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     5 Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures) Bill 2015

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.


The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Mr Broadbent, in the Chair)—

AYES, 79

Mr Abbott

Mr Frydenberg

Mr McCormack

Ms F. M. Scott

Mr Alexander

Ms Gambaro

Mr Macfarlane

Mr Simpkins

Mr K. J. Andrews

Dr Gillespie

Mrs McNamara

Dr Southcott

Mrs K. L. Andrews

Mr Goodenough

Ms Marino

Dr Stone

Mr Baldwin

Mr Hastie

Mrs Markus

Mrs Sudmalis

Mr Billson

Mr Hawke

Mr Matheson

Mr Sukkar

Mrs B. K. Bishop

Ms Henderson

Mr Morrison

Mr Taylor

Ms J. I. Bishop

Dr Hendy

Mr Nikolic

Mr Tehan

Mr Briggs

Mr Hogan

Mr O’Dowd

Mr Truss

Mr Broad

Mr Howarth

Ms O’Dwyer

Mr Tudge

Mr Brough

Mr Hutchinson

Mr Pasin

Mr van Manen

Mr Buchholz

Mr Irons

Mr Porter

Mr Varvaris

Mr D. J. Chester

Dr Jensen

Mrs Prentice

Mr Vasta

Mr Christensen

Mr E. T. Jones

Ms Price

Mr Whiteley*

Mr Cobb

Mr Joyce

Mr Pyne

Mrs Wicks

Mr Coleman

Mr Kelly

Mr Ramsey

Mr Williams

Mr Coulton*

Mr Laming

Mr Robb

Mr Wilson

Mr Dutton

Ms M. L. Landry

Mr Wyatt Roy

Mr Wood

Mr Entsch

Mr C. A. Laundy

Mr Ruddock

Mr Wyatt

Mr Fletcher

Ms Ley

Mr B. C. Scott


NOES, 51

Mr Bandt

Ms Collins

Mr Hayes

Ms Parke

Ms Bird

Mr Conroy

Mr Husic

Mr Perrett

Mr Bowen

Mr Danby

Mr S. P. Jones

Ms Plibersek

Ms Brodtmann

Mr Dreyfus

Mr Katter

Mr Ripoll

Ms A. E. Burke

Mrs Elliot

Ms King

Ms Rishworth

Mr A. S. Burke

Ms Ellis

Dr Leigh

Ms Rowland

Mr M. C. Butler

Mr Feeney

Ms McGowan

Ms Ryan*

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Ferguson

Ms Macklin

Mr Thistlethwaite

Mr Byrne

Mr Fitzgibbon

Mr Marles

Mr Thomson

Dr Chalmers

Mr Giles

Mr Mitchell

Mr Watts

Ms L. M. Chesters

Mr Gray

Mr Neumann

Mr Wilkie

Mr Clare

Mr Griffin

Mr O’Connor

Mr Zappia

Ms Claydon

Ms Hall*

Ms O’Neil


* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative—bill read a second time.

Message from the Governor-General

Message No. 255, 15 October 2015, from His Excellency the Governor-General was announced recommending an appropriation for the purposes of the bill.

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.


Mr Porter (Minister for Social Services) presented a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the bill.

On the motion of Mr Porter, by leave, Government amendments (1) to (10) were made together.

Question—That the bill, as amended, be agreed to—put.

The House divided and only Mr Bandt and Mr Wilkie voting “No”, the Deputy Speaker (Mr Broadbent) declared the question resolved in the affirmative.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.

Consideration in detail concluded.

On the motion of Mr Porter, by leave, the bill was read a third time.