Live Minutes

House of Representatives - Draft Minutes

These minutes are a draft record of the proceedings of the House of Representatives as they occur, and are subject to revision. The official record of proceedings is the Votes and Proceedings.

This site is updated every five minutes when the House is sitting. Regular refreshing of your screen will provide the latest proceedings through the day.

Draft minutes are also available for the Federation Chamber.


Related documents: Daily Program ("The Blue")  | Bills, including proposed amendments | Votes and Proceedings  | Notice Paper | Sitting calendar

Last updated: Thursday, 24 October 2019 at 5:18 PMNo updates available
Jump to current item before the House

Draft House Minutes

No. 27

Thursday, 24 October 2019

- 9:30:21 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.


- 9:31:38 AM

 2Official Development Assistance Multilateral Replenishment Obligations (Special Appropriation) Bill 2019

Mr Hawke (Minister for International Development and the Pacific) presented a Bill for an Act to appropriate money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for expenditure in relation to Australia’s official development assistance multilateral replenishment obligations, and for related purposes.

Document

Mr Hawke presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.

Bill read a first time.


- 9:32:08 AM

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


- 9:36:13 AM

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


- 9:36:25 AM

 3Implementation of the National Redress Scheme—Joint Select Committee—MEMBERSHIP

The House was informed that the Chief Opposition Whip had nominated Members to be members of the Joint Select Committee on Implementation of the National Redress Scheme.

Mr Tudge (Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure), by leave, moved—That Ms Claydon and Mr Dick be appointed members of the Joint Select Committee on Implementation of the National Redress Scheme.

Question—put and passed.


- 9:37:40 AM

 4Education Legislation Amendment (Tuition Protection and Other Measures) 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—And on the amendment moved thereto by Ms Kearney, viz.—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 notes that:

(1)the Government has:

(a)damaged the quality of Australia’s world-class higher education and vocational training system;

(b)cut funding to TAFE and training;

(c)let apprentice numbers fall; and

(d)presided over a national shortage in skilled tradespeople; and

(2)Australians deserve excellent TAFEs and universities and the Government has gutted both

Debate resumed.


Mr Tudge 9:37:59 AM.
- 9:39:35 AM

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.


- 9:39:45 AM

Division 96

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

AYES, 64

Mr Albanese

Mr Dreyfus

Ms M. M. H. King

Ms Rishworth†

Dr Aly

Mrs Elliot

Dr Leigh

Ms Rowland

Mr Bandt

Mr Fitzgibbon

Ms McBride

Ms Ryan*

Ms Bird

Dr Freelander

Mr Marles

Mr Shorten

Mr Bowen

Mr Georganas

Mr B. K. Mitchell

Mr D. P. B. Smith

Mr Burke

Mr Giles

Mr R. G. Mitchell

Mr Snowdon

Mr Burns

Mr Gorman

Dr Mulino

Ms Stanley*

Mr M. C. Butler

Mr Gosling

Ms Murphy

Ms Swanson

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Hayes

Mr Neumann

Ms Templeman

Mr Byrne

Mr Hill

Mr O’Connor

Mr Thistlethwaite

Dr Chalmers

Mr Husic

Ms O’Neil

Ms Thwaites

Ms L. M. Chesters

Mr Jones

Ms Owens

Mr Watts

Mr Clare

Ms Kearney

Ms Payne

Ms Wells

Ms Claydon

Mr Keogh

Mr Perrett

Mr Wilkie

Ms Collins

Mr Khalil

Mrs Phillips

Mr J. H. Wilson

Mr Dick

Ms C. F. King

Ms Plibersek

Mr Zappia

NOES, 76

Mr Alexander

Mr Frydenberg

Ms Liu

Mr Sharma

Dr Allen

Mr Gee

Mr McCormack

Mr Simmonds

Mr K. J. Andrews

Dr Gillespie

Mrs McIntosh

Ms Steggall

Mrs Archer

Mr Goodenough

Dr McVeigh

Mr Stevens

Ms Bell

Dr Haines

Mrs Marino

Mr Sukkar

Mr Broadbent

Ms Hammond

Dr Martin

Mr Taylor

Mr Buchholz

Mr Hastie

Mr Morrison

Mr Tehan

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Hawke

Mr Morton

Mr Thompson

Mr Coleman

Mr Hogan

Mr Ted O’Brien

Mr Tudge

Mr Conaghan

Mr Howarth

Mr L. S. O’Brien

Mr van Manen

Mr Connelly

Mr Hunt

Mr O’Dowd

Mr Wallace

Mr Coulton

Mr Irons

Mr Pasin

Dr Webster

Mr Drum*

Mr Joyce

Mr Pearce

Mrs Wicks

Mr Dutton

Mr C. Kelly

Mr Pitt

Mr R. J. Wilson

Mr Entsch

Mr Laming

Mr Porter

Mr T. R. Wilson

Mr Evans

Ms Landry

Ms Price

Mr Wood

Mr Falinski

Mr Leeser

Mr Ramsey*

Mr Wyatt

Mr Fletcher

Ms Ley

Mr Robert

Mr Young

Ms Flint

Mr Littleproud

Ms Sharkie

Mr Zimmerman

* Tellers

† Proxy

And so it was negatived.


- 9:47:35 AM

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


- 9:47:51 AM

Message from the Governor-General

Message No. 4113 September 2019, from His Excellency the Governor-General was announced recommending an appropriation for the purposes of the bill.


- 9:48:04 AM

On the motion of Mr Tudge (Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure)by leave, the bill was read a third time.


- 9:48:32 AM

 5Intelligence and Security—Parliamentary Joint Committee—REPORT—STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS

Mr Hastie (Chair) presented the following document:

Intelligence and Security—Parliamentary Joint CommitteeAdvisory report on the Identity-matching Services Bill 2019 and the Australian Passports Amendment (Identity-matching Services) Bill 2019Report, October 2019.

In accordance with standing order 39(e) the report was made a Parliamentary Paper.


Mr Hastie 9:48:51 AM. Mr Dreyfus 9:54:21 AM.
- 9:54:38 AM

Mr Hastie and Mr Dreyfus, by leave, made statements in connection with the report.


- 10:01:35 AM

 6 VET Student Loans (VSL Tuition Protection Levy) 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—


- 10:01:56 AM

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


- 10:02:17 AM

On the motion of Mr Tudge (Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure)by leave, the bill was read a third time.


- 10:02:37 AM

 7 Higher Education Support (HELP Tuition Protection Levy) 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—


- 10:02:55 AM

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


- 10:03:19 AM

On the motion of Mr Tudge (Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure)by leave, the bill was read a third time.


- 10:03:40 AM

 8 Currency (Restrictions on the Use of Cash) 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—


- 10:04:06 AM

Debate resumed by Mr Jones who 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)recognises the importance of cash for conducting transactions around Australia; and

(2)notes the concerns that have arisen in some parts of the community about the bill, in the context of the stagnating Australian economy under the Coalition Government”.

Debate ensued.


Mr Katter 10:19:35 AM. Mr Wilkie 10:34:51 AM. Ms Sharkie 10:49:56 AM. Ms Ley 10:56:07 AM.
- 10:57:47 AM

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.


- 10:57:55 AM

Division 97

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

AYES, 66

Mr Albanese

Mrs Elliot

Dr Leigh

Ms Rowland

Dr Aly

Mr Fitzgibbon

Ms McBride

Ms Ryan*

Mr Bandt

Dr Freelander

Mr Marles

Ms Sharkie

Ms Bird

Mr Georganas

Mr B. K. Mitchell

Mr Shorten

Mr Bowen

Mr Giles

Mr R. G. Mitchell

Mr D. P. B. Smith

Mr Burke

Mr Gorman

Dr Mulino

Mr Snowdon

Mr Burns

Mr Gosling

Ms Murphy

Ms Stanley*

Mr M. C. Butler

Mr Hayes

Mr Neumann

Ms Swanson

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Hill

Mr O’Connor

Ms Templeman

Mr Byrne

Mr Husic

Ms O’Neil

Mr Thistlethwaite

Dr Chalmers

Mr Jones

Ms Owens

Ms Thwaites

Ms L. M. Chesters

Mr Katter

Ms Payne

Mr Watts

Mr Clare

Ms Kearney

Mr Perrett

Ms Wells

Ms Claydon

Mr Keogh

Mrs Phillips

Mr Wilkie

Ms Collins

Mr Khalil

Ms Plibersek

Mr J. H. Wilson

Mr Dick

Ms C. F. King

Ms Rishworth

Mr Zappia

Mr Dreyfus

Ms M. M. H. King

NOES, 75

Mr Alexander

Mr Frydenberg

Ms Liu

Mr Simmonds

Dr Allen

Mr Gee

Mr McCormack

Ms Steggall

Mr K. J. Andrews

Dr Gillespie

Mrs McIntosh

Mr Stevens

Mrs Archer

Mr Goodenough

Dr McVeigh

Mr Sukkar

Ms Bell

Dr Haines

Mrs Marino

Mr Taylor

Mr Broadbent

Ms Hammond

Dr Martin

Mr Tehan

Mr Buchholz

Mr Hastie

Mr Morrison

Mr Thompson

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Hawke

Mr Morton

Mr Tudge

Mr Coleman

Mr Hogan

Mr Ted O’Brien

Mr van Manen

Mr Conaghan

Mr Howarth

Mr L. S. O’Brien

Mr Wallace

Mr Connelly

Mr Hunt

Mr O’Dowd

Dr Webster

Mr Coulton

Mr Irons

Mr Pasin

Mrs Wicks

Mr Drum*

Mr Joyce

Mr Pearce

Mr R. J. Wilson

Mr Dutton

Mr C. Kelly

Mr Pitt

Mr T. R. Wilson

Mr Entsch

Mr Laming

Mr Porter

Mr Wood

Mr Evans

Ms Landry

Ms Price

Mr Wyatt

Mr Falinski

Mr Leeser

Mr Ramsey*

Mr Young

Mr Fletcher

Ms Ley

Mr Robert

Mr Zimmerman

Ms Flint

Mr Littleproud

Mr Sharma

* Tellers

And so it was negatived.


- 11:05:27 AM

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


- 11:05:46 AM

Division  (This division is yet to be finalised and details are subject to change.)

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


- 11:07:02 AM

—bill read a second time.


- 11:07:25 AM

On the motion of Mr Robert (Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme)by leave, the bill was read a third time.


- 11:08:48 AM

 9 Treasury Laws Amendment (International Tax Agreements) 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—


- 11:09:04 AM

Debate resumed by Mr Jones who 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 recognises:

(1)the importance of Australia’s long-standing relationship with Israel; and

(2)the need to support cooperation between national tax authorities”.

Debate ensued.


Mr Falinski 11:12:03 AM. Mr Thistlethwaite 11:23:50 AM. Mr Burns 11:29:58 AM. Mr Robert 11:41:19 AM.
- 11:42:21 AM

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.


- 11:42:33 AM

Division 98

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

AYES, 62

Dr Aly

Mrs Elliot

Dr Leigh

Ms Rishworth

Mr Bandt

Mr Fitzgibbon

Ms McBride

Ms Rowland

Ms Bird

Dr Freelander

Mr Marles

Ms Ryan*

Mr Bowen

Mr Georganas

Mr B. K. Mitchell

Mr Shorten

Mr Burke

Mr Giles

Mr R. G. Mitchell

Mr D. P. B. Smith

Mr Burns

Mr Gorman

Dr Mulino

Mr Snowdon

Mr M. C. Butler

Mr Gosling

Ms Murphy

Ms Stanley*

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Hayes

Mr Neumann

Ms Swanson

Mr Byrne

Mr Hill

Mr O’Connor

Ms Templeman

Dr Chalmers

Mr Husic

Ms O’Neil

Mr Thistlethwaite

Ms L. M. Chesters

Mr Jones

Ms Owens

Ms Thwaites

Mr Clare

Ms Kearney

Ms Payne

Mr Watts

Ms Claydon

Mr Keogh

Mr Perrett

Ms Wells

Ms Collins

Mr Khalil

Mrs Phillips

Mr J. H. Wilson

Mr Dick

Ms C. F. King

Ms Plibersek

Mr Zappia

Mr Dreyfus

Ms M. M. H. King

NOES, 76

Mr Alexander

Mr Frydenberg

Ms Liu

Mr Sharma

Dr Allen

Mr Gee

Mr McCormack

Mr Simmonds

Mr K. J. Andrews

Dr Gillespie

Mrs McIntosh

Ms Steggall

Mrs Archer

Mr Goodenough

Dr McVeigh

Mr Stevens

Ms Bell

Dr Haines

Mrs Marino

Mr Sukkar

Mr Broadbent

Ms Hammond

Dr Martin

Mr Taylor

Mr Buchholz

Mr Hastie

Mr Morrison

Mr Tehan

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Hawke

Mr Morton

Mr Thompson

Mr Coleman

Mr Hogan

Mr Ted O’Brien

Mr Tudge

Mr Conaghan

Mr Howarth

Mr L. S. O’Brien

Mr van Manen

Mr Connelly

Mr Hunt

Mr O’Dowd

Mr Wallace

Mr Coulton

Mr Irons

Mr Pasin

Dr Webster

Mr Drum*

Mr Joyce

Mr Pearce

Mrs Wicks

Mr Dutton

Mr C. Kelly

Mr Pitt

Mr R. J. Wilson

Mr Entsch

Mr Laming

Mr Porter

Mr T. R. Wilson

Mr Evans

Ms Landry

Ms Price

Mr Wood

Mr Falinski

Mr Leeser

Mr Ramsey*

Mr Wyatt

Mr Fletcher

Ms Ley

Mr Robert

Mr Young

Ms Flint

Mr Littleproud

Ms Sharkie

Mr Zimmerman

* Tellers

And so it was negatived.


- 11:50:28 AM

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


- 11:51:02 AM

On the motion of Mr Robert (Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme)by leave, the bill was read a third time.


- 11:51:38 AM

 10 Customs Amendment (Product Specific Rule Modernisation) 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—


- 11:52:06 AM

Debate resumed by Ms M. M. H. King who 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:

(a)that the focus of the Government’s trade priorities in the short, medium, and long term should be to diversify Australia’s trading relationships in order to balance against further external economic shocks; and

(b)the government’s failure to allow the Productivity Commission to conduct independent modelling of bilateral trade agreements prior to ratification; and

(2)calls on the Government to:

(a)proactively engage with the Opposition on trade matters, maintaining bipartisanship in the trade portfolio in the face of increasing global economic uncertainty; and

(b)reaffirm Australia’s support for a multilateral trade system, including continuing engagement with international trade institutions such as the World Trade Organisation”.

Debate ensued.


Dr Leigh 12:07:33 PM. Mr Wood 12:18:10 PM.
- 12:20:05 PM

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.


- 12:20:17 PM

Division 99

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

AYES, 62

Mr Albanese

Mrs Elliot

Dr Leigh

Ms Rishworth†

Dr Aly

Mr Fitzgibbon

Ms McBride

Ms Rowland

Ms Bird

Dr Freelander

Mr Marles

Ms Ryan*

Mr Bowen

Mr Georganas

Mr B. K. Mitchell

Mr Shorten

Mr Burke

Mr Giles

Mr R. G. Mitchell

Mr D. P. B. Smith

Mr Burns

Mr Gorman

Dr Mulino

Mr Snowdon

Mr M. C. Butler

Mr Gosling

Ms Murphy

Ms Stanley*

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Hayes

Mr Neumann

Ms Swanson

Mr Byrne

Mr Hill

Mr O’Connor

Ms Templeman

Dr Chalmers

Mr Husic

Ms O’Neil

Mr Thistlethwaite

Ms L. M. Chesters

Mr Jones

Ms Owens

Ms Thwaites

Mr Clare

Ms Kearney

Ms Payne

Mr Watts

Ms Claydon

Mr Keogh

Mr Perrett

Ms Wells

Ms Collins

Mr Khalil

Mrs Phillips

Mr J. H. Wilson

Mr Dick

Ms C. F. King

Ms Plibersek

Mr Zappia

Mr Dreyfus

Ms M. M. H. King

NOES, 76

Mr Alexander

Mr Frydenberg

Ms Liu

Mr Sharma

Dr Allen

Mr Gee

Mr McCormack

Mr Simmonds

Mr K. J. Andrews

Dr Gillespie

Mrs McIntosh

Ms Steggall

Mrs Archer

Mr Goodenough

Dr McVeigh

Mr Stevens

Ms Bell

Dr Haines

Mrs Marino

Mr Sukkar

Mr Broadbent

Ms Hammond

Dr Martin

Mr Taylor

Mr Buchholz

Mr Hastie

Mr Morrison

Mr Tehan

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Hawke

Mr Morton

Mr Thompson

Mr Coleman

Mr Hogan

Mr Ted O’Brien

Mr Tudge

Mr Conaghan

Mr Howarth

Mr L. S. O’Brien

Mr van Manen

Mr Connelly

Mr Hunt

Mr O’Dowd

Mr Wallace

Mr Coulton

Mr Irons

Mr Pasin

Dr Webster

Mr Drum*

Mr Joyce

Mr Pearce

Mrs Wicks

Mr Dutton

Mr C. Kelly

Mr Pitt

Mr R. J. Wilson

Mr Entsch

Mr Laming

Mr Porter

Mr T. R. Wilson

Mr Evans

Ms Landry

Ms Price

Mr Wood

Mr Falinski

Mr Leeser

Mr Ramsey*

Mr Wyatt

Mr Fletcher

Ms Ley

Mr Robert

Mr Young

Ms Flint

Mr Littleproud

Ms Sharkie

Mr Zimmerman

* Tellers

† Proxy

And so it was negatived.


- 12:28:29 PM

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


- 12:28:56 PM

On the motion of Mr Wood (Assistant Minister for Customs, Community Safety and Multicultural Affairs)by leave, the bill was read a third time.


- 12:29:30 PM

 11 Education Legislation Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) 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—


- 12:29:43 PM

Debate resumed by Ms Plibersek who 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 notes that, under the Coalition Government, Australia’s higher education system is failing kids, workers and businesses, as demonstrated by:

(1)falling entrance marks for teaching degrees;

(2)the Government leaving behind our regions;

(3)a skills crisis where 150,000 apprentices and trainees have been lost and more than $3 billion has been cut from TAFE and training; and

(4)restricted access to university, with 200,000 Australians locked out of university, especially in the suburbs and the regions”.

Debate ensued.


Mr Hayes 1:00:07 PM. Mr Dick 1:15:14 PM.
- 1:29:51 PM

It being 1.30 pm, the debate was interrupted in accordance with standing order 43 and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for a later hour this day.


- 1:29:56 PM

 12MEMBERS’ STATEMENTS

Members’ statements being made


Ms Murphy 1:30:04 PM. Dr Allen 1:31:26 PM.
- 1:31:52 PM

Petition

Dr Allen presented the following petition approved by the Standing Committee on Petitions:

Australian trial of oral immunotherapy treatment for food allergies—7,265 petitioners.


- 1:32:42 PM

Members’ statements continued.


Mr Bowen 1:33:02 PM. Mr K. J. Andrews 1:34:45 PM. Ms Ryan 1:36:08 PM. Mrs Archer 1:37:41 PM. Mrs Phillips 1:39:10 PM. Ms Bell 1:40:45 PM. Mr Bandt 1:42:21 PM. Mr Leeser 1:43:50 PM. Mr Thistlethwaite 1:45:32 PM. Ms Flint 1:46:59 PM. Mr Watts 1:48:35 PM. Mr Connelly 1:50:09 PM. Ms L. M. Chesters 1:51:38 PM. Mr Conaghan 1:53:14 PM. Ms Templeman 1:54:44 PM. Mr Drum 1:56:21 PM. Ms Wells 1:57:57 PM. Mr Entsch 1:59:29 PM.
- 2:01:15 PM

 13QUESTIONS


- 2:01:24 PM

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


- 2:01:39 PM

 (2)Mr Zimmerman to Mr Morrison (Prime Minister)


- 2:04:54 PM

 (3)Mr Fitzgibbon to Mr McCormack (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development)


- 2:07:04 PM

 (4)Mr O’Dowd to Mr McCormack (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development)


- 2:10:34 PM

 (5)Mr Fitzgibbon to Mr Morrison (Prime Minister)


- 2:10:59 PM

 (6)Mr Wilkie to Mr Morrison (Prime Minister)


Mr Littleproud 2:12:30 PM.
- 2:13:36 PM

 (7)Mr Young to Mr Frydenberg (Treasurer)


- 2:17:02 PM

 (8)Dr Chalmers to Mr Frydenberg (Treasurer)


- 2:18:22 PM

 (9)Mr Wallace to Mr Hunt (Minister for Health)


- 2:21:45 PM

 (10)Mr D. P. B. Smith to Mr Morrison (Prime Minister)


Point of order, Mr Albanese. 2:23:37 PM. Mr Morrison 2:24:03 PM.
- 2:25:31 PM

 (11)Ms Flint to Mr Sukkar (Minister for Housing)


- 2:28:57 PM

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


- 2:29:37 PM

 (13)Dr Allen to Mr Coleman (Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs)


- 2:33:10 PM

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


- 2:33:52 PM

 (15)Mr Ted O’Brien to Mr Hawke (Minister for International Development and the Pacific)


- 2:37:31 PM

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


- 2:38:03 PM

 (17)Dr Webster to Mr Coulton (Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government)


- 2:41:59 PM

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


- 2:42:27 PM

 (19)Mr Hastie to Mr D. J. Chester (Minister for Veterans and Defence Personnel)


- 2:45:41 PM

Mr Albanese (Leader of the Opposition)by indulgence, added to the answer given by Mr Chester.


- 2:46:07 PM

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


- 2:47:23 PM

 (21)Ms Bell to Mr Dutton (Minister for Home Affairs)


- 2:54:18 PM

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


Point of order, Mr Porter. 2:55:15 PM. Point of order, Mr Burke. 2:56:03 PM. Mr Taylor 2:57:09 PM.
- 2:57:41 PM

 (23)Mr Alexander to Mr Porter (Attorney-General)


- 3:01:25 PM

Mr Burke (Manager of Opposition Business)sought leave to move a motion. Leave not granted..


- 3:02:53 PM

Suspension of standing orders moved

Mr Burke  moved—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the Member for Watson from moving the following motion immediately—That the House:

(1)notes the:

(a)Prime Minister’s statement in the House on Monday this week that “Whether they're politicians, journalists, public officials, anyone—there is no-one in this country who is above the law”;

(b)reported provision of a forged document to The Daily Telegraph by the Minister for Emissions Reduction in an attempt to influence the public duty of the Lord Mayor of Sydney;

(c)creation and/or knowing use of a forged document in an attempt to influence a public duty is a serious indictable offence under New South Wales law punishable by up to 10 years in prison;

(d)failure to report knowledge of a serious indictable offence is also an offence under New South Wales law punishable by up to two years in prison;

(e)Minister for Emissions Reduction has failed to explain his role in, or knowledge of, the creation and/or use of a forged document used in an attempt to influence the public duty of the Lord Mayor of Sydney; and

(f)Minister has refused to give straight answers to simple questions about these crimes, as if the public has no right to know; and

(2)having regard to the foregoing, calls on the Prime Minister to ask the New South Wales Police to investigate whether the Minister for Emissions Reduction has committed a crime.


- 3:04:36 PM

Closure of Member

Mr Porter (Leader of the House) moved—That the Member be no longer heard.

Question—put.


- 3:04:51 PM

Division 100

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

AYES, 73

Mr Alexander

Mr Frydenberg

Ms Liu

Mr Sharma

Dr Allen

Mr Gee

Mr McCormack

Mr Simmonds

Mr K. J. Andrews

Dr Gillespie

Mrs McIntosh

Mr Stevens

Mrs Archer

Mr Goodenough

Dr McVeigh

Mr Sukkar

Ms Bell

Ms Hammond

Mrs Marino

Mr Taylor

Mr Broadbent

Mr Hastie

Dr Martin

Mr Tehan

Mr Buchholz

Mr Hawke

Mr Morrison

Mr Thompson

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Hogan

Mr Morton

Mr Tudge

Mr Coleman

Mr Howarth

Mr Ted O’Brien

Mr van Manen

Mr Conaghan

Mr Hunt

Mr L. S. O’Brien

Mr Wallace

Mr Connelly

Mr Irons

Mr O’Dowd

Dr Webster

Mr Coulton

Mr Joyce

Mr Pasin

Mrs Wicks

Mr Drum*

Mr C. Kelly

Mr Pearce

Mr R. J. Wilson

Mr Dutton

Mr Laming

Mr Pitt

Mr T. R. Wilson

Mr Entsch

Ms Landry

Mr Porter

Mr Wood

Mr Evans

Mr Leeser

Ms Price

Mr Wyatt

Mr Falinski

Ms Ley

Mr Ramsey*

Mr Young

Mr Fletcher

Mr Littleproud

Mr Robert

Mr Zimmerman

Ms Flint

NOES, 66

Mr Albanese

Mr Dreyfus

Dr Leigh

Ms Ryan*

Dr Aly

Mrs Elliot

Ms McBride

Ms Sharkie

Mr Bandt

Mr Fitzgibbon

Mr Marles

Mr Shorten

Ms Bird

Dr Freelander

Mr B. K. Mitchell

Mr D. P. B. Smith

Mr Bowen

Mr Georganas

Mr R. G. Mitchell

Mr Snowdon

Mr Burke

Mr Giles

Dr Mulino

Ms Stanley*

Mr Burns

Mr Gosling

Mr Neumann

Ms Steggall

Mr M. C. Butler

Dr Haines

Mr O’Connor

Ms Swanson

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Hayes

Ms O’Neil

Ms Templeman

Mr Byrne

Mr Hill

Ms Owens

Mr Thistlethwaite

Dr Chalmers

Mr Husic

Ms Payne

Ms Thwaites

Ms L. M. Chesters

Mr Jones

Mr Perrett

Mr Watts

Mr Clare

Ms Kearney

Mrs Phillips

Ms Wells

Ms Claydon

Mr Keogh

Ms Plibersek

Mr Wilkie

Ms Collins

Mr Khalil

Ms Rishworth

Mr J. H. Wilson

Mr Conroy

Ms C. F. King

Ms Rowland

Mr Zappia

Mr Dick

Ms M. M. H. King

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.


- 3:11:39 PM

Mr M. C. Butler (seconder) addressing the House—


- 3:11:49 PM

Closure of Member

Mr Porter moved—That the Member be no longer heard.

Question—put.


- 3:11:52 PM

Division 101

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

AYES, 73

Mr Alexander

Mr Frydenberg

Ms Liu

Mr Sharma

Dr Allen

Mr Gee

Mr McCormack

Mr Simmonds

Mr K. J. Andrews

Dr Gillespie

Mrs McIntosh

Mr Stevens

Mrs Archer

Mr Goodenough

Dr McVeigh

Mr Sukkar

Ms Bell

Ms Hammond

Mrs Marino

Mr Taylor

Mr Broadbent

Mr Hastie

Dr Martin

Mr Tehan

Mr Buchholz

Mr Hawke

Mr Morrison

Mr Thompson

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Hogan

Mr Morton

Mr Tudge

Mr Coleman

Mr Howarth

Mr Ted O’Brien

Mr van Manen

Mr Conaghan

Mr Hunt

Mr L. S. O’Brien

Mr Wallace

Mr Connelly

Mr Irons

Mr O’Dowd

Dr Webster

Mr Coulton

Mr Joyce

Mr Pasin

Mrs Wicks

Mr Drum*

Mr C. Kelly

Mr Pearce

Mr R. J. Wilson

Mr Dutton

Mr Laming

Mr Pitt

Mr T. R. Wilson

Mr Entsch

Ms Landry

Mr Porter

Mr Wood

Mr Evans

Mr Leeser

Ms Price

Mr Wyatt

Mr Falinski

Ms Ley

Mr Ramsey*

Mr Young

Mr Fletcher

Mr Littleproud

Mr Robert

Mr Zimmerman

Ms Flint

NOES, 66

Mr Albanese

Mr Dreyfus

Dr Leigh

Ms Ryan*

Dr Aly

Mrs Elliot

Ms McBride

Ms Sharkie

Mr Bandt

Mr Fitzgibbon

Mr Marles

Mr Shorten

Ms Bird

Dr Freelander

Mr B. K. Mitchell

Mr D. P. B. Smith

Mr Bowen

Mr Georganas

Mr R. G. Mitchell

Mr Snowdon

Mr Burke

Mr Giles

Dr Mulino

Ms Stanley*

Mr Burns

Mr Gosling

Mr Neumann

Ms Steggall

Mr M. C. Butler

Dr Haines

Mr O’Connor

Ms Swanson

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Hayes

Ms O’Neil

Ms Templeman

Mr Byrne

Mr Hill

Ms Owens

Mr Thistlethwaite

Dr Chalmers

Mr Husic

Ms Payne

Ms Thwaites

Ms L. M. Chesters

Mr Jones

Mr Perrett

Mr Watts

Mr Clare

Ms Kearney

Mrs Phillips

Ms Wells

Ms Claydon

Mr Keogh

Ms Plibersek

Mr Wilkie

Ms Collins

Mr Khalil

Ms Rishworth

Mr J. H. Wilson

Mr Conroy

Ms C. F. King

Ms Rowland

Mr Zappia

Mr Dick

Ms M. M. H. King

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.


- 3:14:16 PM

Debate ensued.


- 3:14:19 PM

Mr Marles addressing the House—


- 3:14:27 PM

Closure

Mr Porter  moved—That the question be now put.

Question—That the question be now put—put.


- 3:14:30 PM

Division 102

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

AYES, 73

Mr Alexander

Mr Frydenberg

Ms Liu

Mr Sharma

Dr Allen

Mr Gee

Mr McCormack

Mr Simmonds

Mr K. J. Andrews

Dr Gillespie

Mrs McIntosh

Mr Stevens

Mrs Archer

Mr Goodenough

Dr McVeigh

Mr Sukkar

Ms Bell

Ms Hammond

Mrs Marino

Mr Taylor

Mr Broadbent

Mr Hastie

Dr Martin

Mr Tehan

Mr Buchholz

Mr Hawke

Mr Morrison

Mr Thompson

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Hogan

Mr Morton

Mr Tudge

Mr Coleman

Mr Howarth

Mr Ted O’Brien

Mr van Manen

Mr Conaghan

Mr Hunt

Mr L. S. O’Brien

Mr Wallace

Mr Connelly

Mr Irons

Mr O’Dowd

Dr Webster

Mr Coulton

Mr Joyce

Mr Pasin

Mrs Wicks

Mr Drum*

Mr C. Kelly

Mr Pearce

Mr R. J. Wilson

Mr Dutton

Mr Laming

Mr Pitt

Mr T. R. Wilson

Mr Entsch

Ms Landry

Mr Porter

Mr Wood

Mr Evans

Mr Leeser

Ms Price

Mr Wyatt

Mr Falinski

Ms Ley

Mr Ramsey*

Mr Young

Mr Fletcher

Mr Littleproud

Mr Robert

Mr Zimmerman

Ms Flint

NOES, 66

Mr Albanese

Mr Dreyfus

Dr Leigh

Ms Ryan*

Dr Aly

Mrs Elliot

Ms McBride

Ms Sharkie

Mr Bandt

Mr Fitzgibbon

Mr Marles

Mr Shorten

Ms Bird

Dr Freelander

Mr B. K. Mitchell

Mr D. P. B. Smith

Mr Bowen

Mr Georganas

Mr R. G. Mitchell

Mr Snowdon

Mr Burke

Mr Giles

Dr Mulino

Ms Stanley*

Mr Burns

Mr Gosling

Mr Neumann

Ms Steggall

Mr M. C. Butler

Dr Haines

Mr O’Connor

Ms Swanson

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Hayes

Ms O’Neil

Ms Templeman

Mr Byrne

Mr Hill

Ms Owens

Mr Thistlethwaite

Dr Chalmers

Mr Husic

Ms Payne

Ms Thwaites

Ms L. M. Chesters

Mr Jones

Mr Perrett

Mr Watts

Mr Clare

Ms Kearney

Mrs Phillips

Ms Wells

Ms Claydon

Mr Keogh

Ms Plibersek

Mr Wilkie

Ms Collins

Mr Khalil

Ms Rishworth

Mr J. H. Wilson

Mr Conroy

Ms C. F. King

Ms Rowland

Mr Zappia

Mr Dick

Ms M. M. H. King

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.


- 3:17:05 PM

And the question—That the motion for the suspension of standing orders be agreed tobeing accordingly put


- 3:17:15 PM

Division 103

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

AYES, 66

Mr Albanese

Mr Dreyfus

Dr Leigh

Ms Ryan*

Dr Aly

Mrs Elliot

Ms McBride

Ms Sharkie

Mr Bandt

Mr Fitzgibbon

Mr Marles

Mr Shorten

Ms Bird

Dr Freelander

Mr B. K. Mitchell

Mr D. P. B. Smith

Mr Bowen

Mr Georganas

Mr R. G. Mitchell

Mr Snowdon

Mr Burke

Mr Giles

Dr Mulino

Ms Stanley*

Mr Burns

Mr Gosling

Mr Neumann

Ms Steggall

Mr M. C. Butler

Dr Haines

Mr O’Connor

Ms Swanson

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Hayes

Ms O’Neil

Ms Templeman

Mr Byrne

Mr Hill

Ms Owens

Mr Thistlethwaite

Dr Chalmers

Mr Husic

Ms Payne

Ms Thwaites

Ms L. M. Chesters

Mr Jones

Mr Perrett

Mr Watts

Mr Clare

Ms Kearney

Mrs Phillips

Ms Wells

Ms Claydon

Mr Keogh

Ms Plibersek

Mr Wilkie

Ms Collins

Mr Khalil

Ms Rishworth

Mr J. H. Wilson

Mr Conroy

Ms C. F. King

Ms Rowland

Mr Zappia

Mr Dick

Ms M. M. H. King

NOES, 73

Mr Alexander

Mr Frydenberg

Ms Liu

Mr Sharma

Dr Allen

Mr Gee

Mr McCormack

Mr Simmonds

Mr K. J. Andrews

Dr Gillespie

Mrs McIntosh

Mr Stevens

Mrs Archer

Mr Goodenough

Dr McVeigh

Mr Sukkar

Ms Bell

Ms Hammond

Mrs Marino

Mr Taylor

Mr Broadbent

Mr Hastie

Dr Martin

Mr Tehan

Mr Buchholz

Mr Hawke

Mr Morrison

Mr Thompson

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Hogan

Mr Morton

Mr Tudge

Mr Coleman

Mr Howarth

Mr Ted O’Brien

Mr van Manen

Mr Conaghan

Mr Hunt

Mr L. S. O’Brien

Mr Wallace

Mr Connelly

Mr Irons

Mr O’Dowd

Dr Webster

Mr Coulton

Mr Joyce

Mr Pasin

Mrs Wicks

Mr Drum*

Mr C. Kelly

Mr Pearce

Mr R. J. Wilson

Mr Dutton

Mr Laming

Mr Pitt

Mr T. R. Wilson

Mr Entsch

Ms Landry

Mr Porter

Mr Wood

Mr Evans

Mr Leeser

Ms Price

Mr Wyatt

Mr Falinski

Ms Ley

Mr Ramsey*

Mr Young

Mr Fletcher

Mr Littleproud

Mr Robert

Mr Zimmerman

Ms Flint

* Tellers

And so it was negatived.


- 3:21:26 PM

Questions without notice continued.


- 3:22:51 PM

 (24)Mr Thompson to Mr Morrison (Prime Minister)


- 3:26:27 PM

 14MINISTRY—DOCUMENT

Mr Morrison (Prime Minister) presented the following document: Second Morrison Ministry, 29 May 2019.


- 3:26:46 PM

Mr A. D. H. Smith (Speaker)made a statement in relation to the upcoming retirement of Trish Bicket.


- 3:29:14 PM

 15DOCUMENTS 

The following documents were presented: 

*Aboriginal Hostels Limited—Report for 2018-19.

*Australian Digital Health Agency—Report for 2018-19.

*Australian Institute of Health and Welfare—Report for 2018-19.

*Department of Health—Report for 2018-19.

Health, Aged Care and Sport—House of Representatives Standing Committee—Report on the inquiry into the quality of care in aged care facilities in Australia—Government response, October 2019.

Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015—Report on the financial assistance to support the Australian Medical Research and Innovation Priorities for 2016-18.

*National Film and Sound Archive—Report for 2018-19.

*National Mental Health Commission—Report for 2018-19.

*National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA)—Report for 2018-19—Addendum.

*North Queensland Livestock Industry Recovery Agency—Report for 2018-19.

*Superannuation Complaints Tribunal—Report for 2018-19.

*The documents were made Parliamentary Papers.


- 3:29:27 PM

 16Leave of absence to Member

Mr Burke (Manager of Opposition Business) moved—That leave of absence from 25 November 2019 until 2 April 2020 be given to Ms L. M. Chesters, for parental leave purposes.


- 3:29:42 PM

Question—put and passed.


- 3:30:09 PM

 17DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE—Economy

The House was informed that Mr O’Connor had proposed that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely, “The failure of the Morrison Government to acknowledge and address structural problems in the economy including record high underemployment and record low wage growth”.


- 3:30:20 PM

The proposed discussion having received the necessary support—


- 3:30:26 PM

Mr O’Connor addressed the House.


- 3:30:32 PM

Discussion ensued.


Mr Coulton 3:40:31 PM. Ms L. M. Chesters 3:50:40 PM. Mr Morton 3:55:47 PM.
- 4:00:55 PM

Discussion concluded.


- 4:01:00 PM

 18Road Safety—Joint Select Committee—MEMBERSHIP

The House was informed that the Chief Government Whip had nominated Members to be members of the Joint Select Committee on Road Safety.

Mr Coulton (Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government), by leave, moved—That Mr BroadbentMr Conaghan, Mr L. S. O’Brien and Mr R. J. Wilson be appointed members of the Joint Select Committee on Road Safety.


- 4:01:28 PM

Question—put and passed.


- 4:01:36 PM

 19 Civil Aviation Amendment Bill 2019

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


- 4:01:47 PM

Document

Mr Gee presented an explanatory memorandum to the bill.


- 4:02:00 PM

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


- 4:04:07 PM

Debate ensued.


Ms C. F. King 4:04:10 PM.
- 4:08:55 PM

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


- 4:09:18 PM

On the motion of Mr Gee (Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister)by leave, the bill was read a third time.


- 4:09:42 PM

 20Education Legislation Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) 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—And on the amendment moved thereto by Ms Plibersek (see item No. 11, page 401)


- 4:10:11 PM

Amendment negatived.


- 4:10:32 PM

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


- 4:10:59 PM

Message from the Governor-General

Message No. 4215 October 2019, from His Excellency the Governor-General was announced recommending an appropriation for the purposes of the bill.


- 4:11:10 PM

On the motion of Mr Gee (Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister)by leave, the bill was read a third time.


- 4:12:28 PM

Quorum calledMr Hayes.


- 4:15:13 PM

Quorum formed.


- 4:15:21 PM

 21PROGRAM OF SITTINGS FOR 2020—DOCUMENT

Mr Porter (Leader of the House) presented the following document:

Parliamentary sittings 2020.


- 4:15:33 PM

Mr Porterby leave, moved—That the program of sittings for 2020 be agreed to.


- 4:15:46 PM

Question—put and passed.


- 4:16:00 PM

 22 Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Building on the Child Care Package) 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 van Manen 4:16:14 PM.
- 4:29:33 PM

 23ADJOURNMENT

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

Debate ensued.


Mr M. C. Butler 4:29:40 PM. Ms Hammond 4:34:27 PM. Ms T. M. Butler 4:39:34 PM. Mr Goodenough 4:44:32 PM. Mr Byrne 4:50:16 PM. Dr Gillespie 4:55:14 PM.
- 5:00:26 PM

The House continuing to sit until 5 pm—The Speaker adjourned the House until 10 am on Monday, 25 November 2019.


- 5:00:30 PM

DOCUMENTS 

 The following documents were deemed to have been presented on 24 October 2019 (An explanatory statement has been presented with each instrument unless otherwise indicated by an asterisk)

 Australian Research Council Act 2001

Grant Guidelines for the Discovery Program (2019 edition) [F2019L01372].

Grant Guidelines for the Linkage Program (2019 edition) Industrial Transformation Research Program [F2019L01371].

Health Insurance Act 1973—Health Insurance (Section 3COther Medical Practitioner and Telehealth) Amendment (Australian Statistical Geography Standard) Determination 2019 [F2019L01367].

Migration Act 1958—Migration Regulations 1994—Migration (LIN 19/198: Evidence of financial capacitySubclass 500 Visa and Subclass 590 Visa) Instrument 2019 [F2019L01366].

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007—National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Regulations 2008—National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Auditor Registration) Instrument 2019 [F2019L01368].

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018—National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Assessment Framework Amendment (Categories of abuse) Declaration 2019 [F2019L01369].

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989—Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Amendment (Methyl Bromide, Fire Protection and Other Measures) Regulations 2018 [F2018L01730]—Replacement explanatory statement.

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986—Amendment Statement of Principles concerning Ross River virus infection (Reasonable Hypothesis)—No. 103 of 2019 [F2019L01370].


- 5:00:37 PM

ATTENDANCE

All Members attended (at some time during the sitting) except Mrs K. L. AndrewsMs Burney*Mr Champion*Mr ChristensenMs Coker*Dr M. J. KellyMs Vamvakinou and *Mr Vasta.

* On leave


Top