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      3   Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2009-2010—budget debate

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the question—That the bill be now read a second time—

Debate resumed.

Question—put and passed—Bill read a second time.

Consideration in detail


Ordered—That the proposed expenditure for the services in Schedule 1 be considered in the following order:

Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Portfolio;

Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government Portfolio;

Health and Ageing Portfolio;

Foreign Affairs and Trade Portfolio;

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Portfolio;

Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts Portfolio;

Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Portfolio;

Human Services Portfolio;

Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Portfolio;

Defence Portfolio;

Resources, Energy and Tourism Portfolio;

Immigration and Citizenship Portfolio;

Attorney-General’s Portfolio;

Innovation, Industry, Science and Research Portfolio;

Finance and Deregulation Portfolio;

Treasury Portfolio; and

Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio.

Proposed expenditures—

Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Portfolio, $7,601,757,000——debated and agreed to.

Debate adjourned (Ms Jackson), and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.




Suspension of meeting

At 6.27 p.m., the Deputy Speaker left the Chair.

Resumption of meeting

At 6.40 p.m., the Deputy Speaker resumed the Chair.