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      9   DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE— maritime arrivals

The House was informed that Mr Morrison had proposed that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely, “The failure of the Government to take real action to address the historic level of irregular maritime arrivals to Australia”.

The proposed discussion having received the necessary support—

Mr Morrison addressed the House.

Discussion ensuing—

Member directed to leave

At 3.51 p.m. the Member for Cook (Mr Morrison) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for continuing to interject after a warning had been given from the Chair, and he accordingly left the Chamber.

Discussion continued.

Discussion concluded.