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SENATE—ORDER OF CALL

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. 562—That the application of the standing orders, presidential rulings and past practices for the order of call to speak in debate (as outlined in the Procedure Committee's Second report of 1991) be updated by adding, "that the leader of a minority party, as defined by section 3 of the Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990, be given the call after an Opposition senator leading for the Opposition but before a leader of other non-government parties".

Question put.


The Senate divided—

AYES,9


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

NOES, 41


Senators—
AdamsCormannKroger (Teller)Pratt
BackCrossinLudwigSingh
BernardiEdwardsLundySinodinos
BilykEgglestonMadiganStephens
BirminghamFaulknerMarshallSterle
BoyceFawcettMcEwenThistlethwaite
Brown, CarolFeeneyMcKenzieUrquhart
CameronFifieldMcLucasXenophon
CarrFisherMoore
CashFurnerNash
ColbeckGallacherParry

Question negatived.