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Wednesday, 2 March 2016
Page: 1643


Senator McEWEN (South AustraliaOpposition Whip in the Senate) (16:25): At the request of Senator Collins, I move:

That that there be laid on the table by the Minister for Finance and the Special Minister of State, no later than 9.30 am on Thursday, 3 March 2016:

(a) documents recording all communications with the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) by:

(i) the Minister for Finance,

(ii) the Acting Special Minister of State,

(iii) the Special Minister of State, and

(iv) the Department of Finance;

relating to proposed changes to the Senate voting system, including the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill 2016, since 1 September 2015; and

(b) the minutes of all 'round table' meetings that have taken place in which the AEC participated.

Question agreed to.