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FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES—NEWSTART

Senator Siewert, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 1008—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.

Question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES,9


Senators—
Di NataleRhiannonWatersWright
LudlamSiewert (Teller)Whish-WilsonXenophon
Milne

NOES, 45


Senators—
BackCrossinMadiganScullion
BernardiEdwardsMarshallSmith
BirminghamEgglestonMcEwenStephens
BishopFawcettMcKenzieSterle
BoswellFifieldMcLucasThistlethwaite
BrownFurnerMooreThorp
CameronGallacherNashUrquhart
Carr, KimHoggParryWilliams
CashHumphriesPayneWong
ColbeckKroger (Teller)Polley
CollinsLudwigPratt
CormannLundyRuston

Question negatived.