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SOCIAL SECURITY (HOME CHILD CARE AND PARTNER ALLOWANCES) LEGISLATION
AMENDMENT BILL 1993

Order of the day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the

Minister for Defence (Senator Ray)--That this bill be now read a second

time--and on the amendment moved by Senator Patterson (see entry no.

12).

Debate resumed.

Document: The Minister for Family Services (Senator Crowley) tabled the

following document:

Social Security (Home Child Care and Partner Allowances)

LegislationAmendment Bill 1993--Comparison of outlays on programs

(excluding running costs).

Question--That the amendment be agreed to--put.

The Senate divided--

AYES, 33

Abetz Alston Baume Boswell Brownhill Calvert Campbell Chapman Crichton-Browne Ellison Ferguson Gibson Harradine Herron Kemp Knowles Macdonald, Ian Macdonald, Sandy MacGibbon McGauran Minchin Newman O'Chee (Teller) Panizza Parer Patterson Reid Short Tambling Teague Tierney Troeth Vanstone

NOES, 35

Beahan Bell Bolkus Bourne Burns (Teller) Carr Chamarette Childs Coates Collins Colston Cook Coulter Crowley Denman Devereux Evans, Christopher Evans, Gareth Foreman Jones Kernot Lees Loosley McKiernan Margetts Murphy Ray Reynolds Richardson Schacht Sherry Spindler West Woodley Zakharov

Question negatived.

Main question put and passed.

Bill read a second time.

Senator Crowley moved--That consideration of the bill in committee of

the whole be an order of the day for the next day of sitting.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.