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Draft House Minutes

No. 118

Thursday, 28 May 2015

- 9:00:22 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.


- 9:01:36 AM

 2Social Services Legislation Amendment (No. 2) Bill 2015

Mr Morrison (Minister for Social Services), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security and aged care, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Morrison presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:02:11 AM

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


- 9:04:26 AM

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


- 9:04:50 AM

 3Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment and Other Measures) Bill 2015

Mr Morrison (Minister for Social Services), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security and farm household support, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Morrison presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:05:16 AM

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


- 9:10:28 AM

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


- 9:11:13 AM

 4Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Amendment Bill 2015

Mr Billson (Minister for Small Business), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Billson presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:11:35 AM

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


- 9:20:59 AM

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


- 9:21:17 AM

 5Tax Laws Amendment (Small Business Measures No. 1) Bill 2015

Mr Billson (Minister for Small Business) presented a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to taxation, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Billson presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:21:38 AM

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


- 9:29:28 AM

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


- 9:29:52 AM

 6Tax Laws Amendment (Small Business Measures No. 2) Bill 2015

Mr Billson (Minister for Small Business) presented a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to taxation, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Billson presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:30:09 AM

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


- 9:44:26 AM

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


- 9:44:49 AM

 7Water Amendment Bill 2015

Mr Baldwin (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the Water Act 2007 to provide for a 1,500 gigalitre limit on surface water purchases, and for the purpose of allowing more flexibility with efficiency measures.

Document

Mr Baldwin presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:45:08 AM

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


- 10:03:43 AM

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


- 10:04:20 AM

 8 Social Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 

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 Macklin 10:04:24 AM. Ms Price 10:13:05 AM. Ms Hall 10:20:19 AM. Mrs McNamara 10:27:38 AM. Mr Varvaris 10:35:24 AM. Mr Morrison 10:44:34 AM.
- 10:47:15 AM

Question—put.


- 10:48:04 AM

Division 271

The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Mr Mitchell, in the Chair)—

AYES, 79

Mr Alexander

Mr Goodenough

Ms McGowan

Mr Simpkins

Mrs K. L. Andrews

Mrs Griggs

Mrs McNamara

Mr Smith

Mr Baldwin

Mr Hartsuyker

Ms Marino

Dr Southcott

Mr Billson

Mr Hawke

Mrs Markus

Dr Stone

Ms J. I. Bishop

Ms Henderson

Mr Matheson

Mrs Sudmalis

Mr Briggs

Dr Hendy

Mr Morrison

Mr Sukkar

Mr Broad

Mr Hockey

Mr Nikolic*

Mr Taylor

Mr Broadbent

Mr Hogan

Mr Pasin

Mr Tehan

Mr Brough

Mr Howarth

Mr Pitt

Mr Tudge

Mr Buchholz*

Mr Hunt

Mr Porter

Mr Turnbull

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Hutchinson

Mrs Prentice

Mr van Manen

Mr Christensen

Mr Irons

Ms Price

Mr Varvaris

Mr Ciobo

Mr E. T. Jones

Mr Pyne

Mr Vasta

Mr Cobb

Mr Joyce

Mr Ramsey

Mr Whiteley

Mr Coleman

Mr Kelly

Mr Randall

Mrs Wicks

Mr Coulton

Ms M. L. Landry

Mr Robert

Mr Williams

Mr Entsch

Mr C. A. Laundy

Mr Wyatt Roy

Mr Wilson

Mr Frydenberg

Ms Ley

Mr Ruddock

Mr Wood

Ms Gambaro

Mr McCormack

Mr B. C. Scott

Mr Wyatt

Dr Gillespie

Mr Macfarlane

Ms F. M. Scott

NOES, 44

Mr Albanese

Ms L. M. Chesters

Ms Hall*

Mr Perrett

Mr Bandt

Mr Clare

Mr Hayes

Mr Ripoll

Ms Bird

Ms Collins

Dr Leigh

Ms Rowland

Mr Bowen

Mr Conroy

Ms Macklin

Ms Ryan*

Ms A. E. Burke

Mr Danby

Ms MacTiernan

Mr Snowdon

Mr A. S. Burke

Mr Dreyfus

Mr Marles

Mr Swan

Mr M. C. Butler

Mrs Elliot

Mr Neumann

Mr Thistlethwaite

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Feeney

Mr O’Connor

Ms Vamvakinou

Mr Byrne

Mr Ferguson

Ms O’Neil

Mr Watts

Dr Chalmers

Mr Giles

Ms Owens

Mr Wilkie

Mr Champion

Mr Griffin

Ms Parke

Mr Zappia

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.


- 10:57:57 AM

—bill read a second time.


- 10:58:05 AM

Message from the Governor-General

Message No. 19324 March 2015, from His Excellency the Governor-General was announced recommending an appropriation for the purposes of the bill.


- 10:58:35 AM

Leave granted for third reading to be moved immediately.

On the motion of Mr Morrison (Minister for Social Services), the bill was read a third time.


- 10:59:00 AM

 9 Judiciary Amendment Bill 2015 

The order of the day having been read for the second reading


- 10:59:09 AM

Document

Mr Billson (Minister for Small Business) presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.


- 10:59:17 AM

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


- 11:07:37 AM

Debate ensued.


Mr Dreyfus 11:07:40 AM. Mr Billson 11:13:10 AM.
- 11:15:02 AM

Question—put and passed—bill read a second time.


- 11:15:25 AM

Leave granted for third reading to be moved immediately.

On the motion of Mr Billson, the bill was read a third time.


- 11:16:05 AM

 10 Law Enforcement Legislation Amendment (Powers) Bill 2015 

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 Feeney 11:16:09 AM. Mrs McNamara 11:30:38 AM. Mr Hayes 11:44:16 AM. Mr Irons 11:57:16 AM. Ms Brodtmann 12:12:35 PM. Mr Keenan 12:13:12 PM.
- 12:16:26 PM

Question—put and passed—bill read a second time.


- 12:16:51 PM

Leave granted for third reading to be moved immediately.

On the motion of Mr Keenan (Minister for Justice), the bill was read a third time.


- 12:17:13 PM

 11 Defence Legislation (Enhancement of Military Justice) Bill 2015 

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 Brodtmann 12:17:24 PM. Mr Nikolic 12:23:29 PM. Mr Perrett 12:37:56 PM. Mr D. J. Chester 12:53:07 PM.
- 12:54:23 PM

Question—put and passed—bill read a second time.


- 12:54:59 PM

Leave granted for third reading to be moved immediately.

On the motion of Mr D. J. Chester (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence), the bill was read a third time.


- 12:55:04 PM

 12100th Anniversary of the landings at Gallipoli

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the motion of Mr Abbott (Prime Minister)That this House:

(1)acknowledge that the 25th of April 2015 marked 100 years since Australian and New Zealand troops landed at Gallipoli;

(2)pay its respects to the 60,000 Australians who fought in the Gallipoli campaign, the nearly 9,000 who died, the 20,000 who were wounded and the thousands more who carried the unseen scars for the rest of their lives;

(3)remember the brave soldiers of Great Britain, France, India and Newfoundland who fought alongside the ANZACS 100 years ago;

(4)note that on the 25th of April, solemn services of remembrance were conducted at Anzac Cove and at Lone Pine in Turkey, attended by some 8,000 Australians, including the widows of Australian veterans;

(5)extend its thanks to the people and the Government of Turkey for their support of the centenary commemorations and their ongoing and faithful care of the Gallipoli battlefields; and

(6)note that on Anzac Day, millions of our fellow Australians gathered to remember the ANZACs and all those who have worn our uniform and served in the name of Australia, and that the people of every electorate represented in this Parliament have honoured this milestone, the Centenary of the landings at Gallipoli.

Debate resumed.


Mr Ferguson 12:55:08 PM. Mr D. J. Chester 1:05:02 PM. Mr Albanese 1:09:27 PM. Mrs Wicks 1:24:13 PM.
- 1:30:10 PM

Mrs Wicks addressing the House—


- 1:30:13 PM

It being 1.30 pm, the debate was interrupted in accordance with standing order 43Mrs Wicks 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 a later hour this day.


- 1:30:15 PM

 13MEMBERS’ STATEMENTS

Members’ statements being made


Dr Chalmers 1:30:20 PM. Mr Buchholz 1:31:49 PM. Ms Ryan 1:33:25 PM. Dr Gillespie 1:34:40 PM. Ms Brodtmann 1:36:16 PM. Mr Goodenough 1:37:47 PM.
- 1:38:31 PM

Petition

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

Visa sub-class 410—4,522 petitioners.


- 1:39:36 PM

Members’ statements continued.


Ms L. M. Chesters 1:39:38 PM. Mrs Griggs 1:40:53 PM. Ms MacTiernan 1:42:21 PM. Mr Hawke 1:43:48 PM. Ms T. M. Butler 1:45:35 PM. Ms Henderson 1:46:59 PM. Mr Thistlethwaite 1:48:15 PM. Dr Hendy 1:49:38 PM. Mr Champion 1:51:04 PM. Mr Hogan 1:52:43 PM. Ms Owens 1:54:17 PM. Mr Howarth 1:55:51 PM. Ms Collins 1:57:30 PM. Mr Hutchinson 1:59:11 PM.
- 2:01:14 PM

 14MINISTERIAL ARRANGEMENTS

Mr Abbott (Prime Minister) informed the House that, during the absence overseas of Mr K. J. Andrews (Minister for Defence), Mr Dutton (Minister for Immigration and Border Protection) would answer questions on his behalf.


- 2:01:24 PM

 15MINISTRY—DOCUMENT

Mr Abbott (Prime Minister) presented the following document: Abbott Ministry, 28 May 2015.


- 2:01:30 PM

 16QUESTIONS

Questions without notice being asked—


- 2:01:35 PM

 (1)Mr Shorten to Mr Abbott (Prime Minister)


- 2:03:05 PM

 (2)Mr Christensen to Mr Abbott (Prime Minister)


- 2:06:22 PM

 (3)Mr Bowen to Mr Hockey (Treasurer)


Point of order, Ms Owens. 2:08:36 PM. Mr Hockey 2:08:47 PM.
- 2:09:56 PM

Member directed to leave

At 2.10 pm the Member for Perth (Ms MacTiernan) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for interjecting and she accordingly left the Chamber.


- 2:10:08 PM

Questions without notice continuing—


Mr Hockey 2:10:11 PM.
- 2:10:36 PM

 (4)Mrs Sudmalis to Mr Hockey (Treasurer)


- 2:13:39 PM

Member directed to leave

At 2.14 pm the Member for Moreton (Mr Perrett) 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 he accordingly left the Chamber.


- 2:13:57 PM

Questions without notice continuing—


Mr Hockey 2:14:00 PM.
- 2:14:07 PM

 (5)Ms Macklin to Mr Abbott (Prime Minister)


- 2:18:15 PM

 (6)Mr Katter to Mr Joyce (Minister for Agriculture)


- 2:21:40 PM

 (7)Mr Dreyfus to Ms J. I. Bishop (Minister representing the Attorney-General)


- 2:23:32 PM

Member directed to leave

At 2.24 pm the Member for Wakefield (Mr Champion) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for interjecting and he accordingly left the Chamber.


- 2:23:51 PM

Questions without notice continuing—


Ms J. I. Bishop 2:23:55 PM.
- 2:24:45 PM

Member directed to leave

At 2.25 pm the Member for Rankin (Dr Chalmers) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for interjecting and he accordingly left the Chamber.


- 2:25:00 PM

Questions without notice continuing—


Ms J. I. Bishop 2:25:03 PM.
- 2:25:11 PM

 (8)Mr Brough to Mr Billson (Minister for Small Business)


- 2:28:36 PM

 (9)Ms M. L. Landry to Mr Joyce (Minister for Agriculture)


- 2:31:47 PM

 (10)Mr Dreyfus to Ms J. I. Bishop (Minister representing the Attorney-General)


- 2:34:54 PM

 (11)Mr Buchholz to Mr Morrison (Minister for Social Services)


- 2:38:22 PM

 (12)Mr Dreyfus to Ms J. I. Bishop (Minister representing the Attorney-General)


- 2:39:45 PM

 (13)Mr Coleman to Ms J. I. Bishop (Minister for Foreign Affairs)


- 2:43:15 PM

 (14)Mr Dreyfus to Ms J. I. Bishop (Minister representing the Attorney-General)


- 2:45:22 PM

 (15)Mr Hogan to Mr Dutton (Minister for Immigration and Border Protection)


- 2:48:52 PM

 (16)Mr Dreyfus to Ms J. I. Bishop (Minister representing the Attorney-General)


- 2:49:29 PM

Member directed to leave

At 2.50 pm the Member for Bass (Mr Nikolic) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for interjecting and he accordingly left the Chamber.


- 2:49:44 PM

Questions without notice continued.


Ms J. I. Bishop 2:49:47 PM.
- 2:51:07 PM

 (17)Mr Hawke to Mr Pyne (Minister representing the Minister for Employment)


- 2:54:32 PM

 (18)Mr Dreyfus to Ms J. I. Bishop (Minister representing the Attorney-General)


- 2:55:22 PM

 (19)Mr E. T. Jones to Mr Hunt (Minister for the Environment)


- 2:58:57 PM

 (20)Mr Dreyfus to Ms J. I. Bishop (Minister representing the Attorney-General)


- 3:00:12 PM

 (21)Mr Randall to Mr Frydenberg (Assistant Treasurer)


- 3:03:36 PM

 (22)Mr Dreyfus to Ms J. I. Bishop (Minister representing the Attorney-General)


- 3:04:43 PM

 (23)Mr Kelly to Mr Keenan (Minister for Justice)


- 3:08:02 PM

 (24)Mr Dreyfus to Ms J. I. Bishop (Minister representing the Attorney-General)


Point of order, Mr Pyne. 3:08:26 PM. Point of order, Mr A. S. Burke. 3:08:38 PM.
- 3:08:55 PM

 (25)Mr Pitt to Mr Hartsuyker (Assistant Minister for Employment)


Point of order, Mr Albanese. 3:09:13 PM. Mr Pitt 3:09:28 PM. Mr Hartsuyker 3:09:39 PM.
- 3:13:13 PM

 17Offer of repatriation—Terendak Cemetary—Motion to take note of document

Mr Pyne (Leader of the House), by leave, movedThat the House take note of the following document presented on 25 May 2015: Offer of repatriation—Terendak Cemetary—Statement by the Prime Minister, Mr Tony Abbott MP, 25 May 2015.


- 3:13:47 PM

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


- 3:14:07 PM

 18Leave of absence to Member

Mr Wilkie movedThat leave of absence from the determination of this sitting until the end of the current period of sittings, be given to Mr Bandt for parental leave purposes.


- 3:14:20 PM

Question—put and passed.


- 3:14:26 PM

 19DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE—Healthcare

The House was informed that Ms King  had proposed that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely, “The Government undermining universal healthcare in Australia”.


- 3:14:42 PM

The proposed discussion having received the necessary support—


- 3:14:46 PM

Ms King addressed the House.


- 3:24:40 PM

Discussion ensued.


Ms Ley 3:24:52 PM. Mr S. P. Jones 3:35:23 PM. Dr Gillespie 3:40:39 PM. Mr Champion 3:45:45 PM. Mr Laming 3:50:27 PM. Mr Giles 3:55:20 PM. Mr Tehan 4:00:27 PM. Ms Hall 4:05:40 PM. Mr Taylor 4:10:41 PM.
- 4:15:48 PM

Discussion concluded.


- 4:15:51 PM

 20100th Anniversary of the landings at Gallipoli

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the motion of Mr Abbott (Prime Minister) (see item No. 12, page 1330)—

Debate resumed.


Mrs Wicks 4:15:56 PM. Mr Husic 4:20:11 PM.
- 4:29:57 PM

 21ADJOURNMENT

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

Debate ensued.


Ms Parke 4:30:01 PM. Mr Coleman 4:34:58 PM. Ms Bird 4:40:05 PM. Mr Coulton 4:45:03 PM. Ms MacTiernan 4:50:11 PM. Mr Entsch 4:55:11 PM.
- 4:59:54 PM

The House continuing to sit until 5 pm—The Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until 10 am on Monday, 1 June 2015.


- 4:59:58 PM

DOCUMENT 

 The following document was deemed to have been presented on 28 May 2015

 Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990—Parliamentary Entitlements Regulations 1997—Advice of decision to pay assistance—25 May 2015 [2].


- 5:00:03 PM

ATTENDANCE

All Members attended (at some time during the sitting) except Mr K. J. Andrews*Ms EllisMr GrayDr JensenMr O’Dowd*Ms O’DwyerMr Palmer*Ms RishworthMr Robb*Mr Thomson and Mr Truss.

* On leave


- 5:00:03 PM

Mr K. J. Andrews


- 5:00:03 PM

*Ms Ellis


- 5:00:03 PM

Mr Gray


- 5:00:03 PM

Dr Jensen


- 5:00:03 PM

Mr O’Dowd


- 5:00:03 PM

*Ms O’Dwyer


- 5:00:03 PM

Mr Palmer


- 5:00:03 PM

*Ms Rishworth


- 5:00:03 PM

Mr Robb


- 5:00:03 PM

*Mr Thomson


- 5:00:03 PM

Mr Truss


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