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AUSTRALIAN JOBS BILL 2013

Order of the day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Parliamentary Secretary for School Education and Workplace Relations (Senator Collins)—That this bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Limitation of debate: The time allotted for the consideration of this bill expired.

Question—That this bill be now read a second time—put and passed.

Bill read a second time.

The amendments circulated by the Australian Greens were withdrawn by leave.

The following amendments circulated by the Democratic Labor Party and Senator Xenophon were considered:

 Clause 8, page 12 (line 16), omit "$500 million", substitute "$20 million".

 Clause 36, page 33 (after line 37), at the end of the clause, add:

  (3) The project proponent must take all reasonable steps to ensure that goods or services provided by non-Australian entities do not contravene the anti-dumping and countervailing provisions set out in the Customs Act 1901 and any other relevant legislation.

 Clause 40, page 37 (after line 8), at the end of the clause, add:

  (3) The operator of the new relevant facility must take all reasonable steps to ensure that goods or services provided by non-Australian entities do not contravene the anti-dumping and countervailing provisions set out in the Customs Act 1901 and any other relevant legislation.


Question—That the amendments be agreed to—put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 2

Senators—

Madigan

Xenophon (Teller)

NOES, 43

Senators—

Back

Bilyk

Bishop

Boyce

Brown

Bushby

Cameron

Carr, Bob

Carr, Kim

Colbeck

Cormann

Crossin

Di Natale

Eggleston

Feeney

Fifield

Gallacher

Hanson-Young

Lines

Ludlam

Ludwig

Lundy

McEwen (Teller)

McKenzie

McLucas

Milne

Moore

Nash

Parry

Polley

Pratt

Rhiannon

Scullion

Siewert

Singh

Smith

Sterle

Thistlethwaite

Thorp

Urquhart

Waters

Whish-Wilson

Wright

Question negatived.

Question—That the remaining stages of this bill be agreed to and this bill be now passed—put and passed.

Bill read a third time.