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Thursday, 1 November 2012
Page: 8771

Senator SIEWERT (Western AustraliaAustralian Greens Whip) (12:23): I move:

That the Senate—

(a) resolves that Newstart payments are too low and should increase by $50 per week; and

(b) calls on the Government to find an appropriate savings measure to fund this increase.

The PRESIDENT: The question is that the motion moved by Senator Siewert be agreed to.