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Draft Federation Chamber Minutes

No. 55

Thursday, 14 May 2020

- 10:00:07 AM

 1In accordance with the resolution agreed to on 12 May 2020, the Federation Chamber met at 10 am.

- 10:00:11 AM


Members’ constituency statements being made—

Mr Keogh 10:00:17 AM. Mrs Archer 10:03:09 AM. Mr Jones 10:06:11 AM.
- 10:07:26 AM

Suspension of meeting

At 10.07 am, a division having been called in the House, the proceedings were suspended.

- 10:16:15 AM

Resumption of meeting

At 10.16 am, the proceedings were resumed.

- 10:16:17 AM

Members’ constituency statements continued.

Mr Jones (in continuation),  10:16:19 AM. Mr Christensen 10:18:06 AM. Mr Husic 10:21:09 AM. Ms Bell 10:23:56 AM. Ms C. F. King 10:27:04 AM. Mr Conaghan 10:30:11 AM. Mr Dreyfus 10:33:02 AM. Mr Vasta 10:35:52 AM.
- 10:38:23 AM

 3Australia’s COVID-19 health response—Ministerial statementMOTION TO TAKE NOTE OF DOCUMENT

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the motion of Mr Littleproud—That the House take note of the document (presented on 13 May 2020), viz.

Australia’s COVID-19 health response—Statement by the Minister for Health, Greg Hunt MP, 13 May 2020

Debate resumed.

Mr Howarth 10:38:32 AM. Mr Hayes 10:48:38 AM. Mr Simmonds 10:58:46 AM.
- 11:01:00 AM

Suspension of meeting

At 11.01 am, a division having been called in the House, the proceedings were suspended.

- 11:11:36 AM

Resumption of meeting

At 11.11 am, the proceedings were resumed.

- 11:11:38 AM

Debate continued.

Mr Simmonds (in continuation),  11:11:39 AM. Mr Burns 11:19:36 AM. Mr Leeser 11:29:41 AM. Ms Templeman 11:39:39 AM. Dr Allen 11:49:50 AM. Mr Zappia 11:59:58 AM. Mrs Archer 12:10:13 PM. Mr Snowdon 12:17:28 PM.
- 12:27:46 PM

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

- 12:27:58 PM


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

Debate ensued.

Mr Connelly 12:28:32 PM. Mrs Phillips 12:33:19 PM. Mr Entsch 12:38:11 PM. Mr Bandt 12:43:02 PM. Dr Gillespie 12:48:07 PM. Mr Perrett 12:53:14 PM.
- 12:58:23 PM

Question—put and passed.

At 12.58 pm, the Deputy Speaker adjourned the Federation Chamber until 4 pm on Tuesday, 11 August 2020.