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AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION BILL 1983

The Senate, according to Order, resolved itself into Committee for the further consideration of the Bill.

In the Committee

Consideration resumed of clause 82, as amended, and of the amendments moved thereto by Senator Harradine (See item 16)-

Question-That the words proposed to be inserted be inserted (amendment No. 1, proposed paragraph (d))-put and negatived.

Question-That the words proposed to be left out be left out (amendment No. 2)- put and negatived.

Debate continued.

Senator Harradine, by leave, withdrew amendment No. 4.

Debate continued.

Question-That the words proposed to be added be added (amendment No. 3)-put.

The Committee divided-

AYES, 24

Senators- Bjelke-Petersen Boswell Carrick, Sir John Chaney Collard Crichton-Browne Durack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Harradine Hill Jessop Kilgariff Lajovic Lewis MacGibbon Messner Rae, Peter Reid (Teller) Scott Teague Walters Watson Withers

NOES, 30

Senators- Button Childs Chipp Coates Coleman Collard Cook Crowley Elstob Evans, Gareth Evans, Jack Foreman Gietzelt Giles Grimes Haines McClelland McIntosh (Teller) Maguire

Mason

Primmer

Ray, Robert

Reynolds

Richardson

Robertson

Ryan

Sibraa

Tate

Walsh

Zakharov

Amendment negatived accordingly.

Clause 82, as amended, agreed to.

Remainder of Bill, by leave, taken as a whole and agreed to.

Bill to be reported with amendments.

The President resumed the Chair; and the Chairman of Committees (Senator Hamer) reported accordingly.

On the motion of the Minister for Industry and Commerce (Senator Button) the Report from the Committee was adopted, and the Bill read a third time.