Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download PDFDownload PDF 

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment

    32  Wheat Export Marketing Amendment Bill 2012

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— And on the amendment moved thereto by Mr Cobb, viz.— That all words after “That” be omitted with a view to substituting the following words: “the House declines to give this bill a second reading and:

(1)    calls on the Government to extend the operation of Wheat Exports Australia for not less than six months after the resumption of the 44th Parliament to enable the government of the day to modify Wheat Exports Australia or replace it with a another body, to better represent the needs of the wheat industry; and

(2)    notes that the Coalition commits to a consultation process that will commence immediately and provide stakeholders with a forum to outline what wheat industry issues need to be addressed”—

Debate resumed.


Mr Gray (Special Minister of State), by leave, presented the following document:

Wheat Export Marketing Amendment Bill 2012—Letter from WA Liberal Party’s rural and regional policy committee to all WA Liberal MPs and Senators, 4 October 2012.

Debate continuing—


Mr McCormack, by leave, presented the following document:

Bill breaches government promise—Copy of article, The Land , 4 October 2012.

Debate continued.

Dr Leigh addressing the House—

It being 1.45 p.m., the debate was interrupted in accordance with standing order 43, Dr Leigh was granted leave to continue his speech when the debate is resumed, and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for a later hour this day.