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INDUSTRY—BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION SECTOR

Senator Ryan, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 756—That the Senate—

 (a) commends:

  (i) the Victorian Government on establishing a Code of Practice for the building and construction sector, and

  (ii) the Council of Australian Governments for agreeing that the heads of Treasuries conduct a review into the costs associated with construction projects; and

 (b) calls on the Federal Government to commit to taking the findings of any such report seriously.

Question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES,30


Senators—
BackEgglestonJoyceRonaldson
BernardiFawcettKroger (Teller)Ryan
BirminghamFierravanti-WellsMacdonaldScullion
BoswellFifieldMasonSinodinos
CashFisherMcKenzieSmith
ColbeckHeffernanNashXenophon
CormannHumphriesParry
EdwardsJohnstonPayne

NOES, 36



Senators—
BilykFarrellLundyRhiannon
Brown, CarolFaulknerMadiganSherry
CameronFeeneyMarshallSiewert
Carr, BobFurnerMcEwen (Teller)Singh
Carr, KimGallacherMcLucasSterle
CollinsHanson-YoungMilneThistlethwaite
ConroyHoggMooreWaters
CrossinLudlamPolleyWong
Di NataleLudwigPrattWright

Question negatived.

After 12.30 pm—