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25       Routine of business—Variation

The Minister for Finance (Senator Cormann), by leave, moved—That:

(a)              if by 2 pm on Thursday, 18 June 2020, the following bills have not been finally considered:

National Skills Commissioner Bill 2020

Health Insurance Amendment (Continuing the Office of the National Rural Health Commissioner) Bill 2020

Treasury Laws Amendment (2020 Measures No. 3) Bill 2020

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Amendment (APRA Industry Funding) Bill 2020 and six related bills

Education Legislation Amendment (2020 Measures No. 1) Bill 2020

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020

Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2020 Measures No. 1) Bill 2020

(b)              the routine of business from not later than 3.30 pm shall be consideration of the bills listed above only, and the questions on all remaining stages shall be put without debate;

(c)              paragraph (b) of this order shall operate as a limitation of debate under standing order 142;

(d)             divisions may take place after 4.30 pm for the purposes of the bills only; and

(e)              following the conclusion of consideration of the bills, the Senate shall return to the routine of business.

The Leader of the Australian Greens in the Senate (Senator Waters) moved the following amendment:

At the end of the list of bills in paragraph (a), add: “Coronavirus Economic Support and Recovery (No-one Left Behind) Bill 2020”.

Closure : Senator Cormann moved—That the question be now put.

Question—That the question on the amendment be now put—put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 30

Senators—

Abetz

Davey

McDonald

Rennick

Antic

Duniam

McKenzie

Ruston

Askew

Fierravanti-Wells

McLachlan

Ryan

Brockman*

Gallagher

Molan

Scarr

Canavan

Henderson

O’Sullivan

Smith, Dean

Chandler

Hughes

Paterson

Urquhart

Colbeck

Hume

Payne

Van

Cormann

McCarthy

 

 

 

NOES, 8

Senators—

Di Natale

Hanson-Young

Rice

Waters

Faruqi

McKim

Siewert*

Whish-Wilson

* Tellers

Question agreed to.

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put and negatived.

Closure : Senator Cormann moved—That the question on the motion be now put.

Question—That the question be now put—put and passed.

Main question put and passed.

Senator Cormann moved— That—

(a)              the following government business orders of the day be considered from 12.45 pm today:

No. 4   Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Amendment (APRA Industry Funding) Bill 2020 and six related bills

Education Legislation Amendment (2020 Measures No. 1) Bill 2020

No. 5   Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Bill 2020

No. 6   Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2020 Measures No. 1) Bill 2020; and

(b)              government business be called on after consideration of the bills listed in paragraph (a) and considered till not later than 2 pm today.

Question put and passed.