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Draft Federation Chamber Minutes

No. 6

Thursday, 5 May 2016

- 9:30:12 AM

 1The Federation Chamber met at 9.30 am.


- 9:30:32 AM

 2MEMBERS’ CONSTITUENCY STATEMENTS

Members’ constituency statements were made.


Mr Champion 9:30:36 AM. Mrs Prentice 9:33:30 AM. Ms Brodtmann 9:36:38 AM. Ms F. M. Scott 9:39:50 AM. Ms Ryan 9:43:02 AM. Mr K. J. Andrews 9:46:09 AM. Mr Marles 9:49:14 AM. Mr Broadbent 9:52:21 AM. Ms Hall 9:55:24 AM. Mr Cobb 9:58:32 AM. Mr Danby 10:01:38 AM. Mr Hogan 10:04:50 AM. Ms Vamvakinou 10:08:00 AM. Mr Williams 10:10:57 AM. Ms McGowan 10:14:06 AM.
- 10:14:47 AM

Petitions

Ms McGowan presented the following petitions approved by the Standing Committee on Petitions:

Mobile phone coverage in Thowgla Valley and Nariel Valley, Victoria [2]—129 and 53 petitioners.


- 10:14:58 AM

Members’ constituency statements continued.


Ms McGowan 10:15:00 AM. Mr Coleman 10:17:11 AM. Mr Husic 10:20:17 AM. Mr van Manen 10:23:20 AM. Mr Katter 10:26:20 AM. Mr Howarth 10:29:50 AM.
- 10:33:06 AM

 3POSTPONEMENT OF ORDER OF THE DAY

Mr Howarth, by leave, moved—That order of the day No. 1Committee and Delegation Business, be postponed until a later hour this day.


- 10:33:34 AM

 4Social Policy and Legal Affairs—Standing Committee—MOTION TO TAKE NOTE OF DOCUMENT

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the motion of Mr Christensen—That the House take note of the document (presented on 4 May 2016), viz.

Social Policy and Legal Affairs—Standing CommitteeSurrogacy matters: Inquiry into the regulatory and legislative aspects of international and domestic surrogacy arrangements—Report, April 2016

Debate resumed.


Mr Perrett 10:33:44 AM.
- 10:44:27 AM

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


- 10:44:32 AM

 5Agriculture and Industry—Standing Committee—MOTION TO TAKE NOTE OF DOCUMENT

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the motion of Mr Ramsey—That the House take note of the document (presented on 4 May 2016), viz.

Agriculture and Industry—Standing CommitteeSmart farming: Inquiry into agricultural innovation—Report, May 2016

Debate resumed.


Ms McGowan 10:44:41 AM.
- 10:55:07 AM

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


- 10:55:10 AM

 6ADJOURNMENT

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

Debate ensued.


Ms Rishworth 10:55:25 AM. Mr Coleman 11:00:30 AM. Mr Champion 11:05:41 AM.
- 11:08:58 AM

Petition

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

Funding for the upgrade of telecommunications infrastructure in Wasleys—769 petitioners.


- 11:09:01 AM

Debate continuing—


Mr Champion 11:09:03 AM.
- 11:09:54 AM

Suspension of meeting

At 11.10 am, a division having been called in the House, the proceedings were suspended.


- 11:33:52 AM

Resumption of meeting

At 11.34 am, the proceedings were resumed.


- 11:34:04 AM

Debate continued.


Mr Champion (in continuation),  11:34:07 AM. Mr Hutchinson 11:35:37 AM. Mr Neumann 11:40:47 AM. Mr Williams 11:45:55 AM. Mr Byrne 11:50:44 AM. Ms M. L. Landry 11:55:52 AM. Ms L. M. Chesters 12:00:40 PM. Mrs Sudmalis 12:05:47 PM. Ms Henderson 12:10:58 PM. Mr Katter 12:14:44 PM.
- 12:20:28 PM

Question—put and passed.

At 12.20 pm, the Deputy Speaker adjourned the Federation Chamber until 10.30 am on Monday, 9 May 2016.