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Draft Federation Chamber - Draft Minutes Minutes

No. 60

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

- 9:30:06 AM

 1The Federation Chamber met at 9.30 am.

- 9:30:11 AM


Members’ constituency statements were made.

Ms Brodtmann 9:30:16 AM. Mr Kelly 9:33:20 AM. Mr Giles 9:36:28 AM. Mr van Manen 9:39:28 AM. Ms McGowan 9:42:36 AM. Mr Pitt 9:45:37 AM. Ms MacTiernan 9:48:40 AM. Mr Taylor 9:51:44 AM. Mr Watts 9:54:51 AM. Ms Marino 9:57:49 AM.
- 10:01:02 AM


The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the motion of Mr Abbott Prime MinisterThat this House:

 (1)express its outrage and condemnation at the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Eastern Ukraine on 18th July 2014 AEST;

 (2)extend its deepest and heartfelt sympathy to the families, friends and loved ones of the 38 men, women and children aboard MH17 who called Australia home;

 (3)offer its condolences to the family and friends of all those lost on Flight MH17, which also included citizens from the Netherlands, Malaysia, Indonesia, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, the Philippines, the United States, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa;

 (4)condemn the perpetrators of this terrible crime;

 (5)note the Australian government has committed to work with the international community in accordance with United Nations Security Council resolution 2166 to ensure a full, thorough and independent international investigation into the crash, to identify the cause of the crash and those responsible, and

 (6)support the Australian government’s cooperation with other countries in bringing the perpetrators of this barbaric crime to justice.

Debate resumed.

Ms Plibersek 10:01:17 AM.
- 10:05:20 AM

Suspension of meeting

At 10.05 am, a division having been called in the House, the proceedings were suspended.

- 10:22:14 AM

Resumption of meeting

At 10.22 am, the proceedings were resumed.

- 10:22:15 AM

Debate continued.

Ms Plibersek (in continuation) 10:22:19 AM. Ms Marino 10:24:51 AM. Mr Clare 10:33:07 AM. Mr Ruddock 10:37:00 AM. Mr Snowdon 10:39:09 AM. Mr McCormack 10:48:58 AM. Mr Mitchell 10:54:21 AM. Mrs McNamara 10:58:44 AM. Ms Claydon 11:04:12 AM. Ms Henderson 11:10:57 AM. Mr S. P. Jones 11:14:57 AM. Mr Truss 11:24:23 AM. Mr Thistlethwaite 11:31:01 AM. Mr O'Dowd 11:36:10 AM. Dr Leigh 11:40:17 AM. Mrs K. L. Andrews 11:42:35 AM. Ms Bird 11:49:07 AM. Mr Hutchinson 11:55:47 AM. Ms Owens 12:01:40 PM. Mrs Griggs 12:04:09 PM. Ms Brodtmann 12:08:58 PM. Mr D. J. Chester 12:23:53 PM. Mr Hayes 12:39:05 PM. Ms F. M. Scott 12:46:45 PM. Mr Danby 12:51:14 PM. Ms J. I. Bishop 12:57:25 PM. Ms Rowland 1:03:27 PM. Ms O'Dwyer 1:07:07 PM.
- 1:15:00 PM

As a mark of respect to the memory of the deceased all Members present stood, in silence.

- 1:15:27 PM

Ms O'Dwyer, by leave, movedThat further proceedings be conducted in the House.

- 1:16:03 PM

Question—put and passed.

- 1:16:20 PM


On the motion of Ms O'Dwyer, the Federation Chamber adjourned at 1.16 pm.

The Deputy Speaker fixed 9.30 am tomorrow for the next meeting of the Federation Chamber.

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