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SENATE—QUESTION TIME—ALLOCATION OF QUESTIONS

The Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown), pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 319—That—

 (a) the questions in question time be allocated on an equal basis to all members, including the first question; and

 (b) an exception be made where any senator, or party, including the Government, asks the President for a less than equal allocation.

Question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES,9


Senators—
Brown, BobLudlamRhiannonWaters
Di NataleMilneSiewert (Teller)Wright
Hanson-Young

NOES, 42


Senators—
AbetzCrossinLudwigRyan
BernardiEdwardsLundyScullion
BilykEgglestonMadiganSingh
BoswellFaulknerMarshallStephens
Brown, CarolFawcettMcEwen (Teller)Sterle
BushbyFeeneyMcKenzieThistlethwaite
CameronFifieldMcLucasUrquhart
CashFisherMooreWilliams
ColbeckFurnerParryXenophon
ConroyGallacherPolley
CormannKrogerPratt

Question negatived.