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Draft House Minutes

No. 11

Thursday, 1 August 2019

- 9:30:20 AM

 1The House met, at 9.30 am, pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (the Honourable A. D. H. Smith) took the Chair, made an acknowledgement of country and read Prayers.


- 9:31:41 AM

 2SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS MOVED

Mr Dreyfus  moved—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the following motion on notice standing in the name of the Member for Isaacs being called on immediately for debate and being determined by the House—That the House:

(1)notes:

(a)the Prime Minister and the Attorney-General announced on 13 December 2018 that a Commonwealth Integrity Commission would be established;

(b)on 13 December 2018, the Prime Minister said on 2GB the decision to establish a Commonwealth Integrity Commission “was something I had to resolve by the end of the year”;

(c)on 26 May 2019, the Attorney-General said a Commonwealth Integrity Commission was a “priority”; and

(d)the Government has not established a Commonwealth Integrity Commission; and

(2)calls on the Government to keep its promise to establish its Commonwealth Integrity Commission.


- 9:42:17 AM

Debate ensued.


Mr M. C. Butler 9:42:19 AM. Mr Porter 9:47:17 AM. Point of order, Mr Dreyfus. 9:52:46 AM. Mr Porter 9:53:15 AM.
- 9:56:57 AM

The time allowed by standing order 1 for debate on the motion having expired—


- 9:56:59 AM

Question—put.


- 9:57:07 AM

Division 38

The House divided (the Speaker, Mr A. D. H. Smith, in the Chair)—

AYES, 68

Dr Aly

Mr Conroy

Mr Keogh

Ms Plibersek

Mr Bandt

Mr Dick

Mr Khalil

Ms Rowland

Ms Bird

Mr Dreyfus

Ms C. F. King

Ms Ryan*

Mr Bowen

Mrs Elliot

Ms M. M. H. King

Ms Sharkie

Mr Burke

Mr Fitzgibbon

Dr Leigh

Mr Shorten

Ms Burney

Dr Freelander

Ms McBride

Mr D. P. B. Smith

Mr Burns

Mr Georganas

Mr Marles

Ms Stanley*

Mr M. C. Butler

Mr Giles

Mr B. K. Mitchell

Ms Steggall

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Gorman

Mr R. G. Mitchell

Ms Templeman

Mr Byrne

Mr Gosling

Dr Mulino

Mr Thistlethwaite

Dr Chalmers

Dr Haines

Mr Neumann

Ms Thwaites

Mr Champion

Mr Hayes

Mr O’Connor

Ms Vamvakinou

Ms L. M. Chesters

Mr Hill

Ms O’Neil

Mr Watts

Mr Clare

Mr Husic

Ms Owens

Ms Wells

Ms Claydon

Mr Jones

Ms Payne

Mr Wilkie

Ms Coker

Ms Kearney

Mr Perrett

Mr J. H. Wilson

Ms Collins

Dr M. J. Kelly

Mrs Phillips

Mr Zappia

NOES, 73

Mr Alexander

Mr Gee

Mr McCormack

Mr Simmonds

Dr Allen

Dr Gillespie

Mrs McIntosh

Mr Stevens

Mrs K. L. Andrews

Mr Goodenough

Dr McVeigh

Mr Sukkar

Mr K. J. Andrews

Ms Hammond

Mrs Marino

Mr Taylor

Mrs Archer

Mr Hastie

Dr Martin

Mr Tehan

Ms Bell

Mr Hawke

Mr Morrison

Mr Thompson

Mr Buchholz

Mr Hogan

Mr Morton

Mr Tudge

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Howarth

Mr Ted O’Brien

Mr van Manen

Mr Christensen

Mr Hunt

Mr L. S. O’Brien

Mr Vasta

Mr Coleman

Mr Irons

Mr O’Dowd

Mr Wallace

Mr Conaghan

Mr Joyce

Mr Pasin

Dr Webster

Mr Connelly

Mr C. Kelly

Mr Pearce

Mrs Wicks

Mr Coulton

Mr Laming

Mr Pitt

Mr R. J. Wilson

Mr Drum*

Ms Landry

Mr Porter

Mr T. R. Wilson

Mr Entsch

Mr Leeser

Ms Price

Mr Wood

Mr Evans

Ms Ley

Mr Ramsey*

Mr Wyatt

Mr Fletcher

Mr Littleproud

Mr Robert

Mr Young

Ms Flint

Ms Liu

Mr Sharma

Mr Zimmerman

Mr Frydenberg

* Tellers

And so it was negatived.


- 10:06:31 AM

 3Treasury Laws Amendment (Ending Grandfathered Conflicted Remuneration) Bill 2019

Mr Frydenberg (Treasurer), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the Corporations Act 2001 in relation to grandfathered conflicted remuneration, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Frydenberg presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 10:06:54 AM

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


- 10:12:20 AM

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


- 10:12:50 AM

 4Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Partner Service Pension and Other Measures) Bill 2019

Mr D. J. Chester (Minister for Veterans and Defence Personnel), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to veterans’ affairs, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr D. J. Chester presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 10:13:14 AM

Mr D. J. Chester moved—That the bill be now read a second time.


- 10:16:47 AM

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


- 10:17:06 AM

 5Proposed Joint Select Committee on Road Safety

Mr Sukkar (Minister for Housing), for Mr Porter (Leader of the House), pursuant to notice, moved—That:

(1) a Joint Select Committee on Road Safety be appointed to inquire into and report on steps that can be taken to reduce Australia’s road accident rates, trauma and deaths on our roads;

(2) the committee present an interim report on or before 30 March 2020 and its final report on or before 31 July 2020;

(3) the committee consist of nine members, four 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 or by any minority group or independent Member, and one Senator to be nominated by the Leader of the Government in the Senate, one Senator 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;

(4) participating members may:

(a) 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; and

(b) 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 question before the committee;

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

(6) the members of the committee hold office as a joint select committee until presentation of the committee’s final report or until the House of Representatives is dissolved or expires by effluxion of time, whichever is the earlier;

(7) the committee may proceed to the dispatch of business notwithstanding that not all members have been duly nominated and appointed and notwithstanding any vacancy;

(8) the committee elect:

(a) a Government member as its chair; and

(b) a non-Government 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;

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

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

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

(12) the committee:

(a) have power to appoint subcommittees consisting of three or more of its members, and to refer to any subcommittee any matter which the committee is empowered to examine; and

(b) appoint the chair of each subcommittee who shall have a casting vote only;

(13) each subcommittee shall have at least one Government member of either House and one non-Government member of either House;

(14) at any time when the chair of a subcommittee is not present at a meeting of the subcommittee, the members of the subcommittee present shall elect another member of that subcommittee to act as chair at that meeting;

(15) two members of a subcommittee constitute the quorum of that subcommittee, provided that in a deliberative meeting the quorum shall include one Government member of either House and one non-Government member of either House;

(16) members of the committee who are not members of a subcommittee may participate in the proceedings of that subcommittee but shall not vote, move any motion or be counted for the purpose of a quorum;

(17) the committee or any subcommittee 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;

(d) report from time to time; and

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

(18) the committee or any subcommittee have power to consider and make use of the evidence and records of any former committee on related matters;

(19) 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

(20) a message be sent to the Senate acquainting it of this resolution and requesting that it concur and take action accordingly.


- 10:17:21 AM

Debate ensued.


Ms C. F. King 10:17:25 AM.
- 10:21:14 AM

Question—put and passed.


- 10:21:29 AM

 6Privileges and Members’ Interests CommitteeDOCUMENT

Mr Broadbent (Chair) presented the following document:

Privileges and Members’ Interests CommitteeRegister of Members’ Interests—Notifications of alterations of interests received during the period 4 December 2018 and 10 April 2019.


- 10:22:09 AM

 7committeeS—MEMBERSHIP

The House was informed that the Chief Opposition Whip had nominated Members to be members of certain committees.

Mr Sukkar (Minister for Housing), by leave, moved—That:

Ms Payne and Ms Sharkie be appointed as supplementary members of the Standing Committee on Economics, Ms Payne for the purpose of the committee’s review of the Reserve Bank of Australia annual report 2018, and Ms Sharkie for the purpose of the committees inquiry into the Banking Amendment (Rural Finance Reform) Bill 2019; and

Ms Sharkie be appointed a member of the Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training.


- 10:22:59 AM

Question—put and passed.


- 10:23:08 AM

 8 Treasury Laws Amendment (2019 Tax Integrity and Other Measures No. 1) Bill 2019 

The order of the day having been read for the second reading


- 10:23:55 AM

Question—That the bill be now read a second time—put and passed—bill read a second time.


- 10:24:15 AM

Message from the Governor-General

Message No. 1319 July 2019, from His Excellency the Governor-General was announced recommending an appropriation for the purposes of the bill.


- 10:24:40 AM

On the motion of Mr Sukkar (Assistant Treasurer)by leave, the bill was read a third time.


- 10:25:09 AM

 9 Fair Work Laws Amendment (Proper Use of Worker Benefits) Bill 2019 

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—


- 10:25:25 AM

Debate resumed by Mr Burke who moved, as an amendment—

That all words after “That” be omitted with a view to substituting the following words:

“the House:

(1)declines to give the bill a second reading; and

(2)notes that:

(a)this Government has not proposed legislation to deal with important workplace relations matters, such as wage theft, flat lining wages growth, or deaths in the workplace;

(b)this bill and the Act it seeks to amend represent an inconsistent approach by the Government to responding to Royal Commissions; and

(c)instead of protecting workers from wage theft, the Government has determined to attack the worker entitlement funds that guarantee workers’ entitlements are paid”.

Debate ensued.


Ms L. M. Chesters 10:55:26 AM.
- 11:06:01 AM

Debate adjourned (Mrs K. L. AndrewsMinister for Industry, Science and Technology), and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for a later hour this day.


- 11:06:34 AM

 10POSTPONEMENT OF ORDER OF THE DAY

Ordered—That order of the day No. 3, government business, be postponed until a later hour this day.


- 11:06:40 AM

 11ADDRESS 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 Mulino 11:07:00 AM. Mr D. P. B. Smith 11:32:51 AM. Dr Haines 12:04:05 PM. Dr Webster 12:31:44 PM.
- 12:57:02 PM

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


- 12:57:20 PM

 12Election petitions

The Clerk presented copies of election petitions which he had received from the Registrar of the High Court, sitting as the Court of Disputed Returns, under section 369 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, viz.:

Oliver Tennant Yates v. Joshua Anthony Frydenberg in respect of the election of a member for the House of Representatives for the Division of Kooyong;

Michael Robert Staindl v. Joshua Anthony Frydenberg in respect of the election of a member for the House of Representatives for the Division of Kooyong; and

Naomi Leslie Hall v. Gladys Liu in respect of the election of a member for the House of Representatives for the Division of Chisholm.


- 12:57:49 PM

 13POSTPONEMENT OF BUSINESS

Ordered—That business intervening before order of the day No. 7government business, be postponed until a later hour this day.


- 12:58:06 PM

 14 Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019

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 Dreyfus 12:58:17 PM. Mr Fitzgibbon 1:10:18 PM. Mr Bandt 1:25:22 PM.
- 1:30:05 PM

Mr Bandt addressing the House—


- 1:30:07 PM

It being 1.30 pm, the debate was interrupted in accordance with standing order 43Mr Bandt 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.


- 1:30:10 PM

 15MEMBERS’ STATEMENTS

Members’ statements being made


Mr Husic 1:30:16 PM. Ms Liu 1:31:48 PM. Mr Georganas 1:33:08 PM. Mrs McIntosh 1:34:41 PM. Dr Aly 1:36:14 PM. Dr Martin 1:37:55 PM. Mr Perrett 1:39:19 PM. Dr McVeigh 1:40:54 PM. Mr Katter 1:42:24 PM. Mr L. S. O’Brien 1:43:59 PM.
- 1:45:20 PM

Petition

Mr L. S. O’Brien presented the following petition approved by the Standing Committee on Petitions:

National rural mental health strategy—565 petitioners.


- 1:45:23 PM

Document

Mr L. S. O’Brien, by leave, presented the following document:

National rural mental health strategy(Receipt of document as a petition subject to approval by the Standing Committee on Petitions).


- 1:45:38 PM

Members’ statements continued.


Mr Thistlethwaite 1:45:41 PM. Mr Ted O’Brien 1:47:08 PM. Mr Gosling 1:48:40 PM. Mr Pitt 1:50:21 PM. Mr Conroy 1:51:50 PM. Mr Pasin 1:53:12 PM. Ms Templeman 1:54:49 PM. Mr Pearce 1:56:28 PM. Ms Ryan 1:57:57 PM. Mr Joyce 1:59:35 PM.
- 2:01:37 PM

 1675th anniversary of the Cowra breakout—STATEMENTS

Mr Morrison (Prime Minister), by indulgence, made a statement in relation to the 75th anniversary of the Cowra breakout.


- 2:06:50 PM

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


- 2:13:09 PM

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


- 2:13:21 PM

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


- 2:13:33 PM

Question—put and passed.


- 2:13:40 PM

 17QUESTIONS


- 2:13:50 PM

 (1)Mr Albanese to Mr Coleman (Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs)


Point of order, Mr Albanese. 2:15:00 PM.
- 2:15:30 PM

 (2)Ms Bell to Mr Morrison (Prime Minister)


- 2:19:01 PM

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


- 2:20:00 PM

Document

Mr Morrison (Prime Minister) presented the following document: Questions on notice—Letter from Mathias Cormann, Minister for Finance to Senator the Hon Scott Ryan, President of the Senate, 1 August 2019.


- 2:20:01 PM

Questions without notice continuing—


- 2:20:04 PM

 (4)Dr Webster to Mr McCormack (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development)


- 2:23:38 PM

 (5)Mr M. C. Butler to Mr Taylor (Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction)


- 2:25:03 PM

 (6)Dr Haines to Mr Fletcher (Minister representing the Minister for Families and Social Services)


Point of order, Dr Haines. 2:27:54 PM. Mr Fletcher 2:28:23 PM.
- 2:29:18 PM

 (7)Dr Allen to Mr Frydenberg (Treasurer)


- 2:34:15 PM

 (8)Mr Jones to Mr Taylor (Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction)


- 2:34:53 PM

 (9)Mr Connelly to Mr Frydenberg (Treasurer)


- 2:38:29 PM

 (10)Ms T. M. Butler to Mr Taylor (Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction)


Point of order, Mr Porter. 2:39:04 PM. Point of order, Mr Burke. 2:39:19 PM.
- 2:40:42 PM

 (11)Mrs McIntosh to Mr Sukkar (Minister for Housing)


- 2:44:13 PM

 (12)Ms T. M. Butler to Mr Taylor (Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction)


Point of order, Mr Porter. 2:45:19 PM. Point of order, Mr Burke. 2:45:42 PM. Mr Taylor 2:47:17 PM.
- 2:47:25 PM

 (13)Mr T. R. Wilson to Mr Porter (Minister for Industrial Relations)


- 2:51:05 PM

 (14)Mr M. C. Butler to Mr Taylor (Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction)


- 2:51:57 PM

Mr M. C. Butlersought leave to present a media article.


- 2:52:17 PM

 (15)Mr Hastie to Mr Porter (Attorney-General)


- 2:55:57 PM

 (16)Mr M. C. Butler to Mr Taylor (Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction)


- 2:56:26 PM

 (17)Ms Liu to Mrs K. L. Andrews (Minister for Industry, Science and Technology)


- 3:00:12 PM

 (18)Mr M. C. Butler to Mr Taylor (Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction)


Point of order, Mr Porter. 3:01:23 PM. Point of order, Mr Burke. 3:02:09 PM. Point of order, Mr Burke. 3:04:08 PM.
- 3:05:05 PM

 (19)Mrs Archer to Mr Taylor (Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction)


- 3:08:25 PM

 (20)Mr M. C. Butler to Mr Taylor (Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction)


- 3:09:10 PM

Member directed to leave

At 3.09 pm the Member for Lyons (Mr B. K. Mitchell) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for interjecting and he accordingly left the Chamber.


- 3:09:24 PM

Questions without notice continued.


Point of order, Mr Porter. 3:09:31 PM. Point of order, Mr Burke. 3:09:48 PM. Point of order, Mr Porter. 3:10:27 PM. Mr Taylor 3:10:58 PM.
- 3:11:21 PM

 (21)Mr Young to Mr Morrison (Prime Minister)


- 3:15:15 PM

The Speaker made a statement in relation to the retirement of Mr David Elder.


- 3:18:33 PM

 18Retirement of Mr D Elder, Clerk of the House

Mr Morrison (Prime Minister) moved—That this House place on record its appreciation of the long and meritorious service to the Parliament by the Clerk of the House, Mr David Elder, and extend to him and his wife and family every wish for a healthy and happy retirement.


- 3:23:01 PM

Debate ensued.


Mr Albanese 3:23:04 PM. Mr Porter 3:26:08 PM. Mr Burke 3:29:03 PM.
- 3:32:44 PM

All Members present having risen—

Question—passed.


- 3:33:28 PM

 19Auditor-General’s Report

The Speaker presented the following document:

Auditor-General—Audit report No. 5 of 2019-20—Performance audit—Australian Research Council's administration of the National Competitive Grants Program: Australian Research Council.

In accordance with the resolution the document was made a Parliamentary Paper.


- 3:34:01 PM

 20Leave of absence to all Members

Mr Porter (Leader of the House) moved—That leave of absence be given to every Member of the House of Representatives from the determination of this sitting of the House to the date of the next sitting.


- 3:34:01 PM

Question—put and passed.


- 3:34:17 PM

 20DOCUMENT 

The following document was presented: 

Australian Sports Commission (Sport Australia)—Corporate plan for 2019-23.


- 3:34:23 PM

 22DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE—Australian interests

The House was informed that Mr Albanese (Leader of the Opposition), had proposed that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely, “The failure of the Government to represent the interests of all Australians”.


- 3:34:30 PM

The proposed discussion having received the necessary support—


- 3:34:34 PM

Mr Albanese addressed the House.


- 3:39:36 PM

Discussion ensued.


- 4:30:15 PM

Adjournment negatived

It being 4.30 pmThe question was proposed—That the House do now adjourn.

Mr Porter (Leader of the House) requiring the question to be put immediately without debate—

Question—put and negatived.


- 4:30:26 PM

Discussion concluded.


Mr Sukkar 3:44:37 PM. Mr Marles 3:54:40 PM. Mr Morton 3:59:32 PM. Ms Kearney 4:04:39 PM. Mr T. R. Wilson 4:09:45 PM. Dr Leigh 4:14:46 PM. Mr Laming 4:19:47 PM. Mr Perrett 4:24:51 PM. Mr Pitt 4:28:38 PM.
- 4:30:45 PM

 23MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE

Message No. 28, 1 August 2019, from the Senate was reported informing the House that the Senate had agreed to the following resolution:

That the following matter be referred to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services for inquiry and report by 1 March 2020:

Regulation of auditing in Australia with particular reference to:

(a)the relationship between auditing and consulting services and potential conflicts of interests;

(b)other potential conflicts of interests;

(c)the level and effectiveness of competition in audit and related consulting services;

(d)audit quality, including valuations of intangible assets;

(e)matters arising from Australian and international reviews of auditing;

(f)changes in the role of audit and the scope of audit products;

(g)the role and effectiveness of audit in detecting and reporting fraud and misconduct;

(h)the effectiveness and appropriateness of legislation, regulation and licensing;

(i)the extent of regulatory relief provided by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission through instruments and waivers;

(j)the adequacy and performance of regulatory, standards, disciplinary and other bodies;

(k)the effectiveness of enforcement by regulators; and

(l)any related matter.


- 4:30:50 PM

 24MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE

Messages from the Senate, 1 August 2019, were reported returning the following bills without amendment:

No. 29Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Amendment (Sunsetting of Special Powers Relating to Terrorism Offences) 2019.

No. 30Treasury Laws Amendment (Consumer Data Right) 2019.

No. 31Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Cashless Welfare) 2019.


- 4:31:02 PM

 25Allocation of Departments and Agencies to Committees

The Speaker presented the following document:

Speaker’s Schedule—Allocation to committees of annual reports of Government departments and agencies, August 2019.


- 4:31:18 PM

 26 Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019

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 Bandt 4:31:31 PM. Mr Porter 4:41:36 PM.
- 4:42:23 PM

Question—put.


- 4:42:31 PM

Division 

The House divided and only Mr Bandt and Mr Wilkie voting “No”, the Speaker (Mr A. D. H. Smith) declared the question resolved in the affirmative.


- 4:46:49 PM

—bill read a second time.


- 4:47:10 PM

On the motion of Mr Porter (Attorney-General)by leave, the bill was read a third time.


- 4:47:20 PM

 27ADJOURNMENT

Mr Porter (Leader of the House) movedThat the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.


Dr Freelander 4:48:04 PM. Mr Georganas 4:53:17 PM. Mr Giles 4:58:26 PM.
- 4:59:53 PM

Mr Sukkarthe debate extended.


Mr Sukkar 5:00:13 PM.
- 5:04:13 PM

The House continuing to sit until 5.04 pm—The Speaker adjourned the House until 10 am on Monday, 9 September 2019.


- 5:04:36 PM

DOCUMENTS 

 The following documents were deemed to have been presented on 1 August 2019 (An explanatory statement has been presented with each instrument unless otherwise indicated by an asterisk)

 Australian Citizenship Act 2007—Report under section 51B for the period 12 December 2018 to 11 June 2019.

Civil Aviation Act 1988—Civil Aviation Safety Amendment (Remotely Piloted Aircraft and Model AircraftRegistration and Accreditation) Regulations 2019 [F2019L01027].

Health Insurance Act 1973—Health Insurance (Accredited Pathology LaboratoriesApproval) Amendment Instrument (No. 1) 2019 [F2019L01030].

Industry Research and Development Act 1986—Industry Research and Development (National Innovation Games Program) Instrument 2019 [F2019L01029].

National Health Act 1953

National Health (Efficient Funding of Chemotherapy) Special Arrangement Amendment Instrument 2019 (No. 7)—PB 62 of 2019 [F2019L01025].

National Health (Highly specialised drugs program) Special Arrangement Amendment Instrument 2019 (No. 7)—PB 61 of 2019 [F2019L01023].

National Land Transport Act 2014—Roads to Recovery List 2019 Variation Instrument No. 2019/3 [F2019L01024].

Parliamentary Business Resources Act 2017—Parliamentary Business Resources Regulations 2017—Advice of decision to pay assistance—

11 July 2019 [2].

23 July 2019.

Regional Investment Corporation Act 2018—Regional Investment Corporation (Agristarter Loans) Amendment (Loan Terms and Eligibility) Rule 2019 [F2019L01028].

Social Security Act 1991—Social Security (Exempt Lump SumsDisability Sporting Grants) Determination 2019 [F2019L01021].

VET Student Loans Act 2016—VET Student Loans Amendment Rules (No. 1) 2019 [F2019L01026].


- 5:04:41 PM

ATTENDANCE

All Members attended (at some time during the sitting) except Mr DuttonMs Murphy*Ms RishworthMr Snowdon and Ms Swanson.

* On leave


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