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Monday, 19 March 2018
Page: 1518


Senator WONG (South AustraliaLeader of the Opposition in the Senate) (20:47): It is the case there is a convention around recommittal. The expectation would be that there would be an explanation to the chamber as to the reasons for nonattendance and an indication as to voting positions such that the will of the chamber would have been different had the senators actually been present, so we await that.