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Draft Federation Chamber Minutes

No. 46

Thursday, 30 March 2017

- 10:00:33 AM

 1The Federation Chamber met at 10 am.

- 10:00:49 AM


Members’ constituency statements were made.

Mr O’Connor 10:00:55 AM. Mr Coleman 10:04:03 AM. Mr Neumann 10:07:10 AM. Mr Morrison 10:10:19 AM. Mr Watts 10:13:23 AM. Mr Broadbent 10:16:29 AM. Mr Husic 10:19:40 AM. Mr D. J. Chester 10:22:39 AM. Ms Keay 10:25:42 AM. Mr Buchholz 10:28:48 AM.
- 10:32:02 AM


The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the question—That the following Address in Reply to the speech of His Excellency the Governor-General be agreed to:

May it please Your Excellency:

We, the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, in Parliament assembled, desire to express our loyalty to our Most Gracious Sovereign, and to thank Your Excellency for the speech which you have been pleased to address to Parliament

Debate resumed.

Mr Husic 10:32:12 AM. Mr Marles 10:52:11 AM. Ms C. F. King 11:12:20 AM. Ms Vamvakinou 11:32:26 AM. Mr Danby 11:52:36 AM.
- 12:00:16 PM

Debate adjournedMr Danby 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 the next sitting.

- 12:00:48 PM

Suspension of meeting

At 12 pm, a division having been called in the House, the proceedings were suspended.

- 12:14:31 PM

Resumption of meeting

At 12.15 pm, the proceedings were resumed.

- 12:14:55 PM


Mr Leeser moved—That the Federation Chamber do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

Dr Leigh 12:15:24 PM. Mr T. R. Wilson 12:20:21 PM. Ms Swanson 12:25:35 PM. Mr Leeser 12:31:04 PM. Ms Templeman 12:35:22 PM. Mrs Wicks 12:40:33 PM. Ms Ryan 12:45:42 PM.
- 12:48:54 PM

Suspension of meeting

At 12.48 pm, a division having been called in the House, the proceedings were suspended.

- 1:00:34 PM

Resumption of meeting

At 1 pm, the proceedings were resumed.

- 1:00:39 PM

Debate continuing—

Ms Ryan (in continuation),  1:00:44 PM. Mr Robert 1:02:58 PM.
- 1:04:02 PM


Mr Robert, by leave, presented the following document:

List of 2017 student leaders from various schools in the Fadden electorate.

- 1:07:50 PM

Debate continued.

Mr Watts 1:07:51 PM. Mrs Sudmalis 1:13:01 PM. Mr Gosling 1:18:06 PM. Ms Ley 1:23:07 PM.
- 1:28:14 PM

Question—put and passed.

At 1.28 pm, the Deputy Speaker adjourned the Federation Chamber until 4 pm on Tuesday, 9 May 2017.