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Draft Federation Chamber Minutes

No. 173

Thursday, 11 February 2016

- 9:30:25 AM

 1The Federation Chamber met at 9.30 am.


- 9:30:33 AM

 2MEMBERS’ CONSTITUENCY STATEMENTS

Members’ constituency statements being made—


Ms Bird 9:30:38 AM. Mr Hogan 9:33:35 AM. Ms Hall 9:36:28 AM. Mr Hutchinson 9:39:32 AM. Ms Rowland 9:42:37 AM. Mr Vasta 9:45:44 AM. Ms Parke 9:47:55 AM.
- 9:48:30 AM

Petition

Ms Parke presented the following petition approved by the Standing Committee on Petitions:

Resettling Behnam Satah from PNG—1 petitioner.


- 9:49:00 AM

Document

Ms Parke, by leave, presented the following document:

Resettling Behnam Satah from PNG—(Document found by the Standing Committee on Petitions not to be a petition in compliance with the standing orders).


- 9:49:05 AM

Members’ constituency statements continued.


Mr Irons 9:51:10 AM. Mr S. P. Jones 9:54:04 AM. Mrs McNamara 9:57:09 AM. Mr Swan 10:00:22 AM. Mr Whiteley 10:03:30 AM. Ms Collins 10:06:33 AM. Mr Coleman 10:09:37 AM. Mr Byrne 10:12:42 AM. Mrs Markus 10:15:47 AM. Mr Perrett 10:18:53 AM. Mr B. C. Scott 10:21:58 AM. Mr Thomson 10:24:53 AM. Mr D. J. Chester 10:27:53 AM.
- 10:31:10 AM

 3Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement—Ministerial statementMOTION TO TAKE NOTE OF DOCUMENT

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the motion of Mr Robb—That the House take note of the document (presented on 9 February 2016), viz.

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement—Statement by the Minister for Trade and Investment, Mr Andrew Robb AO MP, 9 February 2016.

Debate resumed.


Ms Vamvakinou 10:31:19 AM. Mr Wilson 10:41:04 AM. Mr Hayes 10:49:05 AM. Mr Taylor 10:58:15 AM. Mr Zappia 11:08:25 AM.
- 11:18:16 AM

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


- 11:18:26 AM

 4Prime Minister’s Report—Closing the Gap—2016MOTION TO TAKE NOTE OF DOCUMENT

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the motion of Mr Tudge—That the House take note of the document (presented on 10 February 2016), viz.

Prime Minister’s Report—Closing the Gap—2016

Debate resumed.


Mr Snowdon 11:18:38 AM. Mr D. J. Chester 11:28:47 AM. Mr Thistlethwaite 11:38:49 AM. Mr Ramsey 11:48:48 AM. Ms Ryan 11:58:55 AM. Ms Price 12:09:02 PM. Mr Perrett 12:18:05 PM.
- 12:28:14 PM

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


- 12:28:25 PM

 5ADJOURNMENT

Dr Jensen moved—That the Federation Chamber do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.


Mr Thomson 12:28:35 PM. Dr Jensen 12:33:32 PM. Ms Bird 12:38:02 PM. Ms Vamvakinou 12:43:07 PM. Mrs Sudmalis 12:48:19 PM. Mr Snowdon 12:53:19 PM.
- 12:59:00 PM

Question—put and passed.

At 12.59 pm, the Deputy Speaker adjourned the Federation Chamber until 10.30 am on Monday, 22 February 2016.


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