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Wednesday, 31 October 2012
Page: 12817


Mr MORRISON (Cook) (15:10): Madam Speaker, I seek to make a personal explanation.

The SPEAKER: Does the member for Cook claim to have been misrepresented?

Mr MORRISON: I do.

The SPEAKER: The member for Cook has the call.

Mr MORRISON: Earlier today the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship said in this place, 'It was the opposition who said—I remember the shadow minister for immigration saying that it'—meaning Nauru—'would cost $10 million.' That is a complete falsehood. As the minister would know, the policy we released in January said that 1,350 beds—

The SPEAKER: The member for Cook has pointed out where he has been misrepresented.