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Draft Federation Chamber Minutes

No. 27

Thursday, 1 December 2016

- 10:08:13 AM

 1The Federation Chamber met at 10.08 am, a division having been called in the House.

- 10:08:21 AM


Members’ constituency statements being made—

Mr Watts 10:08:25 AM. Mr Robert 10:11:26 AM. Ms O’Toole 10:14:33 AM. Mr Ciobo 10:17:25 AM. Ms Burney 10:20:34 AM. Mrs Sudmalis 10:23:31 AM. Mr Keogh 10:26:38 AM.
- 10:26:53 AM


Mr Keogh presented the following petition approved by the Standing Committee on Petitions:

Lack of mobile phone coverage in Haynes, Hilbert and surrounding suburbs—121 petitioners.

- 10:27:44 AM

Members’ constituency statements continued.

Mr Keogh (in continuation),  10:27:46 AM. Mrs K. L. Andrews 10:29:38 AM. Mr Hammond 10:32:39 AM. Mr Sukkar 10:35:54 AM. Mr Dick 10:39:00 AM. Mr Taylor 10:42:10 AM. Ms Sharkie 10:45:07 AM. Mr Evans 10:47:15 AM. Mr Thistlethwaite 10:50:15 AM. Mr R. J. Wilson 10:53:23 AM. Mr Gosling 10:56:35 AM. Ms M. L. Landry 10:59:41 AM. Mr Hayes 11:02:33 AM. Mr T. R. Wilson 11:05:38 AM.
- 11:08:53 AM

Suspension of meeting

At 11.09 am, a division having been called in the House, the proceedings were suspended.

- 11:40:42 AM

Resumption of meeting

At 11.41 am, the proceedings were resumed.

- 11:40:45 AM

 3Treaties—Joint Standing Committee—MOTION TO TAKE NOTE OF DOCUMENT

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the motion of Mr Robert—That the House take note of the document (presented on 30 November 2016), viz.

Treaties—Joint Standing CommitteeReport 165: Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement—Report, November 2016

Debate resumed.

Mr J. H. Wilson 11:40:49 AM. Mr E. L. O’Brien 11:50:54 AM. Ms Templeman 11:58:55 AM.
- 12:00:08 PM

Ms Templeman addressing the Federation Chamber

- 12:00:09 PM

It being 12 noon, the debate was interrupted in accordance with standing order 192Ms Templeman was granted leave to continue her speech when the debate is resumed, and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.

- 12:00:18 PM


Mr Goodenough moved—That the Federation Chamber do now adjourn.

Debate ensuing—

Ms Lamb 12:00:36 PM. Mr Irons 12:05:43 PM. Mr Thistlethwaite 12:10:51 PM. Mr Coleman 12:16:14 PM. Ms Claydon 12:21:22 PM. Mr Hawke 12:26:31 PM.
- 12:26:55 PM


Mr Hawke presented the following petition approved by the Standing Committee on Petitions:

Importation of cocoa products produced using child labour—78 petitioners.

- 12:27:25 PM

Debate continued.

Mr Hawke (in continuation),  12:27:27 PM. Mr Hart 12:31:37 PM. Mr Howarth 12:36:45 PM. Ms L. M. Chesters 12:41:51 PM. Mr Hogan 12:46:53 PM. Mr Husic 12:50:48 PM. Mrs Prentice 12:55:53 PM.
- 1:01:08 PM

Question—put and passed.

At 1.01 pm, the Deputy Speaker adjourned the Federation Chamber until 4 pm on Tuesday, 7 February 2017.