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MIGRATION AMENDMENT (TEMPORARY SPONSORED VISAS) BILL 2013

A message from the House of Representatives was reported transmitting for the concurrence of the Senate the following bill:

 Message no. 736, dated 27 June 2013—A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958, and for related purposes.

The Minister for Sport (Senator Lundy) moved—That this bill may proceed without formalities and be now read a first time.

Question put and passed.

Bill read a first time.


Senator Lundy moved—That this bill be now read a second time.

Explanatory memorandum: Senator Lundy tabled a revised explanatory memorandum relating to the bill.

Debate ensued.

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

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

The Senate divided—

AYES, 37

Senators—

Bilyk

Bishop

Brown (Teller)

Cameron

Crossin

Di Natale

Farrell

Faulkner

Feeney

Furner

Gallacher

Hanson-Young

Hogg

Lines

Ludlam

Ludwig

Lundy

Madigan

Marshall

McEwen

McLucas

Milne

Moore

Polley

Pratt

Rhiannon

Siewert

Singh

Stephens

Sterle

Thistlethwaite

Thorp

Waters

Whish-Wilson

Wong

Wright

Xenophon

NOES, 29

Senators—

Abetz

Back

Bernardi

Birmingham

Bushby

Cash

Colbeck

Edwards

Eggleston

Fawcett

Fierravanti-Wells

Fifield

Heffernan

Humphries

Johnston

Joyce

Kroger (Teller)

Macdonald

Mason

McKenzie

Nash

Parry

Payne

Ronaldson

Ryan

Scullion

Sinodinos

Smith

Williams

Question agreed to.

Bill read a second time.

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

The Senate divided—

AYES,37


Senators—
BilykGallacherMcLucasThistlethwaite
BishopHanson-YoungMilneThorp
Brown (Teller)HoggMooreWaters
CameronLinesPolleyWhish-Wilson
CrossinLudlamPrattWong
Di NataleLudwigRhiannonWright
FarrellLundySiewertXenophon
FaulknerMadiganSingh
FeeneyMarshallStephens
FurnerMcEwenSterle

NOES, 29



Senators—
AbetzEgglestonKroger (Teller)Ryan
BackFawcettMacdonaldScullion
BernardiFierravanti-WellsMasonSinodinos
BirminghamFifieldMcKenzieSmith
BushbyHeffernanNashWilliams
CashHumphriesParry
ColbeckJohnstonPayne
EdwardsJoyceRonaldson

Question agreed to.

Bill read a third time.