Save Search

Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Current HansardDownload Current Hansard    View Or Save XMLView/Save XML

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment
Tuesday, 8 May 2012
Page: 4153


The DEPUTY SPEAKER ( Ms AE Burke ) (15:47): Mr Speaker has received letters from the honourable member for Fraser and the honourable member for Casey proposing that definite matters of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion today. As required by standing order 46(d), Mr Speaker has selected the matter which, in his opinion, is the most urgent and important; that is, that proposed by the honourable member for Fraser, namely:

The urgent need to return the budget to surplus, to invest in boosting productivity, and to provide open and transparent costings to the Australian people.

I call upon those members who approve of the proposed discussion to rise in their places.

More than the number of members required by the standing orders having risen in their places—