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Draft House Minutes

No. 15

Wednesday, 28 September 2022

- 9:00:19 AM

 1The House met, at 9 am, pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (the Honourable M. Dick) took the Chair, made an acknowledgement of country and read Prayers.


- 9:01:47 AM

 2Statement on a significant matter—Death of Uncle Jack Charles

Ms Burney (Minister for Indigenous Australians), pursuant to notice, made a statement in relation to the death of Uncle Jack Charles.


- 9:10:36 AM

Mr Fletcher (Manager of Opposition Business) addressed the House in reply.


- 9:14:44 AM

Mr Burke (Leader of the House), by leave, moved—That further statements in relation to the death of Uncle Jack Charles be permitted in the Federation Chamber.


- 9:14:52 AM

Question—put and passed.


- 9:14:57 AM

 3Selection Committee

The Speaker presented the following document:

Report No. 3 relating to the consideration of bills introduced 1 August to 28 September 2022.


- 9:15:24 AM

 4National Anti-Corruption Commission Bill 2022

Mr Dreyfus (Attorney-General), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of the National Anti-Corruption Commission, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Dreyfus presented an explanatory memorandum to this bill and the National Anti-Corruption Commission (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2022.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:16:01 AM

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


- 9:31:08 AM

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


- 9:31:38 AM

 5National Anti-Corruption Commission (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2022

Mr Dreyfus (Attorney-General), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters arising from the enactment of the National Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2022, and for other purposes.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:31:35 AM

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


- 9:34:02 AM

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


- 9:34:35 AM

 6Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Legislation Amendment Bill 2022

Mr Bowen (Minister for Climate Change and Energy), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to offshore electricity infrastructure, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Bowen presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:34:50 AM

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


- 9:39:43 AM

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


- 9:40:22 AM

 7Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Reform (Closing the Hole in the Ozone Layer) Bill 2022

Ms Plibersek (Minister for the Environment and Water), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989, and for related purposes.

Document

Ms Plibersek presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:40:57 AM

Ms Plibersek moved—That the bill be now read a second time.


- 9:55:29 AM

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


- 9:56:59 AM

 8Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment Bill 2022

Ms Plibersek (Minister for the Environment and Water) presented a Bill for an Act to amend the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Act 1995, and for related purposes.

Document

Ms Plibersek presented an explanatory memorandum to this bill and the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment Bill 2022.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:58:03 AM

Ms Plibersek moved—That the bill be now read a second time.


- 10:00:24 AM

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


- 10:00:47 AM

 9Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment Bill 2022

Ms Plibersek (Minister for the Environment and Water) presented a Bill for an Act to amend the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Act 1995, and for related purposes.

Bill read a first time.


- 10:01:15 AM

Ms Plibersek moved—That the bill be now read a second time.


- 10:02:50 AM

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


- 10:03:20 AM

 10Animal Health Australia and Plant Health Australia Funding Legislation Amendment Bill 2022

Ms C King (Minister representing the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to the funding of Australian Animal Health Council Limited and Plant Health Australia Limited, and for related purposes.

Document

Ms C King presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 10:03:46 AM

Ms C King moved—That the bill be now read a second time.


- 10:09:01 AM

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


- 10:09:41 AM

 11Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Workforce Incentive) Bill 2022

Ms Rishworth (Minister for Social Services), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security and veterans’ entitlements, and for related purposes.

Document

Ms Rishworth presented a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Lifting the Income Limit for the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card) Bill 2022.

Bill read a first time.


- 10:09:52 AM

Ms Rishworth moved—That the bill be now read a second time.


- 10:19:37 AM

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


- 10:19:56 AM

 12Treasury Laws Amendment (Australia-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2022

Mr Jones (Assistant Treasurer) presented a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to taxation, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Jones presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 10:20:22 AM

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


- 10:22:01 AM

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


- 10:22:23 AM

 13Treasury Laws Amendment (More Competition, Better Prices) Bill 2022

Dr Leigh (Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities and Treasury), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001, and for related purposes.

Document

Dr Leigh presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 10:22:50 AM

Dr Leigh moved—That the bill be now read a second time.


- 10:26:54 AM

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


- 10:27:30 AM

Mr Dreyfussought leave to amend notice No. 9, government business. Leave granted.


- 10:28:40 AM

 14National Anti-Corruption Commission Legislation—Proposed Joint Select Committee

Mr Dreyfus (Attorney-General), having amended, by leave, notice No. 9government business, movedThat:

(1) a Joint Select Committee on National Anti-Corruption Commission Legislation be established to inquire into and report on the provisions of the National Anti-Corruption Commission Bill 2022 and the National Anti-Corruption Commission (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2022;

(2) the committee consist of 12 members, three Members of the House of Representatives to be nominated by the Government Whip or Whips, two Members of the House of Representatives to be nominated by the Opposition Whip or Whips, one Member of the House of Representatives nominated by any minority group or independent Member, three Senators to be nominated by the Leader of the Government in the Senate, two Senators to be nominated by the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, and one Senator to be nominated by any minority group or independent Senator;

 (2A) participating members may be appointed to the committee on the nomination of the Government Whip in the House of Representatives, the Opposition Whip in the House of Representatives, the Leader of the Government in the Senate, the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate or any minority party or independent Senator or Member of the House of Representatives;

 (2B) participating members may participate in hearings of evidence and deliberations of the committee, and have all the rights of members of the committee, but may not vote on any questions before the committee;

(3) every nomination of a member of the committee be notified in writing to the President of the Senate or the Speaker of the House of Representatives;

(4) in the event that a House is not sitting and is not expected to meet for at least two weeks, the relevant whip in the House of Representatives, the Leader of the Government in the Senate, the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, minority groups or independent Senators may nominate any appointment or discharge of a member of a committee in writing to the relevant Presiding Officer. The change in membership shall take effect from the time the Presiding Officer received the written nomination. At the next sitting, the Presiding Officer shall report the change to the relevant House and the House shall resolve membership of that committee;

(5) the persons appointed for the time being to serve on the committee shall constitute the committee notwithstanding any failure by the Senate or the House of Representatives to appoint the full number of Senators or Members referred to in this resolution;

(6) members of the committee hold office as a joint select committee until presentation of the committee’s report;

(7) the committee elect a Government member as its chair;

(8) the committee elect a member as its deputy chair who shall act as chair of the committee at any time when the chair is not present at a meeting of the committee, and at any time when the chair and deputy chair are not present at a meeting of the committee the members shall elect another member to act as chair at that meeting;

(9) in the event of an equally divided vote, the chair, or the deputy chair when acting as chair, have a casting vote;

(10) four members of the committee constitute a quorum of the committee provided that in a deliberative meeting the quorum shall include at least one Government member of either House and one non-Government member of either House;

(11) the committee have power to:

(a)call for witnesses to attend and for documents to be produced;

(b)conduct proceedings at any place it sees fit;

(c)sit in public or in private; and

(d)adjourn from time to time and to sit during any adjournment of the Senate and the House of Representatives;

(12) the committee report on or before 10 November 2022;

(13) the provisions of this resolution, so far as they are inconsistent with the standing orders, have effect notwithstanding anything contained in the standing orders; and

(14) a message be sent to the Senate seeking its concurrence in this resolution.


- 10:29:04 AM

Question—put and passed.


- 10:29:28 AM

 15POSTPONEMENT OF NOTICES

Ordered—That notice Nos 10, 11 and 12, government business, be postponed until a later hour this day.


- 10:29:56 AM

 16MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE—Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Repeal of Cashless Debit Card and Other Measures) Bill 2022

Message No. 2727 September 2022, from the Senate was reported returning the Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Repeal of Cashless Debit Card and Other Measures) Bill 2022 with amendments.


- 10:30:20 AM

Ordered—That the amendments be considered immediately.


- 10:30:44 AM

Ms Rishworth (Minister for Social Services) moved—That the amendments be agreed to.


- 10:33:42 AM

Question—put.


- 10:34:22 AM

Division 32

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

AYES, 87

Mr Albanese

Ms Daniel

Mr Lim

Dr M Ryan

Dr Aly

Mr Dreyfus

Ms McBain

Dr Scamps

Dr Ananda-Rajah

Mrs Elliot

Ms McBride

Ms Sharkie

Mr Bandt

Ms Fernando

Mr Marles

Mr Shorten

Mr Bates

Dr Freelander

Ms Mascarenhas

Ms Sitou

Mr Bowen

Mr Georganas

Ms Miller-Frost 

Mr Smith*

Mr Burke

Mr Giles

Mr B Mitchell

Ms Spender

Mr Burnell

Mr Gorman

Mr R Mitchell

Ms Stanley*

Ms Burney

Mr Gosling

Dr Mulino

Ms Steggall

Mr Burns

Dr Haines

Mr Neumann

Ms Swanson

Mr Butler

Mr Hill

Mr O’Connor

Ms Templeman

Ms Byrnes

Mr Husic

Ms O’Neil

Mr Thistlethwaite

Dr Chalmers

Mr Jones

Ms Payne

Ms Thwaites

Mr Chandler-Mather

Ms Kearney

Mr Perrett

Ms Tink

Ms Chaney

Mr Keogh

Mrs Phillips

Ms Vamvakinou

Dr Charlton

Mr Khalil

Ms Plibersek

Ms Watson-Brown

Ms Chesters

Ms C King

Dr Reid

Mr Watts

Mr Clare

Ms M. M. H. King

Mr Repacholi

Ms Wells

Ms Claydon

Ms Lawrence

Ms Rishworth

Mr Wilkie

Ms Coker

Mr Laxale

Ms Roberts

Mr J Wilson

Ms Collins

Ms Le

Ms Rowland

Mr Zappia

Mr Conroy

Dr Leigh

Ms J Ryan

NOES, 50

Mrs Andrews

Dr Gillespie

Mr Morrison

Mr Tehan

Ms Bell

Mr Goodenough

Mr Ted O’Brien

Mr Thompson

Mr Birrell

Mr Hamilton

Mr Pasin

Mr Tudge

Mr Boyce

Mr Hastie

Mr Pearce

Mr van Manen

Mr Broadbent

Mr Hogan

Mr Pike

Mr Vasta

Mr Buchholz

Mr Howarth

Mr Pitt

Mr Violi

Mr Coleman

Mr Joyce

Ms Price

Mr Wallace

Mr Conaghan

Mr Leeser

Mr Ramsey*

Ms Ware

Mr Coulton*

Ms Ley

Mr Robert

Dr Webster

Mr Dutton

Mr Littleproud

Mr Stevens

Mr Willcox

Mr Entsch

Mr McCormack

Mr Sukkar

Mr R Wilson

Mr Fletcher

Ms McKenzie

Mr Taylor

Mr Wolahan

Mr Gee

Mrs Marino

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.


- 10:46:30 AM

 17 National Health Amendment (General Co-payment) Bill 2022

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 Kearney 10:46:37 AM. Dr Scamps 10:52:18 AM. Mr Perrett 11:01:30 AM. Dr M Ryan 11:12:26 AM. Mr Georganas 11:19:11 AM. Mr Wallace 11:32:41 AM. Point of order, Mr B Mitchell. 11:38:50 AM. Mr Wallace 11:39:00 AM. Point of order, Ms Plibersek. 11:41:06 AM. Mr Wallace 11:41:17 AM. Mr B Mitchell 11:48:52 AM. Mr Ramsey 11:58:45 AM. Mr Conroy 12:13:34 PM. Mr Broadbent 12:23:40 PM. Ms Byrnes 12:35:51 PM. Mr Howarth 12:44:38 PM. Ms Claydon 12:58:41 PM. Mr Pike 1:13:47 PM.
- 1:28:55 PM

Dr Freelander addressing the House—


- 1:30:09 PM

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


- 1:30:16 PM

 18MEMBERS’ STATEMENTS

Members’ statements were made.


Mr Tehan 1:30:20 PM. Mr Zappia 1:32:00 PM. Mrs Marino 1:33:26 PM. Ms Fernando 1:34:51 PM. Ms Le 1:36:12 PM. Ms Miller-Frost  1:37:45 PM. Ms Chaney 1:39:14 PM. Mr R Mitchell 1:40:55 PM. Mr Vasta 1:42:21 PM. Mr Repacholi 1:43:45 PM. Mr Violi 1:45:14 PM. Dr Reid 1:46:51 PM. Mr Wallace 1:48:24 PM. Ms Lawrence 1:49:54 PM. Ms Ware 1:51:27 PM. Ms Payne 1:53:02 PM. Dr Webster 1:54:35 PM. Ms J Ryan 1:56:07 PM. Mr Fletcher 1:57:22 PM.
- 1:58:48 PM

Mr Albanese, by indulgence, made a statement in relation to his attendance at the funeral of Mr Abe Shinzo.


- 2:01:27 PM

Mr Littleproud, by indulgence, made a statement on the same matter.


- 2:00:15 PM

 19Death of former Senator (the Honourable James Joseph Webster)—CONDOLENCE MOTION—REPORT FROM FEDERATION CHAMBER

The Speaker reported that the order of the day relating to the Prime Minister’s motion of condolence in connection with the Honourable James Joseph Webster had been debated in the Federation Chamber and returned to the House, and presented a certified copy of the motion.

All Members present having risen, in silence—Motion agreed to.


- 2:01:01 PM

 20Twentieth anniversary of the Bali bombings

Mr Albanese (Prime Minister) referred to the twentieth anniversary of the Bali bombings, and moved—That the House:

(1)acknowledges:

(a)12 October 2022 marks 20 years since that terrible night in Kuta, Bali, when 202 innocent lives, including 88 Australians, were lost in the Bali bombings, and

(b)this date will be a difficult day for many Australians and Indonesians, as well as people around the world, whose lives were changed forever that night, and who continue to feel the impact of this senseless act;

(2)recognises:

(a)the brave efforts of first responders, whose instinct to run towards danger saved the lives of many, and

(b)the professionalism of the Australian police, defence, diplomatic and medical staff who responded, alongside their Indonesian counterparts, with extraordinary courage and compassion in the aftermath of the attacks;

(3)notes the strength of our friendship with Indonesia, and the work we continue to do together, including to counter terrorism and violent extremism; and

(4)calls on all Australians to keep those whose lives were lost in our thoughts today, and over the coming weeks, as this sad anniversary is observed.


Mr Dutton (Seconder),  2:12:35 PM.
- 2:21:45 PM

Mr Dutton (Leader of the Opposition) having seconded the motion and all Members present having risen, in silence—


- 2:22:03 PM

Debate adjourned (Mr BurkeLeader of the House), and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for a later hour this day.


- 2:22:28 PM

Mr Burke, by leave, moved—That the order of the day be referred to the Federation Chamber for debate.


- 2:22:41 PM

Question—put and passed.


- 2:22:43 PM

 21QUESTIONS


- 2:22:46 PM

 (1)Mr Dutton to Mr Albanese (Prime Minister)


- 2:26:32 PM

 (2)Dr Ananda-Rajah to Mr Albanese (Prime Minister)


- 2:29:53 PM

 (3)Mr Taylor to Mr Albanese (Prime Minister)


Point of order, Mr Taylor. 2:31:37 PM. Mr Albanese 2:32:02 PM.
- 2:34:02 PM

 (4)Mr Smith to Dr Chalmers (Treasurer)


- 2:37:33 PM

Distinguished visitor announced.


- 2:37:38 PM

 (5)Ms Watson-Brown to Mr Shorten (Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme)


- 2:41:27 PM

 (6)Ms Roberts to Mr Dreyfus (Attorney-General)


- 2:44:26 PM

 (7)Ms Ley to Mr Albanese (Prime Minister)


Point of order, Ms Ley. 2:47:22 PM. Mr Albanese 2:47:45 PM.
- 2:48:51 PM

 (8)Ms Templeman to Mr Bowen (Minister for Climate Change and Energy)


- 2:52:30 PM

 (9)Mr Hogan to Ms McBain (Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Territories)


- 2:53:13 PM

 (10)Dr Freelander to Dr Aly (Minister for Early Childhood Education)


- 2:56:45 PM

 (11)Mr Leeser to Mr Dreyfus (Attorney-General)


Point of order, Mr Fletcher. 2:59:13 PM. Mr Dreyfus 2:59:29 PM.
- 2:59:43 PM

 (12)Ms Byrnes to Mr Butler (Minister for Health and Aged Care)


- 3:02:43 PM

 (13)Dr Haines to Mr Dreyfus (Attorney-General)


Point of order, Dr Haines. 3:05:59 PM. Mr Dreyfus 3:06:10 PM.
- 3:06:44 PM

 (14)Mr Neumann to Mr Albanese (Prime Minister)


- 3:09:23 PM

Document

Mr Albanese (Prime Minister) presented the following document: Letter from Senator the Hon Penny Wong to Ms Kelly Bayer Rosmarin, Chief Executive Officer, Singtel Optus Pty Ltd.


- 3:10:03 PM

Questions without notice concluded.


- 3:10:30 PM

Mr Katter, by indulgence, made a statement in relation to an incident during a division yesterday.


- 3:10:50 PM

 22DOCUMENTS 

The following documents were presented: 

*Australian Human Rights Commission—Report No. 144—Ms RC v Commonwealth (Department of Home Affairs).

Finance—Final budget outcome for 2021-22.

Migration Act 1958—Section 486O—Assessment of detention arrangements—Commonwealth and Immigration Ombudsman’s reports—

No. 31 of 2022—

Report.

Government response.

No. 35 of 2022—

Report.

Government response.

No. 40 of 2022—

Report.

Government response.

No. 41 of 2022—

Report.

Government response.

No. 42 of 2022—

Report.

Government response.

No. 43 of 2022—

Report.

Government response.

No. 44 of 2022—

Report.

Government response.

No. 45 of 2022—

Report.

Government response.

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005—2020 Independent review of the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Scheme and Intergovernmental Agreement.

*The document was made a Parliamentary Paper.


- 3:11:06 PM

 23DOCUMENT

Ms Rishworth (Minister for Social Services) presented the following document:

Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Workforce Incentive) Bill 2022—Explanatory memorandum.


- 3:11:30 PM

 24DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE—Housing affordability

The House was informed that Ms Sharkie had proposed that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely, “Housing affordability in Australia – has the great Australian dream become a nightmare?”.


- 3:11:40 PM

The proposed discussion having received the necessary support—


- 3:11:42 PM

Ms Sharkie addressed the House.


- 3:17:01 PM

Discussion ensued.


Ms Chaney 3:17:03 PM. Ms Collins 3:21:46 PM. Mr Katter 3:31:35 PM. Mr Khalil 3:35:03 PM. Ms Spender 3:40:13 PM. Ms Payne 3:45:13 PM. Ms Le 3:50:15 PM. Dr Ananda-Rajah 3:55:02 PM. Mr Chandler-Mather 4:00:12 PM. Ms Stanley 4:05:15 PM.
- 4:10:05 PM

Discussion concluded.


- 4:10:13 PM

 25MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE

Messages from the Senate, 28 September 2022, were reported returning the following bills without amendment:

No. 28Military Rehabilitation and Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment (Incapacity Payments) 2022.

No. 29Defence, Veterans’ and Families’ Acute Support Package 2022.


- 4:10:52 PM

 26Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (AFP Powers and Other Matters) Bill 2022—REPORT FROM FEDERATION CHAMBER

The Speaker reported that the bill had been fully considered by the Federation Chamber and agreed to without amendment, and presented a certified copy of the bill.

Bill agreed to.


- 4:11:52 PM

Leave granted for third reading to be moved immediately.

On the motion of Mr Burke (Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations), the bill was read a third time.


- 4:12:31 PM

 27Human Rights—Parliamentary Joint Committee—REPORTS—STATEMENT BY MEMBER

Mr Burns (Chair) presented the following documents:

Human Rights—Parliamentary Joint Committee

Human rights scrutiny report: Report 4 of 2022Report, 28 September 2022.


- 4:12:33 PM

Annual report 2021—Report, 28 September 2022.

In accordance with standing order 39(e) the reports were made Parliamentary Papers.


Mr Burns 4:12:45 PM.
- 4:16:57 PM

Mr Burns, by leave, made a statement in connection with the reports.


- 4:16:59 PM

 28 National Health Amendment (General Co-payment) Bill 2022

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 Steggall 4:17:07 PM. Ms McKenzie 4:21:41 PM. Ms Kearney 4:27:12 PM.
- 4:32:38 PM

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


- 4:32:59 PM

Message from the Governor-General

Message No. 147 September 2022, from His Excellency the Governor-General was announced recommending an appropriation for the purposes of the bill.


- 4:33:25 PM

Leave granted for third reading to be moved immediately.

On the motion of Ms Kearney (Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care), the bill was read a third time.


- 4:33:53 PM

 29 Financial Accountability Regime Bill 2022

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 Taylor 4:34:27 PM. Ms Payne 4:43:10 PM. Mr van Manen 4:57:18 PM. Mr Stevens 5:08:10 PM. Ms Chaney 5:20:24 PM. Mr Jones 5:26:17 PM.
- 5:37:04 PM

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


- 5:37:30 PM

Leave granted for third reading to be moved immediately.

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


- 5:38:14 PM

 30 Financial Sector Reform Bill 2022 

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—


- 5:38:35 PM

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


- 5:39:09 PM

Message from the Governor-General

Message No. 157 September 2022, from His Excellency the Governor-General was announced recommending an appropriation for the purposes of the bill.


- 5:39:22 PM

Leave granted for third reading to be moved immediately.

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


- 5:40:08 PM

 31 Financial Services Compensation Scheme of Last Resort Levy Bill 2022 

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—


- 5:40:27 PM

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


- 5:40:54 PM

Leave granted for third reading to be moved immediately.

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


- 5:41:22 PM

 32 Financial Services Compensation Scheme of Last Resort Levy (Collection) Bill 2022 

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—


- 5:41:41 PM

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


- 5:42:09 PM

Leave granted for third reading to be moved immediately.

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


- 5:42:43 PM

 33Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Incentivising Pensioners to Downsize) Bill 2022—REPORT FROM FEDERATION CHAMBER

The  reported that the bill had been fully considered by the Federation Chamber, a Governor-General’s message recommending an appropriation had been reported, and the bill had been agreed to without amendment, and presented a certified copy of the bill.

Bill agreed to.


- 5:43:25 PM

Leave granted for third reading to be moved immediately.

On the motion of Mr Burke (Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations), the bill was read a third time.


- 5:44:05 PM

 34 High Speed Rail Authority Bill 2022

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 Littleproud 5:44:19 PM. Dr Ananda-Rajah 5:51:17 PM. Mr McCormack 5:56:09 PM. Ms Claydon 6:11:08 PM. Mr Stevens 6:26:23 PM. Mr Gorman 6:39:31 PM.
- 6:48:14 PM

Ms Watson-Brown moved, as an amendment—That all words after “That” be omitted with a view to substituting the following words:
“whilst not declining to give the bill a second reading, the House:

(1) notes that private ownership and delivery of essential infrastructure often leads to worse outcomes for the community and the environment, as corporate profits are put ahead of everyday people’s interests; and

(2) calls on the Labor government to:

(a) deliver a fully publicly owned high speed rail network, from infrastructure construction to service delivery, that is run for the public good, not for profit;

(b) ensure high speed rail infrastructure development utilises to the greatest extent possible green steel and other green technologies to minimise carbon emissions during the construction phase; and

(c) ensure the new trains and other associated infrastructure are manufactured in Australia, helping to reinvigorate domestic manufacturing and create jobs”.

Debate ensued.


Mr Thistlethwaite 6:56:54 PM. Dr Gillespie 7:09:00 PM.
- 7:19:42 PM

Debate adjourned (Mrs ElliotAssistant Minister for Social Services), and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for a later hour this day.


- 7:20:01 PM

 35National Anti-Corruption Commission Legislation—JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE—MEMBERSHIP

The House was informed that the Chief Government Whip and the Chief Opposition Whip had nominated Members to be members of the Joint Select Committee on National Anti-Corruption Commission Legislation.

Mrs Elliot (Assistant Minister for Social Services), by leave, moved—That Dr Haines, Mr Lim, Ms Murphy, Mr L O’Brien, Mr Wolahan and Mr Zappia be appointed members of the Joint Select Committee on National Anti-Corruption Commission Legislation.

Question—put and passed.


- 7:20:50 PM

 36High Speed Rail Authority Bill 2022

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—And on the amendment moved thereto by Ms Watson-Brown (see item No. #, page #)

Debate resumed.


Mr Joyce 7:20:58 PM. Mr Pitt 7:25:15 PM.
- 7:30:16 PM

 37MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE

Message No. 3328 September 2022, from the Senate was reported informing the House that the Senate has considered message No. 46 of the House and concurs with the resolution of appointment of the Joint Select Committee on National Anti-Corruption Commission Legislation.


- 7:30:35 PM

 38ADJOURNMENT

It being 7.30 pm—The question was proposed—That the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.


Mr Wallace 7:30:37 PM. Ms Byrnes 7:35:40 PM. Mr Conaghan 7:40:45 PM. Mr Laxale 7:46:05 PM. Mr Stevens 7:51:06 PM. Mr B Mitchell 7:55:47 PM.
- 8:00:54 PM

The House continuing to sit until 8 pm—The Speaker adjourned the House until 12 noon on Tuesday, 25 October 2022.


- 8:01:18 PM

DOCUMENTS 

 The following documents were deemed to have been presented on 28 September 2022 (An explanatory statement has been presented with each instrument unless otherwise indicated by an asterisk)

 Civil Aviation Act 1988—Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998—Part 149 (Approved Self-administering Aviation Organisations) Amendment Manual of Standards 2022 (No. 1) [F2022L01259].

Currency Act 1965—Currency (Australian Coins) Amendment (2022 Royal Australian Mint No. 6) Determination 2022 [F2022L01256].

Public Service Act 1999—Australian Public Service Commissioner’s Directions 2022 [F2022L00088]—Replacement explanatory statement.

Radiocommunications Act 1992—Radiocommunications (ExemptionRemotely Piloted Aircraft Disruption) Determination 2022 [F2022L01255]—Initial explanatory statement.

Taxation Administration Act 1953—Taxation Administration Withholding Schedules 2022 [F2022L00819]—Replacement explanatory statement.

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989—Poisons Standard October 2022 [F2022L01257].

Work Health and Safety Act 2011—Work Health and Safety (Class of Worker) Declaration 2022 (No. 1) [F2022L01258].


- 8:01:23 PM

ATTENDANCE

All Members attended (at some time during the sitting) except *Mr ChesterDr GarlandMr HawkeMs Landry*Ms Murphy*Mr RaeMs ScrymgourMr Wood and Mr Young.

* On leave