Divisions—2010

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Number of divisions - 152
Committee divisions - 35
Senate divisions - 117
*Government in majority - 114
#Ayes and Noes were equal and so the question was negatived - 16

Key

Govt - Government
Opp - Opposition
AG - Australian Greens
FFP - Family First Party
Ind - Senator Xenophon

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

 

Date

Type

Subject

Govt

Opp

AG

FFP

Ind

2 Feb

Senate

Proposed suspension of Standing Orders*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

2 Feb Senate Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Amendment Bill 2009 - Xenophon/AG second reading amendment* No No Yes No Yes
3 Feb Senate Foreign Affairs - China - Death penalty* No No Yes Yes Yes
3 Feb Senate Immigration - Tamil asylum seekers* No No Yes No Yes
3 Feb Senate Environment - Boobook Declaration for biodiversity protection* No No Yes No Yes
4 Feb Senate Foreign Affairs - West Papua - Mr Viktor Kaisiepo* No No Yes No Yes
4 Feb Senate Law and Justice - International students - Safety and welfare* No No Yes Yes Yes
4 Feb Senate Foreign Affairs - President of the United States of America - Dalai Lama* No No Yes No Yes
4 Feb Committee Education Services for Overseas Students (Re-registration of Providers and Other Measures) Bill 2009 - Opp amendment No Yes No Yes Yes
4 Feb Committee Education Services for Overseas Students (Re-registration of Providers and Other Measures) Bill 2009 - Xenophon/AG amendment No Yes Yes Yes Yes

22 Feb

Senate

Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2010 and 10 related bills - Motion that the bills proceed without formalities#

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

22 Feb

Committee

Education Services for Overseas Students (Re-registration of Providers and Other Measures) Bill 2009 - Motion that the committee not insist on the amendments to which the House has disagreed*

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

23 Feb

Senate

Australian Greens motion censuring the Government - Opp amendment#

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

23 Feb

Senate

Australian Greens motion to censure the Government

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

24 Feb

Senate

Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2010 and 10 related bills - Proposed exemption from the cut-off#

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

24 Feb

Senate

AG motion to suspend standing orders to give precedence to the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Prohibition of Support for Whaling) Bill 2010*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

24 Feb

Senate

Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009 [No. 2] - AG second reading amendment*

No

No

Yes

No

No

24 Feb

Senate

Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Bill 2009 [No. 2] and a related bill - second reading

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

24 Feb

Senate

Select Committee on Fuel and Energy - Variation of appointment

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

24 Feb

Senate

Foreign Affairs - China - Mr Liu Xiaobo*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

24 Feb

Senate

Foreign Affairs - Dalai Lama*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

25 Feb

Senate

Industry - Industrial manslaughter*

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

25 Feb

Senate

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee - Proposed reference*

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

25 Feb

Senate

Economics Legislation Committee -Proposed reference*

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

25 Feb

Senate

Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2009 - Second reading*

No

No

Yes

No

No

9 Mar

Senate

Hours of meeting and routine of business - Variation - AG amendment*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

9 Mar

Senate

Economics - Home builders warranty insurance*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

9 Mar

Senate

Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009 [No.2] - Second reading#

Yes

No

Yes

No

-

10 Mar

Committee

Australian Centre for Renewable Energy Bill 2009 - AG amendments*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

10 Mar

Senate

Suspension of standing orders*

No

Yes

No

No

No

10 Mar

Senate

Foreign Affairs - Burma - Human rights*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

10 Mar

Senate

Foreign Affairs - Dalai Lama*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

10 Mar

Senate

Law and Justice - Australian Federal Police search of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society ships - Proposed order for the production of documents*

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

10 Mar

Senate

Foreign Affairs - West Papua self determination*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

10 Mar

Senate

Law and Justice - Trial of anti-whaling activists in Japan*

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

10 Mar

Senate

Law and Justice - Compliance with certain International Labour Organisation conventions*

No

No

Yes

No

No

11 Mar

Senate

Defence - Afghanistan - Australian Defence Force operation*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

11 Mar

Senate

Finance - Automated teller machines - Fees*

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

11 Mar

Senate

National Health Determinations - Disallowance

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

11 Mar

Senate

Economics References Committee - Proposed reference*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

15 Mar

Senate

Food Importation (Bovine Meat Standards) Bill 2010 - Motion that the question be now put

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

15 Mar

Senate

Food Importation (Bovine Meat Standards) Bill 2010 - Second reading

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

15 Mar

Senate

Food Importation (Bovine Meat Standards) Bill 2010 - Third reading

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

16 Mar

Committee

Health Legislation Amendment (Midwives and Nurse Practitioners) Bill 2009 - AG amendment to Govt amendments*

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

16 Mar

Committee

Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill 2009 - Senator Xenophon amendment*

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

16 Mar

Committee

Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill 2009 - Senator Xenophon amendment*

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

17 Mar

Committee

Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support for Students) Bill 2009 [No.2] - Opp amendment to Govt amendment#

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

17 Mar

Senate

Law and Justice - Illegal whaling*

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

18 Mar

Senate

Administration - Political advertising*

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

18 Mar

Senate

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty*

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

18 Mar

Senate

Economics References Committee - Proposed reference*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

11 May Senate Environment - Protection of the Millewa forests* No No Yes No Yes
11 May Senate Foreign Affairs - Proposed US House of Representatives resolution on the removal of US armed forces from Afghanistan* No No Yes No Yes
12 May Committee Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 1) Bill 2010 - AG amendment* No No Yes Yes Yes
12 May Committee Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 1) Bill 2010 - AG amendment* No No Yes No Yes
12 May Senate Immigration - Asylum claims - Sri Lanka and Afghanistan* No No Yes No Yes
12 May Senate Immigration - Boat arrivals - Review of protocol* No No Yes Yes Yes
12 May Senate Transport - Australian east coast - Feasibility of a high speed rail network* No No Yes Yes Yes
13 May Senate Environment - Global population* No No Yes No Yes
13 May Senate Environment - Offshore petroleum exploration - Margaret River* No No Yes No Yes

15 Jun

Senate

Foreign Affairs - Development aid*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

16 Jun

Committee

Paid Parental Leave Bill 2010 - AG requests for amendments*

No

No

Yes

No

-

16 Jun

Committee

Paid Parental Leave Bill 2010 - AG requests for amendments*

No

No

Yes

No

-

16 Jun

Senate

Days and Hours of Meeting and Routine of Business - Proposed Variation

Yes

No

Yes

No

-

16 Jun

Committee

Paid Parental Leave Bill 2010 - Opposition amendments*

No

Yes

No

Yes

-

16 Jun

Committee

Paid Parental Leave Bill 2010 - Opposition amendments opposing certain clauses etc#

Yes

No

Yes

No

-

17 Jun

Senate

Foreign Affairs - Gaza - Blockade*

No

No

Yes

No

-

17 Jun

Senate

Immigration - World Refugee Day 2010*

No

No

Yes

No

-

17 Jun

Committee

Paid Parental Leave Bill 2010 - AG amendments*

No

No

Yes

No

-

17 Jun

Committee

Paid Parental (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010 - Part 1 of Schedule 2 stand as printed

Yes

No

Yes

No

-

21 Jun

Senate

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2010 - AG second reading amendment*

No

No

Yes

No

-

21 Jun

Senate

Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform and Reinstatement of Racial Discrimination Act) Bill 2009 - AG second reading amendment*

No

No

Yes

No

No

21 Jun

Senate

Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform and Reinstatement of Racial Discrimination Act) Bill 2009 - Second reading*

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

22 Jun

Senate

Proposed suspension of standing orders*

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

22 Jun

Senate

Environment - Renewable energy*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

22 Jun

Senate

Transport - Vehicle fuel efficiency standards*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

22 Jun

Senate

Foreign Affairs - Vice President of the People’s Republic of China*

No

No

Yes

No

-

22 Jun

Senate

Foreign Affairs - Daila Lama and Tibet*

No

No

Yes

No

-

22 Jun

Senate

Environment - Adelaide water supply*

No

No

Yes

No

-

22 Jun

Senate

Wild Rivers (Environmental Management) Bill 2010 [No. 2] - Second reading

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

22 Jun

Senate

Wild Rivers (Environmental Management) Bill 2010 [No. 2] - Remaining stages be agreed to and the bill be passed

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

23 Jun

Committee

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2010 - AG amendments*

No

No

Yes

No

-

23 Jun

Committee

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2010 - Opposition amendments#

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

23 Jun

Committee

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2010 - Opposition amendment*

No

Yes

No

No

No

23 Jun

Committee

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2010 - Items 111 and 112 stand as printed*

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

23 Jun

Committee

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2010 - Senator Xenophon amendment#

No

Yes

No

No

Yes

23 Jun

Senate

Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee - Appearance of President of Fair Work Australia at hearings

Yes

No

Yes

No

-

23 Jun

Senate

Mandatory requirement for last resort builders home warranty insurance*

No

No

Yes

Yes

-

23 Jun

Committee

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2010 - Opposition amendments

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

24 Jun

Senate

Finance and Public Administration References Committee - AG amendment to proposed reference

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

24 Jun

Senate

Taxation - ‘Robin Hood tax’*

No

No

Yes

No

No

29 Sep Senate Environment — Radioactive waste* No No Yes No No
29 Sep Senate Immigration detention* No No Yes No Yes
30 Sep Senate Industry — Australian Building and Construction Industry# No Yes No Yes No
30 Sep Senate Indigenous Australians — Proposed acquisition of land at James Price Point in the Kimberley* No No Yes No Yes
25 Oct Senate Consideration of the Restoring Territory Rights (Voluntary Euthanasia Legislation) Bill 2010) No No Yes No Yes
25 Oct Senate Tobacco advertising* Yes No Yes Yes Yes
26 Oct Senate Environment—Proposed mining tax—Order for the production of documents No Yes No Yes Yes
26 Oct Senate Environment—Emission reductions* No No Yes No Yes
28 Oct Senate Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee—Proposed amendment to reference No Yes No Yes No
28 Oct Senate Environment—Santos and British Gas coal seam gas projects—Amendment to motion* Yes Yes No Yes Yes
28 Oct Senate Environment—Santos and British Gas coal seam gas projects—Amendment to motion* Yes Yes No No No
28 Oct Senate Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee—Proposed amendment to reference (recommittal of vote)# No Yes No Yes No

15 Nov

Senate

Campaign for the Establishment of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly*

No

No

Yes

No

-

16 Nov

Senate

Foreign Affairs - Tibet*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

16 Nov

Senate

Motion to suspend standing orders - Social Security Amendment (Income Support for Regional Students) Bill 2010 and message no. 38 from the House of Representatives#

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

17 Nov

Committee

Australian National Preventive Health Agency Bill 2010 - Opposition amendments*

No

Yes

No

No

No

17 Nov

Senate

Taxation -  GST Agreement - Order for the production of documents

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

17 Nov

Senate

Environment - Non-biodegradable plastic bags*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

17 Nov

Senate

Foreign Affairs - China - Mr Liu Xiaobo*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

18 Nov

Senate

Restoring Territory Rights (Voluntary Euthanasia Legislation ) Bill 2010 - Motion to give precedence#

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

18 Nov

Senate

Communications - National Broadband Network - Order for the production of documents - That paragraph (c) be agreed to

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

18 Nov

Senate

Environment - Greenhouse trigger*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

18 Nov

Senate

Environment - Climate change*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

18 Nov

Senate

Suspension of standing orders to allow for debate on a motion relating to an order for the production of documents concerning the NBN

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

18 Nov

Senate

Motion relating to an order for the production of documents concerning the National Broadband Network*

No

Yes

No

No

No

22 Nov

Senate

National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) Bill 2010 - Opposition second reading amendment*

No

Yes

No

No

No

22 Nov

Committee

Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 4) Bill 2010 - Opposition amendments*

No

Yes

No

No

No

23 Nov

Senate

Health - GST Agreement - Proposed variation - Order for production of documents

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

23 Nov

Senate

Economics References Committee - Proposed reference*

No

No

Yes

Yes

-

24 Nov

Senate

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2010 - Second reading*

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

24 Nov

Senate

Environment - Tasmanian forests#

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

24 Nov

Senate

Communications - National Broadband Network - Proposed order for production of documents#

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

24 Nov

Senate

Environment - Global carbon budget*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

24 Nov

Senate

Suspension of standing orders - Closure of debate*

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

24 Nov

Senate

Suspension of standing orders*

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

25 Nov

Senate

Suspension of standing orders*

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

25 Nov

Senate

Motion to give precedence to a motion to vary the hours - Closure*

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

25 Nov

Senate

Motion to give precedence to a motion to vary the hours*

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

25 Nov

Senate

Motion to suspend standing orders to allow Senator Brandis to take note of a response by the President - Closure*

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

25 Nov

Senate

Motion to suspend standing orders to allow Senator Brandis to take note of a response by the President*

No

Yes

No

No

No

25 Nov

Senate

Motion to vary the hours of meeting and routine of business - Closure*

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

25 Nov

Senate

Motion to vary the hours of meeting and routine of business*

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

25 Nov

Senate

Motion to suspend standing orders to allow Senator Brandis to move an amendment to the motion to vary the hours of meeting - Closure*

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

25 Nov

Senate

Motion to suspend standing orders to allow Senator Brandis to move an amendment to the motion to vary the hours of meeting*

No

Yes

No

No

No

25 Nov

Senate

Motion to suspend standing orders to allow Senator Macdonald to take note of a ruling by the President - Closure*

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

25 Nov

Senate

Motion to suspend standing orders to allow Senator Macdonald to take note of a ruling by the President*

No

Yes

No

No

No

25 Nov

Committee

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2010 - Opposition amendments*

No

Yes

No

No

No

25 Nov

Committee

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2010 - Items stand as printed*

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

25 Nov

Committee

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2010 - Opposition amendments*

No

Yes

No

No

No

25 Nov

Committee

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2010 - Opposition amendments*

No

Yes

No

No

No

26 Nov

Committee

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2010 - Australian Greens amendment*

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

26 Nov

Committee

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2010 - Australian Greens amendment (Recommittal of vote)#

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

26 Nov

Committee

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2010 - Opposition amendments#

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

26 Nov

Committee

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2010 - Australian Greens amendment*

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

26 Nov

Committee

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2010 - Closure on motion to suspend standing orders to move to extend the committee stage*

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

26 Nov

Committee

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2010 - Motion to suspend standing orders to move to extend the committee stage*

No

Yes

No

No

No

26 Nov

Committee

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2010 - Opposition amendments*

No

Yes

No

No

No

26 Nov

Senate

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2010 - Motion to suspend standing orders*

No

Yes

No

No

No

26 Nov

Senate

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2010 - Motion to suspend standing orders to allow further debate on the bill*

No

Yes

No

No

No

26 Nov

Senate

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2010 - Remaining stages and bill be passed*

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

26 Nov

Senate

Extradition (United Arab Emirates) Regulations 2010 - Proposed disallowance*

No

No

Yes

No

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