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Draft Federation Chamber Minutes

No. 19

Thursday, 19 September 2019

- 10:00:12 AM

 1The Federation Chamber met at 10 am.


- 10:00:24 AM

 2MEMBERS’ CONSTITUENCY STATEMENTS

Members’ constituency statements being made—


Ms Vamvakinou 10:00:28 AM. Mr Falinski 10:03:33 AM.
- 10:04:01 AM

Suspension of meeting

At 10.04 am, a division having been called in the House, the proceedings were suspended.


- 10:16:58 AM

Resumption of meeting

At 10.17 am, the proceedings were resumed.


- 10:17:02 AM

Members’ constituency statements continued.


Mr Falinski (in continuation),  10:17:04 AM. Mr Thistlethwaite 10:20:01 AM. Mr Alexander 10:23:05 AM. Ms Murphy 10:25:52 AM. Mr Hogan 10:28:55 AM. Mr Dick 10:31:31 AM. Mr L. S. O’Brien 10:34:35 AM. Mr Watts 10:37:37 AM. Mr Fletcher 10:40:33 AM.
- 10:43:41 AM

 3Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2019-2020

The order of the day having been read for the further consideration in detail of the bill—


- 10:43:47 AM

Schedule—


- 10:43:53 AM

Proposed expenditures—


- 10:43:55 AM

Prime Minister and Cabinet, $1,193,662,000


- 10:44:01 AM

Prime Minister and Cabinet segment of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio.


Mr Morton (Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet) 10:44:02 AM. Mr Conroy 10:48:39 AM. Mr Hunt (Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service and Cabinet) 10:53:36 AM. Ms Collins 10:57:57 AM. Ms Bell 11:02:43 AM. Mr Conroy 11:06:50 AM. Mrs K. L. Andrews (Minister representing the Minister for Women) 11:11:53 AM.
- 11:17:00 AM

National Indigenous Australians Agency segment of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio.


Mr Morton 11:17:08 AM. Ms Burney 11:22:19 AM. Mr Leeser 11:27:26 AM. Point of order, Mr Morton. 11:29:42 AM. Mr Leeser (in continuation),  11:29:52 AM. Mr Snowdon 11:32:30 AM. Mr Ramsey 11:37:35 AM. Ms Kearney 11:40:24 AM. Mr Morton 11:45:36 AM.
- 11:50:48 AM

Expenditure agreed to.


- 11:50:56 AM

Remainder of bill, taken as a whole and agreed to.


- 11:51:03 AM

Consideration in detail concluded.


- 11:51:08 AM

Question—That the bill be reported to the House without amendment—put and passed.


- 11:51:15 AM

 4 Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2019-2020 

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—


- 11:51:45 AM

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


- 11:52:06 AM

Leave granted for the question on the report to be put immediately.


- 11:52:08 AM

Question—That the bill be reported to the House without amendment—put and passed.


- 11:52:14 AM

 5 Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2019-2020 

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—


- 11:52:43 AM

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


- 11:52:52 AM

Leave granted for the question on the report to be put immediately.


- 11:52:58 AM

Question—That the bill be reported to the House without amendment—put and passed.


- 11:53:04 AM

 6ADDRESS IN REPLY TO THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL’S SPEECH

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.


Dr Aly 11:53:12 AM. Mr Evans 12:13:20 PM.
- 12:31:48 PM

Suspension of meeting

At 12.31 pm, a division having been called in the House, the proceedings were suspended.


- 12:43:18 PM

Resumption of meeting

At 12.43 pm, the proceedings were resumed.


- 12:43:22 PM

Debate continued.


Mr Evans (in continuation),  12:43:24 PM.
- 12:44:16 PM

Debate adjourned (Ms L. M. Chesters), and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.


- 12:44:26 PM

 7ADJOURNMENT

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

Debate ensued.


Ms Rowland 12:44:30 PM. Mr Thompson 12:49:38 PM. Ms L. M. Chesters 12:54:42 PM. Mr Simmonds 12:59:45 PM. Mr Stevens 1:04:14 PM. Ms Ryan 1:09:22 PM.
- 1:14:30 PM

Question—put and passed.

At 1.14 pm, the Deputy Speaker adjourned the Federation Chamber until 10.30 am on Monday, 14 October 2019.


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