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ADMINISTRATION—GILLARD GOVERNMENT—ACHIEVEMENTS

Senator Back, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 761—That the Senate—

 (a) notes that:

  (i) the Prime Minister (Ms Gillard) said in the 2010 election campaign that achieving harmonised occupational health and safety laws was her greatest achievement, and

  (ii) harmonisation of occupational health and safety laws has not taken place; and

 (b) calls on the Prime Minister to advise the Australian people, in light of this, if the carbon tax is now her greatest achievement.

Question put.


The Senate divided—

AYES,27


Senators—
BackEgglestonKroger (Teller)Ronaldson
BirminghamFawcettMacdonaldRyan
BoswellFierravanti-WellsMasonScullion
BoyceFifieldMcKenzieSinodinos
BushbyHeffernanNashSmith
CashHumphriesParryWilliams
ColbeckJohnstonPayne

NOES, 32


Senators—
BilykFarrellLundyRhiannon
BishopFaulknerMarshallSingh
BrownFeeneyMcEwen (Teller)Stephens
CameronFurnerMcLucasSterle
CollinsGallacherMilneThistlethwaite
ConroyHanson-YoungMooreUrquhart
CrossinLudlamPolleyWong
Di NataleLudwigPrattWright

Question negatived.