Question—That the amendment be agreed to

The House divided—

  • Ayes – 69  (Including Mr Crook and Mr Katter)
  • Noes – 70 (Including Mr Bandt, Mr Oakeshott, My Windsor and Mr Wilkie)
  • Pairs
    • Ms Gillard-Mr Abbott
    • Mr S. F. Smith-Mr Irons
    • Mr Rudd-Mrs Moylan
    • Mr K. J. Thomson-Mr Ciobo
    • Mr Gray-Mrs Gash

And so it was negatived.

Question—That the motion for the suspension of standing and sessional orders be agreed to—put.

The House divided (the Speaker, Mr Jenkins, in the Chair)—

  • Ayes – 70 (Including Mr Bandt, Mr Oakeshott, My Windsor and Mr Wilkie)
  • Noes – 69  (Including Mr Crook and Mr Katter)
  • Pairs
    • Ms Gillard-Mr Abbott
    • Mr S. F. Smith-Mr Irons
    • Mr Rudd-Mrs Moylan
    • Mr K. J. Thomson-Mr Ciobo
    • Mr Gray-Mrs Gash

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE

Message No. 195, 13 September 2011, from the Senate was reported returning the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Fibre Deployment) Bill 2011 without amendment.

PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE AMENDMENT (PARLIAMENTARY BUDGET OFFICER) BILL 2011

The order of the day having been read for the further consideration of the bill—

Bill read a second time.

Consideration in detail

Mr Hockey moved the Opposition amendment

Debate continued.

  1. Mr Bradbury
  2. Mr Robb
  3. Mr Briggs
  4. Mr Bradbury
  5. Mrs B. K. Bishop
    • Point of order – Dr Leigh
    • Mrs B. K. Bishop
  6. Dr Leigh
    • Point of order – Mr Baldwin
    • Dr Leigh
  7. Mr Morrison
  8. Mr S. P. Jones
  9. Mr Billson
  10. Mr Hockey
  11. Mr Bradbury
  12. Mr Hockey
  13. Mr Oakeshott
  14. Mr Hockey

ADJOURNMENT

Point of order – Mrs B. K. Bishop

    • Mr Schultz
  1. Mr Sidebottom
  2. Mr Matheson
  3. Ms Brodtmann
  4. Mr Chester
  5. Mr Georganas
  6. Mr Frydenberg
  7. Mr Perrett
  8. Mr C. Kelly
  9. Ms Owens
  10. Mr E. T. Jones
  11. Mr Crook
The Speaker adjourned the House until 9 a.m. tomorrow.
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