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Thursday, 6 March 2014
Page: 1916


Mr PYNE (SturtLeader of the House and Minister for Education) (15:13): I wish to add to an answer I gave in question time with respect to the Leader of the Opposition's website—billshorten.com.au. I table the certificate from the registry portal of Whois Lookup, printed on 3 March 2014 this week, which shows that the Australian Workers Union is the registrant of billshorten.com.au.

The SPEAKER: The Manager of Opposition Business on a point of order?

Mr Burke: Yes, Madam Speaker, there was a new standing order added at the beginning of the life of this parliament, which stated that once a personal explanation—

The SPEAKER: Which one is it?

Mr Burke: had been given, if something that was false was repeated in the parliament, then it was open to the Speaker to intervene. This has not simply been repeated; it has been repeated immediately after it was established that it was false.

The SPEAKER: There is no point of order.