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   11   QUESTIONS

Questions without notice being asked—

Member directed to leave

At 2.36 pm the Member for Moreton ( Mr Perrett ) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for interjecting and he accordingly left the Chamber.

Questions without notice continuing—

Member directed to leave

At 2.38 pm the Member for Gellibrand ( Mr Watts ) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for interjecting and he accordingly left the Chamber.

Questions without notice continuing—

Member directed to leave

At 2.49 pm the Member for Fenner ( Dr Leigh ) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for continuing to interject after a warning had been given by the Chair and he accordingly left the Chamber.

Questions without notice continuing—

 

 

Suspension of standing orders moved

Mr Shorten (Leader of the Opposition) moved—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the Member for Maribyrnong from moving the following motion forthwith—That the House:

(1)        notes:

(a)        unless this Parliament acts, the decision to cut the Sunday penalty rates of nearly 700,000 Australian workers will come into force as early as 1 July this year;

(b)        on Monday, the Labor Party sought to introduce legislation to stop this pay cut;

(c)        on Tuesday, the Prime Minister said he supported the decision to cut penalty rates;

(d)        the Prime Minister has been willing to legislate when he has objected to past decisions of Australian courts, tribunals and commissions including;

                                                   (i)       legislating to overturn a Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal decision;

                                                 (ii)       legislating to pre-empt a Fair Work Commission decision about the Country Fire Authority; and

                                               (iii)       introducing legislation to overturn a decision of the Full Bench of the Federal Court about Native Title;

(e)        the Prime Minister has the power to stop these pay cuts for nearly 700,000 Australians; and

(f)         under the Turnbull Government, when companies receive record profits, they get a tax cut, and when wages flatline, workers get a pay cut;

(2)        calls on the Government to legislate to prevent the pay cut from going ahead; and

(3)        agrees therefore, to suspend so much of standing orders as would prevent the Leader of the Opposition immediately introducing the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Take Home Pay) Bill 2017, the bill being given priority over all business for passage through all stages without interruption, and if consideration of the bill has not concluded by 3.30 pm today, any necessary questions to complete consideration of the bill being put without delay.

Member directed to leave

At 3.03 pm the Member for McEwen ( Mr R. G. Mitchell ) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for continuing to interject after a warning had been given by the Chair and he accordingly left the Chamber.

Debate continuing—

Member directed to leave

At 3.07 pm the Member for Kingston ( Ms Rishworth ) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for continuing to interject after a warning had been given by the Chair and she accordingly left the Chamber.

Debate continued.

The time allowed by standing order 1 for debate on the motion having expired—

Question—put.

The House divided (the Speaker, Mr A. D. H. Smith, in the Chair)—

AYES, 65

Mr Albanese

Mr Danby

Mr Jones

Ms O’Neil

Dr Aly

Mr Dick

Mr Katter

Ms O’Toole

Mr Bandt

Mr Dreyfus

Ms Keay

Ms Owens

Ms Bird

Mrs Elliot

Dr M. J. Kelly

Ms Plibersek

Mr Bowen

Ms Ellis

Mr Keogh

Ms Ryan*

Ms Brodtmann

Mr Feeney

Mr Khalil

Mr Shorten

Mr Burke

Mr Fitzgibbon

Ms C. F. King

Mr Snowdon

Ms Burney

Dr Freelander*

Ms M. M. H. King

Ms Stanley

Mr M. C. Butler

Mr Georganas

Ms Lamb

Mr Swan

Ms T. M. Butler

Mr Giles

Ms McBride

Ms Swanson

Mr Byrne

Mr Gosling

Ms McGowan

Ms Templeman

Mr Champion

Mr Hammond

Ms Macklin

Mr Thistlethwaite

Ms L. M. Chesters

Mr Hart

Mr Marles

Ms Vamvakinou

Mr Clare

Mr Hill

Mr B. K. Mitchell

Mr Wilkie

Ms Claydon

Ms Husar

Mr Neumann

Mr J. H. Wilson

Ms Collins

Mr Husic

Mr O’Connor

Mr Zappia

Mr Conroy

 

 



 

NOES, 71

Mr Abbott

Mr Fletcher

Ms M. L. Landry

Mr Pyne

Mr Alexander

Ms Flint

Mr C. A. S. Laundy

Mr Ramsey*

Mrs K. L. Andrews

Mr Frydenberg

Mr Leeser

Mr Robert

Mr K. J. Andrews

Mr Gee

Ms Ley

Mrs Sudmalis

Ms Banks

Dr Gillespie

Mr Littleproud

Mr Sukkar

Ms Bishop

Mr Goodenough

Mr McCormack

Mr Taylor

Mr Broad

Mr Hartsuyker

Dr McVeigh

Mr Tehan

Mr Buchholz

Mr Hastie

Ms Marino

Mr Tudge

Mr D. J. Chester

Mr Hawke

Mr Morrison

Mr Turnbull

Mr Christensen*

Ms Henderson

Mr Morton

Mr van Manen

Mr Ciobo

Mr Hogan

Mr Ted O’Brien

Mr Vasta

Mr Coleman

Mr Howarth

Mr L. S. O’Brien

Mr Wallace

Mr Coulton

Mr Hunt

Mr O’Dowd

Mrs Wicks

Mr Crewther

Mr Irons

Ms O’Dwyer

Mr R. J. Wilson

Mr Drum

Mr Joyce

Mr Pasin

Mr T. R. Wilson

Mr Dutton

Mr Keenan

Mr Pitt

Mr Wood

Mr Entsch

Mr C. Kelly

Mr Porter

Mr Wyatt

Mr Evans

Mr Laming

Mrs Prentice

 

* Tellers

And so it was negatived.

 

 

Questions without notice concluded.