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Draft Federation Chamber Minutes

No. 7

Thursday, 15 September 2016

- 10:00:15 AM

 1The Federation Chamber met at 10 am.

- 10:00:20 AM


Members’ constituency statements were made.

Ms Owens 10:00:27 AM. Mr Abbott 10:03:21 AM. Ms Vamvakinou 10:06:23 AM. Mr Crewther 10:09:26 AM. Mr Byrne 10:12:32 AM. Mr Vasta 10:15:36 AM. Mr Thistlethwaite 10:17:54 AM. Mr Wallace 10:20:56 AM. Ms Ryan 10:24:08 AM. Mrs Wicks 10:27:06 AM. Mr Feeney 10:30:24 AM. Mr R. J. Wilson 10:33:21 AM. Mr Albanese 10:35:55 AM. Mr C. Kelly 10:38:58 AM. Ms Burney 10:41:59 AM. Mr Hogan 10:44:44 AM. Mr Khalil 10:47:48 AM. Mr Alexander 10:50:32 AM. Ms C. F. King 10:53:24 AM. Ms M. L. Landry 10:56:19 AM.
- 10:59:11 AM

 3Treasury Laws Amendment (Income Tax Relief) Bill 2016

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the question—That the bill be now read a second time—And on the amendment moved thereto by Dr Leigh, viz.—That all words after “That” be omitted with a view to substituting the following words:

whilst not declining to give the bill a second reading, the House:

(1)notes the Treasurer’s Budget Night promise of tax cuts from ‘July 1 this year’ and the Prime Minister’s assurance they would be delivered ‘administratively’;

(2)notes the Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Outlook later confirmed the tax cuts would not be implemented on July 1; and

(3)calls on the Government to explain whether, if it cannot do something as simple as enacting a bipartisan tax cut, it is really up to running the nation.

Debate resumed.

Dr Chalmers 10:59:44 AM. Mr C. Kelly 11:09:02 AM. Mr Thistlethwaite 11:14:13 AM. Mr Pitt 11:24:15 AM. Ms Owens 11:34:41 AM. Mr Bandt 11:49:17 AM.
- 12:06:18 PM

Amendment negatived.

- 12:06:20 PM

Question—That the bill be now read a second time—put and not being resolved—bill to be returned to the House.

- 12:06:21 PM


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

Debate ensued.

Mr Perrett 12:06:35 PM. Mr Buchholz 12:11:44 PM. Ms McGowan 12:16:54 PM. Mr Christensen 12:21:47 PM. Mr Swan 12:26:54 PM. Mr Coleman 12:32:06 PM.
- 12:37:27 PM

Question—put and passed.

At 12.37 pm, the Deputy Speaker adjourned the Federation Chamber until 10.30 am on Monday, 10 October 2016.