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Draft House Minutes

No. 79

Thursday, 14 September 2017

- 9:30:22 AM

 1The House met, at 9.30 am, pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (the Honourable A. D. H. Smith) took the Chair, made an acknowledgement of country and read Prayers.


- 9:31:43 AM

 2RECORDS OF THE PARLIAMENTARY COMMISSION OF INQUIRY—STATEMENT BY SPEAKER—DOCUMENTS

The Speaker made the following statement:

As I indicated in my statement on Monday, 11 September 2017, I now present the Class A records of the Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry into the conduct of the late Justice Lionel Keith Murphy. The Class A records are those relating specifically to Justice Murphy’s conduct.

For the sake of completeness, I also present the Class B records of the Inquiry. The Class B records have been available on the Australian Parliament House website since 19 December 2016.

The Class A records will be published shortly on the Australian Parliament House website under the authority of the standing orders of each House.

The Speaker presented the following documents: 

Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry (1986)—

Class A records [74].

Class B records [3].


- 9:33:00 AM

 3Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding for Proprietary Companies) Bill 2017

Mr Morrison (Treasurer), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to corporations, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Morrison presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:33:23 AM

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


- 9:42:09 AM

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


- 9:42:22 AM

 4Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Measures No. 6) Bill 2017

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

Document

Mr Morrison presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:42:44 AM

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


- 9:47:10 AM

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


- 9:47:34 AM

 5Family Assistance and Child Support Legislation Amendment (Protecting Children) Bill 2017

Mr Porter (Minister for Social Services), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to family assistance and child support, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Porter presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:47:56 AM

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


- 9:58:32 AM

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


- 9:58:52 AM

 6Social Services Legislation Amendment (Housing Affordability) Bill 2017

Mr Porter (Minister for Social Services), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security, family assistance and rental affordability, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Porter presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:59:12 AM

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


- 10:07:48 AM

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


- 10:08:58 AM

 7Defence Legislation Amendment (Instrument Making) Bill 2017

Ms O’Dwyer (Minister for Revenue and Financial Services) for Mr Tehan (Minister for Veterans’ Affairs), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the Defence Act 1903, and for related purposes.

Document

Ms O’Dwyer presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 10:09:03 AM

Ms O’Dwyer moved—That the bill be now read a second time.


- 10:14:54 AM

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


- 10:15:19 AM

 8Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation Measures No. 2) Bill 2017

Ms O’Dwyer (Minister for Revenue and Financial Services) presented a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to superannuation, and for related purposes.

Document

Ms O’Dwyer presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 10:15:40 AM

Ms O’Dwyer moved—That the bill be now read a second time.


- 10:20:57 AM

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


- 10:21:30 AM

 9Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2017 Measures No. 1) Bill 2017

Mr Hunt (Minister for Health), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Hunt presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 10:21:51 AM

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


- 10:31:50 AM

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


- 10:32:18 AM

 10Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Amendment Bill 2017

Mr Hunt (Minister for Health) presented a Bill for an Act to amend the Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Act 1989, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Hunt presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 10:32:42 AM

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


- 10:35:00 AM

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


- 10:35:33 AM

 11POSTPONEMENT OF NOTICE

Ordered—That notice No. 6, government business, be postponed until a later hour this day.


- 10:35:45 AM

 12Demolition of the kiosk adjoining The Lobby restaurant—Approval of proposal

Mr Fletcher (Minister for Urban Infrastructure), pursuant to notice, movedThat, in accordance with section 5 of the Parliament Act 1974, the House approve the following proposal for work in the Parliamentary Zone which was presented to the House on 11 September 2017, namely: Demolition of the kiosk adjoining The Lobby restaurant.


- 10:36:51 AM

Question—put and passed.


- 10:37:08 AM

 13PUBLIC WORKS—PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEEREFERENCE OF WORKAirservices Australia new aviation infrastructure and fire station works, Brisbane Airport, Qld

Mr McCormack (Minister for Small Business), pursuant to notice, moved—That, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Works Committee Act 1969, the following proposed work be referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works for consideration and report: Airservices Australia new aviation infrastructure and fire station works, Brisbane Airport, Queensland.


- 10:38:47 AM

Question—put and passed.


- 10:39:01 AM

 14MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL—ASSENT TO BILL

A message from His Excellency the Governor-General was announced informing the House that His Excellency, in the name of Her Majesty, had assented to the following bill:

13 September 2017—Message No. 102Marriage Law Survey (Additional Safeguards) 2017.


- 10:39:45 AM

 15Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Amendment Bill 2017—REPORT FROM FEDERATION CHAMBER

The Second Deputy Speaker reported that the bill had been fully considered by the Federation Chamber and agreed to without amendment, and presented a certified copy of the bill.

Bill agreed to.


- 10:39:59 AM

On the motion of Mr McCormack (Minister for Small Business), by leave, the bill was read a third time.


- 10:40:36 AM

 16Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2017—REPORT FROM FEDERATION CHAMBER

The Second Deputy Speaker reported that the bill had been fully considered by the Federation Chamber and agreed to without amendment, and presented a certified copy of the bill.

Bill agreed to.


- 10:40:55 AM

On the motion of Mr McCormack (Minister for Small Business), by leave, the bill was read a third time.


- 10:41:51 AM

 17Indigenous Affairs—Standing Committee—MEMBERSHIP

The House was informed that the Chief Opposition Whip had nominated Ms M. M. H. King to be a member of the Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs in place of Mr Hammond.

Mr McCormack (Minister for Small Business), by leave, moved—That Mr Hammond be discharged from the Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs and that, in his place, Ms M. M. H. King be appointed a member of the committee.


- 10:42:31 AM

Question—put and passed.


- 10:42:49 AM

 18PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE—REPORT

Mr Christensen (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 17 August 2017, recommends that the following be made Parliamentary Papers:

Australian National Audit Office—Report for 2016-17.

Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse—Royal Commission—Report of Case Study No. 40—The response of the Australian Defence Force to allegations of child sexual abuse, August 2017.

Torres Strait Protected Zone Joint Authority—Report for 2014-15.

George Christensen

Chair

14 September 2017


- 10:42:58 AM

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


- 10:43:45 AM

 19Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan No. 2) Bill 2017

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 Mr Bowen, viz.—That all words after “That” be omitted with a view to substituting the following words:

the House declines to give this bill a second reading as:

(1)this significant structural deterioration in the Budget is unaffordable;

(2)the Government has prioritised giving millionaires and big business tax cuts, and raising income taxes on workers earning above $21,000, over saving penalty rates; and

(3)the Government has failed to deliver any economic leadership

Debate resumed.


Ms Flint 10:44:11 AM. Mr B. K. Mitchell 10:57:19 AM. Mr Littleproud 11:12:22 AM. Dr Chalmers 11:27:09 AM. Mr Coleman 11:42:17 AM.
- 11:57:24 AM

Mr Hunt (Minister for Health) moved—That the debate be adjourned and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for a later hour this day.

Question—put.


- 11:59:57 AM

A division having been called for and Mr Burke having indicated that the Opposition did not wish to proceed with the Division—

Division, by leave, not proceeded with.

Debate adjourned, and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for a later hour this day.


- 12:00:33 PM

 20Power prices

Mr Frydenberg (Minister for the Environment and Energy), pursuant to notice, movedThat this House condemns the Leader of the Opposition for deliberately misleading the Australian public on power prices.


- 12:05:26 PM

Documents

Mr Frydenberg presented the following documents:

Data published in The Australian on claimed electricity price increases—Email from Gavin Fox, a/g General Manager, Wholesale Markets, Australian Energy Regulator, 13 September 2017.


- 12:00:33 PM

AEMC electricity retail price trends information—Email from John Pierce, Chairman, Australian Energy Market Commission, 13 September 2017.


- 12:00:33 PM

Briefing note—NSW annual representative consumer retail bills, 13 September 2017.


- 12:00:33 PM

NSW electricity bills—Table 1: AER data to 2016 taken from the AER State of the Energy Market 2017, published May 2017—Table 2: NSW Electricity bill increases announced to take effect from 1 July 2017.


Point of order, Mr Burke. 12:09:09 PM. Mr Frydenberg 12:09:30 PM. Mr Frydenberg 12:13:11 PM. Mr M. C. Butler 12:15:39 PM. Point of order, Ms Henderson. 12:24:44 PM. Mr M. C. Butler 12:24:56 PM.
- 12:25:43 PM

Debate ensuing—

Mr M. C. Butler moved, as an amendment—

That all words after “condemns” be omitted with a view to substituting the following words: “the Prime Minister for being so out of touch that his Government is telling the average Sydney household that since this Government was elected in 2013, their power bills have only gone up by $1 or gone down by more than $470 a year”.

Debate continuing—


Mr Burke 12:26:49 PM.
- 12:27:41 PM

Mr Burke addressing the House—


- 12:27:49 PM

Closure

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

Question—That the question be now put—put.


- 12:28:00 PM

Division 290

The House divided (the Speaker, Mr A. D. H. Smith, in the Chair)—

AYES, 73

Mr Abbott

Mr Fletcher

Ms M. L. Landry

Ms Price

Mr Alexander

Ms Flint

Mr C. A. S. Laundy

Mr Pyne

Mrs K. L. Andrews

Mr Frydenberg

Mr Leeser

Mr Ramsey*

Mr K. J. Andrews

Mr Gee

Ms Ley

Mr Robert

Ms Banks

Dr Gillespie

Mr Littleproud

Mrs Sudmalis

Ms Bishop

Mr Goodenough

Mr McCormack

Mr Taylor

Mr Broad

Mr Hartsuyker

Dr McVeigh

Mr Tehan

Mr Broadbent

Mr Hawke

Mrs Marino

Mr Tudge

Mr Buchholz

Ms Henderson

Mr Morrison

Mr Turnbull

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Hogan

Mr Morton

Mr van Manen

Mr Christensen

Mr Howarth

Mr Ted O’Brien

Mr Vasta

Mr Ciobo

Mr Hunt

Mr L. S. O’Brien

Mr Wallace

Mr Coleman

Mr Irons

Mr O’Dowd

Mrs Wicks

Mr Coulton

Mr Joyce

Ms O’Dwyer

Mr R. J. Wilson

Mr Crewther

Mr Katter

Mr Pasin

Mr T. R. Wilson

Mr Drum*

Mr Keenan

Mr Pitt

Mr Wood

Mr Dutton

Mr C. Kelly

Mr Porter

Mr Wyatt

Mr Evans

Mr Laming

Mrs Prentice

Mr Zimmerman

Mr Falinski

NOES, 68

Mr Albanese

Mr Danby

Ms Keay

Ms Owens

Dr Aly

Mr Dick

Dr M. J. Kelly

Ms Plibersek

Mr Bandt

Mr Dreyfus

Mr Keogh

Ms Rishworth

Ms Bird

Mrs Elliot

Mr Khalil

Ms Rowland

Mr Bowen

Mr Feeney

Ms C. F. King

Ms Ryan*

Ms Brodtmann

Mr Fitzgibbon

Ms M. M. H. King

Ms Sharkie

Mr Burke

Dr Freelander*

Ms Lamb

Mr Shorten

Mr M. C. Butler

Mr Georganas

Ms McBride

Mr Snowdon

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Giles

Ms McGowan

Ms Stanley

Mr Byrne

Mr Gosling

Ms Macklin

Ms Swanson

Dr Chalmers

Mr Hammond

Mr Marles

Ms Templeman

Mr Champion

Mr Hart

Mr B. K. Mitchell

Mr Thistlethwaite

Ms L. M. Chesters

Mr Hayes

Mr R. G. Mitchell

Ms Vamvakinou

Mr Clare

Mr Hill

Mr Neumann

Mr Watts

Ms Claydon

Ms Husar

Mr O’Connor

Mr Wilkie

Ms Collins

Mr Husic

Ms O’Neil

Mr J. H. Wilson

Mr Conroy

Mr Jones

Ms O’Toole

Mr Zappia

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.


- 12:37:10 PM

And the question—That the amendment be agreed tobeing accordingly put


- 12:37:15 PM

Division 291

The House divided (the Speaker, Mr A. D. H. Smith, in the Chair)—

AYES, 65

Mr Albanese

Mr Danby

Mr Jones

Ms O’Toole

Dr Aly

Mr Dick

Ms Keay

Ms Owens

Mr Bandt

Mr Dreyfus

Dr M. J. Kelly

Ms Plibersek

Ms Bird

Mrs Elliot

Mr Keogh

Ms Rishworth

Mr Bowen

Mr Feeney

Mr Khalil

Ms Rowland

Ms Brodtmann

Mr Fitzgibbon

Ms C. F. King

Ms Ryan*

Mr Burke

Dr Freelander*

Ms M. M. H. King

Mr Shorten

Mr M. C. Butler

Mr Georganas

Ms Lamb

Mr Snowdon

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Giles

Ms McBride

Ms Stanley

Mr Byrne

Mr Gosling

Ms Macklin

Ms Swanson

Dr Chalmers

Mr Hammond

Mr Marles

Ms Templeman

Mr Champion

Mr Hart

Mr B. K. Mitchell

Mr Thistlethwaite

Ms L. M. Chesters

Mr Hayes

Mr R. G. Mitchell

Ms Vamvakinou

Mr Clare

Mr Hill

Mr Neumann

Mr Watts

Ms Claydon

Ms Husar

Mr O’Connor

Mr J. H. Wilson

Ms Collins

Mr Husic

Ms O’Neil

Mr Zappia

Mr Conroy

NOES, 73

Mr Abbott

Mr Fletcher

Ms M. L. Landry

Ms Price

Mr Alexander

Ms Flint

Mr C. A. S. Laundy

Mr Pyne

Mrs K. L. Andrews

Mr Frydenberg

Mr Leeser

Mr Ramsey*

Mr K. J. Andrews

Mr Gee

Ms Ley

Mr Robert

Ms Banks

Dr Gillespie

Mr Littleproud

Mrs Sudmalis

Ms Bishop

Mr Goodenough

Mr McCormack

Mr Taylor

Mr Broad

Mr Hartsuyker

Dr McVeigh

Mr Tehan

Mr Broadbent

Mr Hawke

Mrs Marino

Mr Tudge

Mr Buchholz

Ms Henderson

Mr Morrison

Mr Turnbull

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Hogan

Mr Morton

Mr van Manen

Mr Christensen

Mr Howarth

Mr Ted O’Brien

Mr Vasta

Mr Ciobo

Mr Hunt

Mr L. S. O’Brien

Mr Wallace

Mr Coleman

Mr Irons

Mr O’Dowd

Mrs Wicks

Mr Coulton

Mr Joyce

Ms O’Dwyer

Mr R. J. Wilson

Mr Crewther

Mr Katter

Mr Pasin

Mr T. R. Wilson

Mr Drum*

Mr Keenan

Mr Pitt

Mr Wood

Mr Dutton

Mr C. Kelly

Mr Porter

Mr Wyatt

Mr Evans

Mr Laming

Mrs Prentice

Mr Zimmerman

Mr Falinski

* Tellers

And so it was negatived.


- 12:43:48 PM

Question—That the motion be agreed to—put.


- 12:44:02 PM

Division 292

The House divided (the Speaker, Mr A. D. H. Smith, in the Chair)—

AYES, 73

Mr Abbott

Mr Fletcher

Ms M. L. Landry

Ms Price

Mr Alexander

Ms Flint

Mr C. A. S. Laundy

Mr Pyne

Mrs K. L. Andrews

Mr Frydenberg

Mr Leeser

Mr Ramsey*

Mr K. J. Andrews

Mr Gee

Ms Ley

Mr Robert

Ms Banks

Dr Gillespie

Mr Littleproud

Mrs Sudmalis

Ms Bishop

Mr Goodenough

Mr McCormack

Mr Taylor

Mr Broad

Mr Hartsuyker

Dr McVeigh

Mr Tehan

Mr Broadbent

Mr Hawke

Mrs Marino

Mr Tudge

Mr Buchholz

Ms Henderson

Mr Morrison

Mr Turnbull

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Hogan

Mr Morton

Mr van Manen

Mr Christensen

Mr Howarth

Mr Ted O’Brien

Mr Vasta

Mr Ciobo

Mr Hunt

Mr L. S. O’Brien

Mr Wallace

Mr Coleman

Mr Irons

Mr O’Dowd

Mrs Wicks

Mr Coulton

Mr Joyce

Ms O’Dwyer

Mr R. J. Wilson

Mr Crewther

Mr Katter

Mr Pasin

Mr T. R. Wilson

Mr Drum*

Mr Keenan

Mr Pitt

Mr Wood

Mr Dutton

Mr C. Kelly

Mr Porter

Mr Wyatt

Mr Evans

Mr Laming

Mrs Prentice

Mr Zimmerman

Mr Falinski

NOES, 65

Mr Albanese

Mr Danby

Mr Jones

Ms O’Toole

Dr Aly

Mr Dick

Ms Keay

Ms Owens

Mr Bandt

Mr Dreyfus

Dr M. J. Kelly

Ms Plibersek

Ms Bird

Mrs Elliot

Mr Keogh

Ms Rishworth

Mr Bowen

Mr Feeney

Mr Khalil

Ms Rowland

Ms Brodtmann

Mr Fitzgibbon

Ms C. F. King

Ms Ryan*

Mr Burke

Dr Freelander*

Ms M. M. H. King

Mr Shorten

Mr M. C. Butler

Mr Georganas

Ms Lamb

Mr Snowdon

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Giles

Ms McBride

Ms Stanley

Mr Byrne

Mr Gosling

Ms Macklin

Ms Swanson

Dr Chalmers

Mr Hammond

Mr Marles

Ms Templeman

Mr Champion

Mr Hart

Mr B. K. Mitchell

Mr Thistlethwaite

Ms L. M. Chesters

Mr Hayes

Mr R. G. Mitchell

Ms Vamvakinou

Mr Clare

Mr Hill

Mr Neumann

Mr Watts

Ms Claydon

Ms Husar

Mr O’Connor

Mr J. H. Wilson

Ms Collins

Mr Husic

Ms O’Neil

Mr Zappia

Mr Conroy

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.


- 12:51:34 PM

 21DOCUMENT

Mr Irons presented the following document:

Corporations and Financial Services—Parliamentary Joint Committee—Whistleblower protections—Report, September 2017—Corrigendum.


- 12:51:50 PM

 22Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan No. 2) Bill 2017

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 Mr Bowen (see item No. 19, page 1108)

Debate resumed.


Ms Husar 12:52:48 PM. Ms Owens 1:07:29 PM. Mr C. Kelly 1:22:34 PM.
- 1:30:10 PM

Mr C. Kelly addressing the House—


- 1:30:13 PM

It being 1.30 pm, the debate was interrupted in accordance with standing order 43Mr C. Kelly was granted leave to continue his speech when the debate is resumed, and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for a later hour this day.


- 1:30:16 PM

 23MEMBERS’ STATEMENTS

Members’ statements were made.


Mr Burke 1:30:23 PM. Mr K. J. Andrews 1:31:38 PM. Ms Ryan 1:33:05 PM. Ms Banks 1:34:32 PM. Ms Brodtmann 1:35:58 PM. Mr Broad 1:37:32 PM. Ms Husar 1:38:58 PM. Mr Broadbent 1:40:20 PM. Mr Wilkie 1:41:58 PM. Mr Christensen 1:43:53 PM. Ms Owens 1:45:15 PM. Mr Leeser 1:46:48 PM. Mr B. K. Mitchell 1:48:22 PM. Mr Drum 1:49:55 PM. Ms Husar 1:51:32 PM. Mr Buchholz 1:53:12 PM. Mr Clare 1:54:52 PM. Mr Crewther 1:56:33 PM. Mr Jones 1:57:59 PM. Mr Evans 1:59:33 PM.
- 2:01:07 PM

 24MINISTERIAL ARRANGEMENTS

Mr Turnbull (Prime Minister) informed the House that, during the absence overseas of Mr Ciobo (Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment), Ms Bishop (Minister for Foreign Affairs) would answer questions on his behalf.


- 2:01:46 PM

 25QUESTIONS


- 2:01:54 PM

 (1)Mr M. C. Butler to Mr Frydenberg (Minister for the Environment and Energy)


- 2:05:36 PM

 (2)Mr Irons to Mr Turnbull (Prime Minister)


Point of order, Mr Keogh. 2:08:14 PM. Mr Turnbull 2:08:29 PM.
- 2:09:36 PM

 (3)Ms Husar to Mr Frydenberg (Minister for the Environment and Energy)


- 2:13:06 PM

 (4)Mr O’Dowd to Mr Joyce (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources)


- 2:16:41 PM

 (5)Mr Husic to Mr Frydenberg (Minister for the Environment and Energy)


- 2:20:13 PM

Members directed to leave

At 2.20 pm the Members for Paterson (Ms Swansonand Barker (Mr Pasin) were directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for interjecting and they accordingly left the Chamber.


- 2:20:27 PM

Questions without notice continuing—


Mr Frydenberg 2:20:34 PM.
- 2:20:50 PM

Distinguished visitor announced.


- 2:20:53 PM

 (6)Ms McGowan to Mr Dutton (Minister for Immigration and Border Protection)


- 2:24:47 PM

Distinguished visitor announced.


- 2:24:58 PM

 (7)Mr Coleman to Mr Morrison (Treasurer)


- 2:28:29 PM

 (8)Mr Shorten to Mr Turnbull (Prime Minister)


Point of order, Mr Burke. 2:30:21 PM. Mr Turnbull 2:30:33 PM.
- 2:32:35 PM

 (9)Mr T. R. Wilson to Mr Pyne (Minister representing the Minister for Employment)


- 2:34:25 PM

Member directed to leave

At 2.34 pm the Member for Lyons (Mr B. K. Mitchell) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for interjecting and he accordingly left the Chamber.


- 2:34:40 PM

Questions without notice continuing—


Mr Pyne 2:34:46 PM.
- 2:36:16 PM

 (10)Mr Shorten to Mr Turnbull (Prime Minister)


- 2:40:22 PM

 (11)Ms Flint to Ms O’Dwyer (Minister for Revenue and Financial Services)


- 2:44:02 PM

 (12)Mr Shorten to Mr Turnbull (Prime Minister)


- 2:45:07 PM

 (13)Mr Goodenough to Mr Dutton (Minister for Immigration and Border Protection)


Point of order, Mr Burke. 2:46:35 PM. Mr Dutton 2:46:47 PM.
- 2:47:01 PM

Member directed to leave

At 2.47 pm the Member for Sydney (Ms Plibersek) 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.


- 2:47:12 PM

Questions without notice continuing—


Mr Dutton 2:47:18 PM.
- 2:48:49 PM

Member directed to leave

At 2.48 pm the Member for Cowan (Dr Aly) 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.


- 2:49:02 PM

Questions without notice continuing—


Mr Dutton 2:49:08 PM. Point of order, Mr Albanese. 2:49:43 PM. Mr Dutton 2:49:59 PM.
- 2:50:45 PM

 (14)Mr Clare to Mr Turnbull (Prime Minister)


- 2:52:39 PM

Member directed to leave

At 2.53 pm the Member for Lingiari (Mr Snowdon) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for disorderly conduct and he accordingly left the Chamber.


- 2:52:51 PM

Questions without notice continuing—


Mr Turnbull 2:52:57 PM.
- 2:54:20 PM

 (15)Mrs Wicks to Mr Porter (Minister for Social Services)


- 2:57:57 PM

 (16)Mr M. C. Butler to Mr Turnbull (Prime Minister)


Mr Frydenberg 2:58:53 PM.
- 3:00:57 PM

 (17)Mr Laming to Mr Hunt (Minister for Health)


- 3:04:12 PM

 (18)Mr Shorten to Mr Turnbull (Prime Minister)


- 3:08:28 PM

 (19)Ms Price to Mr Tudge (Minister for Human Services)


- 3:12:17 PM

 (20)Mr M. C. Butler to Mr Turnbull (Prime Minister)


- 3:13:06 PM

 (21)Mr Alexander to Mr Wyatt (Minister for Aged Care)


- 3:16:48 PM

Mr Burkeasked if the document was confidential. It is..


- 3:17:32 PM

 (22)Mr Shorten to Mr Turnbull (Prime Minister)


- 3:18:58 PM

 (23)Mr Morton to Mr Turnbull (Prime Minister)


- 3:22:31 PM

Member directed to leave

At 3.22 pm the Member for Ballarat (Ms C. F. King) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for interjecting and she accordingly left the Chamber.


- 3:22:45 PM

Questions without notice concluded.


- 3:23:06 PM

 26Member DIRECTED TO LEAVE THE CHAMBER

At 3.23 pm the Member for Lalor (Ms Ryan) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for interjecting and she accordingly left the Chamber.


- 3:23:22 PM

Personal explanation, Mr Robert.


- 3:25:08 PM

 27DOCUMENTS

Mr Robert, by leave, during a personal explanation, presented the following documents:

Robert International Pty Ltd—Record of resolutions made by directors of the Trustee Company—

Year ending 30 June 2015.


- 3:25:08 PM

Year ending 30 June 2014.


- 3:25:08 PM

Year ending 30 June 2012.


- 3:25:27 PM

 28DOCUMENTS 

The following documents were presented: 

Aged Care (Living Longer Living Better) Act 2013—Legislated review of aged care—Independent review—Report, 2017.

Medical Indemnity Act 2002—Report by the Australian Government Actuary on the costs of the Australian Government’s Run-Off Cover Scheme for medical indemnity insurers for 2015-16.

Midwife Professional Indemnity (Commonwealth Contribution) Scheme Act 2010—Report by the Australian Government Actuary on the costs of the Australian Government’s Run-Off Cover Scheme for midwife professional indemnity insurers for 2015-16.

Migration Act 1958—Section 486O—Assessment of detention arrangements—

Personal identifier 1000319-O, 1000525-O, 1000557-O, 1000633-O, 1000958-O1, 1001058-O, 1001246-O, 1001288-O1, 1001295-O, 1001306-O, 1001322-O, 1001339-O, 1001428-O1, 1001489-O, 1001676-O1, 1001921-O, 1001930-O,1001934-O, 1001952-O, 1001981-O, 1002017-O, 1002156-O, 1002177-O, 1002205-O1, 1002218-O1, 1002359-O1, 1002364-O1, 1002366-O1, 1002380-O1, 1002384-O1, 1002386-O1, 1002460-O, 1002465-O, 1002470-O, 1002471-O, 1002476-O, 1002480-O, 1002482-O, 1002494-O, 1002495-O, 1002506-O, 1002510-O, 1002520-O, 1002522-O, 1002527-O, 1002528-O, 1002537-O, 1002563-O, 1002591-O, 1002678-O—

Commonwealth and Immigration Ombudsman’s reports—Report No. 14 of 2017.

Government response to Ombudsman’s reports.

Personal identifier 1000437-O1, 1000441-O, 1000688-O, 1000689-O1, 1000819-O, 1000888-O, 1000893-O, 1000964-O1, 1001135-O, 1001181-O1, 1001272-O, 1001280-O, 1001412-O1, 1001502-O1, 1001639-O1, 1001653-O1, 1001659-O1, 1001675-O1, 1001678-O1, 1001873-O, 1002022-O, 1002101-O, 1002203-O1, 1002222-O1, 1002229-O1, 1002231-O1, 1002233-O1, 1002334-O1, 1002370-O1, 1002371O1, 1002394-O1, 1002410-O1, 1002461-O, 1002466-O, 1002483-O, 1002486-O, 1002500-O, 1002509-O, 1002518-O, 1002529-O, 1002530-O, 1002534-O, 1002535-O, 1002538-O, 1002544-O, 1002545-O, 1002648-O, 1002694-O, 1002699-O—

Commonwealth and Immigration Ombudsman’s reports—Report No. 15 of 2017.

Government response to Ombudsman’s reports.

Reserve Bank of Australia—

Equity and diversity—Report for 2016-17.

Payments System Board—Report for 2016-17.

Report for 2016-17.


- 3:25:43 PM

Mr Pyne (Leader of the House), by indulgence, made a statement in relation to Henry Pearce, the oldest surviving former Member, who turns 100 on Sunday.


- 3:29:13 PM

 29DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE—Government

The House was informed that Mr Shorten (Leader of the Opposition), had proposed that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely, “The broken promises and failures of the Government”.


- 3:29:22 PM

The proposed discussion having received the necessary support—


- 3:29:29 PM

Mr Shorten addressed the House.


- 3:39:48 PM

Discussion ensued.


Mr C. A. S. Laundy 3:39:51 PM. Ms Plibersek 3:49:43 PM. Mr Broad 3:54:56 PM. Mr Bowen 4:00:06 PM. Mr Falinski 4:05:20 PM. Mr M. C. Butler 4:10:15 PM. Mr Evans 4:15:24 PM. Mr Burke 4:20:33 PM. Ms Henderson 4:25:37 PM.
- 4:29:21 PM

Ms Henderson addressing the House—


- 4:29:32 PM

The time allotted under standing order 1 having expired, the discussion was interrupted.


- 4:29:39 PM

 30National Disability Insurance Scheme—Joint Standing Committee—REPORT—STATEMENT BY MEMBER

Mr K. J. Andrews (Chair) presented the following document:

National Disability Insurance Scheme—Joint Standing CommitteeProvision of hearing services under the National Disability Insurance SchemeReport, September 2017.

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


- 4:29:54 PM

Mr K. J. Andrews, by leave, made statement in connection with the report.


- 4:30:48 PM

Personal explanation, Mr Georganas.


- 4:31:11 PM

 31ADJOURNMENT

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

Debate ensued.


Mr Gosling 4:31:18 PM. Mr C. Kelly 4:36:23 PM. Dr Leigh 4:41:30 PM. Ms M. L. Landry 4:46:35 PM. Ms Rowland 4:51:17 PM. Ms Ley 4:56:10 PM.
- 5:00:10 PM

The House continuing to sit until 5 pm—The Speaker adjourned the House until 10 am on Monday, 16 October 2017.


- 5:00:13 PM

DOCUMENTS 

 The following documents were deemed to have been presented on 14 September 2017 (An explanatory statement has been presented with each instrument unless otherwise indicated by an asterisk)

 Aged Care Act 1997—Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Amendment (September 2017 Indexation) Determination 2017 [F2017L01180].

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 and Corporations Act 2001

Amendments to Australian Auditing StandardsMay 2017—ASA 2017-2 [F2017L01179].

Consideration of Laws and Regulations in an Audit of a Financial ReportMay 2017—ASA 250 [F2017L01172].

Corporations Act 2001

Amendments to Australian Accounting StandardsClarifications to AASB 4July 2017—AASB 2017-3 [F2017L01181].

ASIC Corporations (Amendment) Instrument 2017/664 [F2017L01174].

Service Concession Arrangements: GrantorsJuly 2017—AASB 1059 [F2017L01183].

Do Not Call Register Act 2006—Do Not Call Register (Administration and Operation) Determination 2017 [F2017L01178].

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000—National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 [F2017L01182].

Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991—Food Standards (Proposal P1046L-amino acid acetate in Food for Special Medical Purposes) Variation [F2017L01176].

Higher Education Support Act 2003—Higher Education Support (Australian College of Nursing Ltd) Higher Education Provider Approval Amendment 2017 [F2017L01171].

Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989—Motor Vehicle Standards (Road Vehicles) Determination 2017 [F2017L01175].

Social Security Act 1991—Social Security (Income Stream) Determination 2017 [F2017L01177].

Work Health and Safety Act 2011—Work Health and Safety (Warlike ServiceOperation Okra) Declaration 2017 [F2017L01173].


- 5:00:18 PM

ATTENDANCE

All Members attended (at some time during the sitting) except Ms Burney*Ms Ellis*Mr Entsch*Mr HastieMr Perrett and Mr Swan.

* On leave


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