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Draft House Minutes

No. 65

Thursday, 4 September 2014

- 9:00:13 AM

 1The House met, at 9 am, pursuant to adjournment. Madam Speaker (the Honourable Bronwyn Bishop) took the Chair, made an acknowledgement of country and read Prayers.


- 9:01:21 AM

 2Fair Entitlements Guarantee Amendment Bill 2014

Mr Pyne (Minister representing the Minister for Employment), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the Fair Entitlements Guarantee Act 2012, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Pyne presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:01:40 AM

Mr Pyne moved—That the bill be now read a second time.


- 9:07:04 AM

Debate adjourned (Mr Clare), and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.


- 9:07:27 AM

 3Infrastructure Australia Amendment (Cost Benefit Analysis and Other Measures) Bill 2014

Mr Truss (Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the Infrastructure Australia Act 2008, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Truss presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:07:47 AM

Mr Truss moved—That the bill be now read a second time.


- 9:15:33 AM

Debate adjourned (Mr Clare), and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.


- 9:15:53 AM

 4Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 5) Bill 2014

Mr Ciobo (Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer) presented a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to taxation, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Ciobo presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:16:14 AM

Mr Ciobo moved—That the bill be now read a second time.


- 9:22:21 AM

Debate adjourned (Mr Clare), and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.


- 9:22:39 AM

 5Treaties—Joint Standing Committee—REPORT—STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS—MOTION TO TAKE NOTE OF DOCUMENT—REFERENCE TO FEDERATION CHAMBER

Mr Wyatt Roy (Chair) presented the following document:

Treaties—Joint Standing CommitteeReport 142: Treaty tabled on 13 May 2014Report, incorporating dissenting reports, September 2014.

In accordance with standing order 39(e) the report was made a Parliamentary Paper.


- 9:22:58 AM

Mr Wyatt Roy and Mr Thomson, by leave, made statements in connection with the report.


Mr Thomson 9:27:36 AM.
- 9:33:13 AM

Mr Wyatt Roy moved—That the House take note of the report.


- 9:33:18 AM

In accordance with standing order 39, the debate was adjourned, and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.


- 9:33:21 AM

Mr Wyatt Roy, by leave, moved—That the order of the day be referred to the Federation Chamber for debate.


- 9:33:27 AM

Question—put and passed.


- 9:33:45 AM

 6Customs Amendment (Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014

Mr Morrison (Minister for Immigration and Border Protection), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the Customs Act 1901, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Morrison presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:34:13 AM

Mr Morrison moved—That the bill be now read a second time.


- 9:37:24 AM

Debate adjourned (Mr Clare), and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.


- 9:38:06 AM

 7Customs Tariff Amendment (Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014

Mr Morrison (Minister for Immigration and Border Protection) presented a Bill for an Act to amend the Customs Tariff Act 1995, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Morrison presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:38:33 AM

Mr Morrison moved—That the bill be now read a second time.


- 9:40:05 AM

Debate adjourned (Mr Clare), and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.


- 9:40:28 AM

 8Northern Australia—Joint Select Committee—REPORT—STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS—MOTION TO TAKE NOTE OF DOCUMENT—REFERENCE TO FEDERATION CHAMBER

Mr Entsch (Chair) presented the following document:

Northern Australia—Joint Select CommitteePivot North-Inquiry into the development of Northern Australia: Final reportReport, September 2014.

In accordance with standing order 39(e) the report was made a Parliamentary Paper.


- 9:40:51 AM

Mr Entsch and Ms MacTiernan, by leave, made statements in connection with the report.


Ms MacTiernan 9:46:57 AM.
- 9:53:01 AM

Mr Entsch moved—That the House take note of the report.


- 9:53:41 AM

In accordance with standing order 39, the debate was adjourned, and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.


- 9:53:47 AM

Mr Entsch moved—That the order of the day be referred to the Federation Chamber for debate.


- 9:53:56 AM

Question—put and passed.


- 9:54:01 AM

 9Intelligence and Security—Parliamentary Joint Committee—STATEMENT BY MEMBER

Mr Tehan (Chair), by leave, made a statement concerning the Committee’s inquiry into the review of the listing of Boko Haram. 


- 9:55:14 AM

 10PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE—REPORT

Mr Coulton (Chair) presented the following document:

PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE REPORT

The Publications Committee reports that it has met in conference with the Publications Committee of the Senate.

The Committee, having considered documents presented to Parliament since 16 July 2014, recommends that the following be made Parliamentary Papers:

Australian Law Reform Commission—Report No. 123—Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era—

Final report, June 2014.

Summary report, June 2014

Home Insulation Program—Royal Commission—Report, 29 August 2014.

NBN Co Limited—Report for 2013-14.

Productivity Commission—Report No. 70—Australia’s automotive manufacturing industry, 31 March 2014.

Mark Coulton

Chair

4 September 2014


- 9:55:36 AM

On the motion of Mr Coulton, by leave, the report was agreed to.


- 9:55:51 AM

 11 Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014 

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—

Debate resumed.


Ms F. M. Scott 9:56:04 AM. Mr Thistlethwaite 10:02:05 AM. Dr Jensen 10:17:19 AM. Ms Macklin 10:31:40 AM. Mr Coulton 10:45:41 AM.
- 10:58:51 AM

Debate adjourned (Mr McCormackParliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance), and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for a later hour this day.


- 10:59:19 AM

 12G20-OECD Tax and Transparency—MINISTERIAL STATEMENT

Mr Hockey (Treasurer), by leave, made a ministerial statement relating to G20-OECD Tax and transparency and presented the following document:


- 11:14:27 AM

Statement on G20-OECD Tax and transparency—Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP, 4 September 2014.


- 11:14:51 AM

Suspension of standing and sessional orders—Time for speech

Mr Hockey , by leave, moved—That so much of the standing and sessional orders be suspended as would prevent Mr Bowen  speaking in reply to the ministerial statement for a period not exceeding 15 minutes.

Question—put and passed.


- 11:15:05 AM

Mr Bowen addressed the House.


- 11:30:17 AM

 13 Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014 

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—

Debate resumed.


Ms King 11:30:24 AM. Mrs Griggs 11:45:46 AM. Ms Brodtmann 12:00:37 PM. Mrs Sudmalis 12:15:47 PM.
- 12:30:19 PM

Closure

Mr Pyne (Leader of the House) moved—That the question be now put.

Question—That the question be now put—put.


- 12:30:42 PM

The House divided (the Speaker, Mrs B. K. Bishop, in the Chair)—

AYES, 82

Mr Alexander

Mr Goodenough

Mr McCormack

Ms F. M. Scott

Mr K. J. Andrews

Mrs Griggs

Mr Macfarlane

Mr Simpkins

Mrs K. L. Andrews

Mr Hartsuyker

Mrs McNamara

Mr Smith

Mr Baldwin

Mr Hawke

Ms Marino

Dr Southcott

Mr Briggs

Ms Henderson

Mrs Markus

Dr Stone

Mr Broad

Dr Hendy

Mr Matheson

Mrs Sudmalis

Mr Broadbent

Mr Hockey

Mr Morrison

Mr Sukkar

Mr Brough

Mr Hogan

Mr Nikolic

Mr Taylor

Mr Buchholz*

Mr Howarth

Mr O'Dowd

Mr Tehan

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Hunt

Ms O'Dwyer

Mr Turnbull

Mr Christensen

Mr Hutchinson

Mr Pasin

Mr van Manen

Mr Ciobo

Mr Irons

Mr Pitt

Mr Varvaris

Mr Cobb

Dr Jensen

Mr Porter

Mr Vasta

Mr Coleman

Mr E. T. Jones

Mrs Prentice

Mr Whiteley

Mr Coulton*

Mr Joyce

Ms Price

Mrs Wicks

Mr Dutton

Mr Keenan

Mr Pyne

Mr Williams

Mr Entsch

Mr Kelly

Mr Ramsey

Mr Wilson

Mr Fletcher

Mr Laming

Mr Randall

Mr Wood

Mr Frydenberg

Ms M. L. Landry

Mr Robert

Mr Wyatt

Ms Gambaro

Mr C. A. Laundy

Mr Wyatt Roy

Dr Gillespie

Ms Ley

Mr Ruddock

NOES, 55

Mr Albanese

Ms Claydon

Mr Husic

Ms Plibersek

Mr Bandt

Ms Collins

Mr S. P. Jones

Mr Ripoll

Ms Bird

Mr Conroy

Ms King

Ms Rishworth

Mr Bowen

Mr Danby

Dr Leigh

Ms Rowland

Ms Brodtmann

Mr Dreyfus

Ms McGowan

Ms Ryan*

Ms A. E. Burke

Mrs Elliot

Ms Macklin

Mr Snowdon

Mr A. S. Burke

Ms Ellis

Ms MacTiernan

Mr Swan

Mr M. C. Butler

Mr Feeney

Mr Marles

Mr Thistlethwaite

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Ferguson

Mr Mitchell

Mr Thomson

Mr Byrne

Mr Fitzgibbon

Mr Neumann

Ms Vamvakinou

Dr Chalmers

Mr Giles

Ms O'Neil

Mr Watts

Mr Champion

Mr Griffin

Ms Owens

Mr Wilkie

Ms L. M. Chesters

Ms Hall*

Ms Parke

Mr Zappia

Mr Clare

Mr Hayes

Mr Perrett

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.


- 12:39:43 PM

And the question—That the bill be now read a second timebeing accordingly put.


- 12:39:54 PM

The House divided (the Speaker, Mrs B. K. Bishop, in the Chair)—

AYES, 82

Mr Alexander

Mr Goodenough

Mr McCormack

Ms F. M. Scott

Mr K. J. Andrews

Mrs Griggs

Mr Macfarlane

Mr Simpkins

Mrs K. L. Andrews

Mr Hartsuyker

Mrs McNamara

Mr Smith

Mr Baldwin

Mr Hawke

Ms Marino

Dr Southcott

Mr Briggs

Ms Henderson

Mrs Markus

Dr Stone

Mr Broad

Dr Hendy

Mr Matheson

Mrs Sudmalis

Mr Broadbent

Mr Hockey

Mr Morrison

Mr Sukkar

Mr Brough

Mr Hogan

Mr Nikolic

Mr Taylor

Mr Buchholz*

Mr Howarth

Mr O'Dowd

Mr Tehan

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Hunt

Ms O'Dwyer

Mr Turnbull

Mr Christensen

Mr Hutchinson

Mr Pasin

Mr van Manen

Mr Ciobo

Mr Irons

Mr Pitt

Mr Varvaris

Mr Cobb

Dr Jensen

Mr Porter

Mr Vasta

Mr Coleman

Mr E. T. Jones

Mrs Prentice

Mr Whiteley

Mr Coulton*

Mr Joyce

Ms Price

Mrs Wicks

Mr Dutton

Mr Keenan

Mr Pyne

Mr Williams

Mr Entsch

Mr Kelly

Mr Ramsey

Mr Wilson

Mr Fletcher

Mr Laming

Mr Randall

Mr Wood

Mr Frydenberg

Ms M. L. Landry

Mr Robert

Mr Wyatt

Ms Gambaro

Mr C. A. Laundy

Mr Wyatt Roy

Dr Gillespie

Ms Ley

Mr Ruddock

NOES, 55

Mr Albanese

Ms Claydon

Mr Husic

Ms Plibersek

Mr Bandt

Ms Collins

Mr S. P. Jones

Mr Ripoll

Ms Bird

Mr Conroy

Ms King

Ms Rishworth

Mr Bowen

Mr Danby

Dr Leigh

Ms Rowland

Ms Brodtmann

Mr Dreyfus

Ms McGowan

Ms Ryan*

Ms A. E. Burke

Mrs Elliot

Ms Macklin

Mr Snowdon

Mr A. S. Burke

Ms Ellis

Ms MacTiernan

Mr Swan

Mr M. C. Butler

Mr Feeney

Mr Marles

Mr Thistlethwaite

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Ferguson

Mr Mitchell

Mr Thomson

Mr Byrne

Mr Fitzgibbon

Mr Neumann

Ms Vamvakinou

Dr Chalmers

Mr Giles

Ms O'Neil

Mr Watts

Mr Champion

Mr Griffin

Ms Owens

Mr Wilkie

Ms L. M. Chesters

Ms Hall*

Ms Parke

Mr Zappia

Mr Clare

Mr Hayes

Mr Perrett

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.


- 12:42:52 PM

—bill read a second time.


- 12:42:48 PM

Message from the Governor-General

Message No. 11429 August 2014, from His Excellency the Governor-General was announced recommending an appropriation for the purposes of the bill.


- 12:43:36 PM

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.


- 12:43:40 PM

Debate ensued.


Ms Rishworth 12:43:43 PM. Mr Wyatt 12:48:09 PM. Ms A. E. Burke 12:52:46 PM. Mr Wilkie 12:57:54 PM. Ms O'Dwyer 1:02:58 PM.
- 1:08:08 PM

Closure

Mr Pyne (Leader of the House) moved—That the question be now put.

Question—That the question be now put—put.


- 1:08:28 PM

The House divided (the Speaker, Mrs B. K. Bishop, in the Chair)—

AYES, 81

Mr Alexander

Mr Goodenough

Mr Macfarlane

Mr Simpkins

Mr K. J. Andrews

Mrs Griggs

Mrs McNamara

Mr Smith

Mrs K. L. Andrews

Mr Hartsuyker

Ms Marino

Dr Southcott

Mr Baldwin

Mr Hawke

Mrs Markus

Dr Stone

Mr Briggs

Ms Henderson

Mr Matheson

Mrs Sudmalis

Mr Broad

Dr Hendy

Mr Morrison

Mr Sukkar

Mr Broadbent

Mr Hogan

Mr Nikolic

Mr Taylor

Mr Brough

Mr Howarth

Mr O'Dowd

Mr Tehan

Mr Buchholz*

Mr Hunt

Ms O'Dwyer

Mr Turnbull

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Hutchinson

Mr Pasin

Mr van Manen

Mr Christensen

Mr Irons

Mr Pitt

Mr Varvaris

Mr Ciobo

Dr Jensen

Mr Porter

Mr Vasta

Mr Cobb

Mr E. T. Jones

Mrs Prentice

Mr Whiteley

Mr Coleman

Mr Joyce

Ms Price

Mrs Wicks

Mr Coulton*

Mr Keenan

Mr Pyne

Mr Williams

Mr Dutton

Mr Kelly

Mr Ramsey

Mr Wilson

Mr Entsch

Mr Laming

Mr Randall

Mr Wood

Mr Fletcher

Ms M. L. Landry

Mr Robert

Mr Wyatt

Mr Frydenberg

Mr C. A. Laundy

Mr Wyatt Roy

Ms Gambaro

Ms Ley

Mr Ruddock

Dr Gillespie

Mr McCormack

Ms F. M. Scott

NOES, 55

Mr Albanese

Ms Claydon

Mr Husic

Ms Plibersek

Mr Bandt

Ms Collins

Mr S. P. Jones

Mr Ripoll

Ms Bird

Mr Conroy

Ms King

Ms Rishworth

Mr Bowen

Mr Danby

Dr Leigh

Ms Rowland

Ms Brodtmann

Mr Dreyfus

Ms McGowan

Ms Ryan*

Ms A. E. Burke

Mrs Elliot

Ms Macklin

Mr Snowdon

Mr A. S. Burke

Ms Ellis

Ms MacTiernan

Mr Swan

Mr M. C. Butler

Mr Feeney

Mr Marles

Mr Thistlethwaite

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Ferguson

Mr Mitchell

Mr Thomson

Mr Byrne

Mr Fitzgibbon

Mr Neumann

Ms Vamvakinou

Dr Chalmers

Mr Giles

Ms O'Neil

Mr Watts

Mr Champion

Mr Griffin

Ms Owens

Mr Wilkie

Ms L. M. Chesters

Ms Hall*

Ms Parke

Mr Zappia

Mr Clare

Mr Hayes

Mr Perrett

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.


- 1:18:43 PM

And the question—That the bill be agreed to—being accordingly put and passed.


- 1:19:00 PM

Bill agreed to.

Consideration in detail concluded.


- 1:19:45 PM

On the motion of Mr Pyne, by leave, the bill was read a third time.


- 1:20:26 PM

 14 Australian Citizenship Amendment (Intercountry Adoption) Bill 2014 

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—

Debate resumed.


Ms F. M. Scott 1:21:13 PM.
- 1:30:06 PM

It being 1.30 pm, the debate was interrupted in accordance with standing order 43 and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for a later hour this day.


- 1:30:11 PM

 16MEMBERS’ STATEMENTS

Members’ statements were made.


Mr Watts 1:30:18 PM. Dr Southcott 1:31:45 PM. Dr Chalmers 1:33:17 PM. Mr Sukkar 1:34:44 PM. Mr Thistlethwaite 1:36:09 PM. Mrs McNamara 1:37:37 PM. Ms Ryan 1:39:11 PM. Mr Howarth 1:40:41 PM. Ms Brodtmann 1:42:17 PM. Mr Simpkins 1:43:51 PM. Ms McGowan 1:45:22 PM. Ms M. L. Landry 1:46:55 PM. Mr Husic 1:48:18 PM. Mr Pasin 1:49:31 PM. Ms Claydon 1:51:08 PM. Ms Henderson 1:52:50 PM. Mr Danby 1:54:15 PM. Mrs Wicks 1:55:32 PM. Mr Perrett 1:57:09 PM. Dr Jensen 1:58:40 PM.
- 2:00:46 PM

 17MINISTERIAL ARRANGEMENTS

Mr Truss (Acting Prime Minister) informed the House that, during the absence overseas of Mr Abbott (Prime Minister), he would answer questions on his behalf.

Mr Truss also informed the House that during the absence overseas of Ms J. I. Bishop (Minister for Foreign Affairs) and Mr Robb (Minister for Trade and Investment), he would answer questions on their behalf.

Mr Truss also informed the House that during the absence overseas of Mr Billson (Minister for Small Business), Mr Hockey (Treasurer) would answer questions on his behalf.


- 2:01:28 PM

 18QUESTIONS


- 2:01:46 PM

 (1)Mr Shorten to Mr Hockey (Treasurer)


Point of order, Mr Perrett. 2:04:01 PM. Mr Hockey 2:04:33 PM.
- 2:05:26 PM

 (2)Mr Wyatt to Mr Truss (Acting Prime Minister)


- 2:08:46 PM

Distinguished visitor announced.


- 2:09:15 PM

Distinguished visitor announced.


- 2:09:25 PM

 (3)Mr Albanese to Mr Truss (Acting Prime Minister)


- 2:11:12 PM

Member directed to leave

At 2.11 pm the Member for Chifley (Mr Husic) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for interjecting and he accordingly left the Chamber.


- 2:11:31 PM

Questions without notice continuing—


Mr Truss 2:11:38 PM. Point of order, Mr Fitzgibbon. 2:11:50 PM. Mr Truss 2:12:09 PM.
- 2:12:33 PM

Member directed to leave

At 2.13 pm the Member for Parramatta (Ms Owens) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for continuing to interject after a warning had been given by the Chair and she accordingly left the Chamber.


- 2:12:50 PM

Questions without notice continuing—


Mr Truss 2:12:57 PM. Point of order, Mr Albanese. 2:15:07 PM. Mr Truss 2:15:18 PM.
- 2:15:56 PM

 (4)Mrs Sudmalis to Mr Morrison (Minister for Immigration and Border Protection)


- 2:19:25 PM

 (5)Mr Bowen to Mr Hockey (Treasurer)


- 2:22:57 PM

 (6)Mr Wilkie to Mr Dutton (Minister for Health)


Point of order, Mr Wilkie. 2:26:22 PM.
- 2:26:37 PM

 (7)Mr Pasin to Mr Keenan (Minister for Justice)


- 2:30:03 PM

 (8)Mr Shorten to Mr Truss (Acting Prime Minister)


- 2:31:46 PM

 (9)Mr Alexander to Mr Hockey (Treasurer)


- 2:35:16 PM

 (10)Mr Shorten to Mr Truss (Acting Prime Minister)


- 2:38:15 PM

 (11)Ms Price to Mr Macfarlane (Minister for Industry)


- 2:41:46 PM

 (12)Ms Plibersek to Mr Hockey (Treasurer)


Point of order, Mr Nikolic. 2:42:26 PM. Mr Hockey 2:42:54 PM. Point of order, Ms Plibersek. 2:45:04 PM. Mr Hockey 2:45:29 PM.
- 2:46:56 PM

 (13)Mr E. T. Jones to Mr Truss (Acting Prime Minister)


- 2:50:24 PM

 (14)Ms Rishworth to Mr Pyne (Minister for Education)


- 2:52:13 PM

Document

Mr Pyne (Minister for Education) presented the following document: Budget—Savings measures of the previous Government—Up to financial year 2016-17.


Point of order, Mr Dreyfus. 2:52:28 PM.
- 2:52:41 PM

Questions without notice continuing—


Mr Pyne 2:52:47 PM.
- 2:53:18 PM

Document

Mr Pyne (Minister for Education) presented the following document: Education—I want my local MP to Give a Gonski on higher education—Poster.


Point of order, Mr A. S. Burke. 2:53:34 PM.
- 2:53:47 PM

Questions without notice continued.


Mr Pyne 2:53:56 PM.
- 2:55:07 PM

 (15)Mr Matheson to Mr Turnbull (Minister for Communications)


- 2:59:20 PM

 (16)Ms Rishworth to Mr Pyne (Minister for Education)


Point of order, Mr A. S. Burke. 3:00:15 PM. Ms Rishworth 3:00:31 PM. Mr Pyne 3:00:55 PM. Point of order, Mr A. S. Burke. 3:01:49 PM. Mr Pyne 3:02:12 PM.
- 3:04:35 PM

 (17)Ms Gambaro to Mr Hunt (Minister for the Environment)


- 3:08:38 PM

 (18)Mr Shorten to Mr Truss (Acting Prime Minister)


- 3:09:16 PM

 (19)Mr Nikolic to Mr Robert (Assistant Minister for Defence)


- 3:13:11 PM

Mr Hockey (Treasurer)added to an answer given during Question Time.


- 3:13:48 PM

 19DOCUMENTS 

The following documents were presented: 

Australian Human Rights Commission—Reports—

No. 65—Johansson v Masonic Homes Inc.

No. 66—Swamy v Percival.

No. 67—Stevanovic v Commonwealth (DIAC).

No. 68—Parker v Commonwealth (DIAC).

No. 69—Ogawa v Commonwealth (DIAC).

No. 70—Abdellatif v Commonwealth (DIBP).

No. 71—Mansoor and Mr IA v Commonwealth (DIBP).

No. 72—JA v Commonwealth (Defence).

Australian Rail Track Corporation Limited—Statement of corporate intent for 2014-15.


- 3:14:03 PM

 20DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE—Government

The House was informed that Mr Albanese  had proposed that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely, “The Government’s year of broken promises, cruel cuts and wrong priorities”.


- 3:14:20 PM

The proposed discussion having received the necessary support—


- 3:14:26 PM

Mr Albanese addressed the House.


- 3:24:24 PM

Discussion ensued.


Mr Briggs 3:24:33 PM. Point of order, Ms Bird. 3:29:32 PM. Mr Briggs 3:29:48 PM. Ms Bird 3:34:32 PM. Mr Frydenberg 3:39:44 PM. Mr Feeney 3:44:41 PM. Mr Coulton 3:49:48 PM. Ms T. M. Butler 3:54:54 PM. Point of order, Ms Henderson. 3:58:58 PM. Ms T. M. Butler 3:59:37 PM. Mrs McNamara 4:00:22 PM. Point of order, Mr Frydenberg. 4:02:04 PM. Point of order, Mr Conroy. 4:02:25 PM. Mrs McNamara 4:03:21 PM. Mr Griffin 4:05:06 PM. Ms Henderson 4:10:10 PM. Point of order, Ms T. M. Butler. 4:13:11 PM. Ms Henderson 4:13:26 PM.
- 4:15:23 PM

Discussion concluded.


- 4:15:45 PM

 21Development and construction of housing for Defence at RAAF Base Darwin, Northern TerritoryAPPROVAL OF WORK

Mr McCormack (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance)pursuant to notice, moved—That, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Works Committee Act 1969, it is expedient to carry out the following proposed work which was referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works and on which the committee has duly reported to Parliament: Development and construction of housing for Defence at RAAF Base Darwin, Northern Territory.


- 4:17:26 PM

Question—put and passed.


- 4:17:39 PM

 22Fit-out of new leased premises for the Department of Social Services, Australian Capital TerritoryAPPROVAL OF WORK

Mr McCormack (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance)pursuant to notice, moved—That, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Works Committee Act 1969, it is expedient to carry out the following proposed work which was referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works and on which the committee has duly reported to Parliament: Fit-out of new leased premises for the Department of Social Services, Australian Capital Territory.


- 4:19:17 PM

Question—put and passed.


- 4:19:27 PM

 23MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE

Messages from the Senate, 4 September 2014, were reported returning the following bills without amendment:

No. 173Competition and Consumer Amendment (Industry Code Penalties) 2014.

No. 174Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment 2014.

No. 175International Tax Agreements Amendment 2014.

No. 176Energy Efficiency Opportunities (Repeal) 2014.


- 4:19:57 PM

 24 Australian Citizenship Amendment (Intercountry Adoption) Bill 2014 

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—

Debate resumed.


Mr Randall 4:20:38 PM.
- 4:30:01 PM

Mr Randall addressing the House—


- 4:30:23 PM

 25ADJOURNMENT

It being 4.30 pmThe question was proposed—That the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.


Mr Neumann 4:30:33 PM. Mr Hawke 4:35:22 PM. Ms Parke 4:40:31 PM. Mrs Prentice 4:45:37 PM. Ms MacTiernan 4:50:39 PM. Mr Broadbent 4:55:36 PM.
- 5:00:40 PM

The House continuing to sit until 5 pm—The Speaker adjourned the House until 10 am on Monday, 22 September 2014.


- 5:00:43 PM

DOCUMENTS 

 The following documents were deemed to have been presented on 4 September 2014

 Currency Act 1965—Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2014 (No. 5) [F2014L01187].

Health Insurance Act 1973—Health Insurance (Pathologist-determinable Services) Amendment Determination 2014 [F2014L01191].

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

Film Certification Advisory Board Rules Amendment 2014 (No. 1) [F2014L01190].

Location Offset Rules Amendment 2014 (No. 1) [F2014L01188].

PDV Offset Rules Amendment 2014 (No. 1) [F2014L01189].

Migration Act 1958—Migration Regulations 1994—Specified Place—IMMI 14/089 [F2014L01186].


- 5:00:50 PM

ATTENDANCE

All Members attended (at some time during the sitting) except Mr AbbottMr BillsonMs J. I. BishopMr GrayMr KatterMr O'ConnorMr PalmerMr Robb and Mr Tudge.


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