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CHILD CARE PAYMENTS BILL 1997

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the question—That the Bill be now read a second time—

Mr Beazley (Leader of the Opposition) moved—That the debate be now adjourned.

Question—put.

The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Mr Reid, in the Chair)—

AYES, 40

Mr AdamsMr M. J. FergusonMr McClellandMr O[quot ]Keefe
Mr BeazleyMr FitzgibbonMs MacklinMr Price
Mr BeddallMr E. L. Grace*Mr McLeayMr Quick
Mr BevisMr Griffin*Mr McMullanMr Sawford*
Mr BreretonMr HattonMr MartinMr Sercombe
Mr BrownMr HollisMr MelhamMr S. F. Smith
Mrs CrosioMr JenkinsMr A. A. MorrisDr Theophanous
Mr DargavelMr JonesMr P. F. MorrisMr K. J. Thomson
Ms EllisMr KerrMr MossfieldMr Willis
Mr M. J. EvansDr LawrenceMr O[quot ]ConnorMr Wilton

NOES, 70

Mr AndersonMrs ElsonDr KempMr Sinclair
Mr J. N. AndrewMr EntschMr LiebermanMr Slipper*
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr R. D. C. EvansMr LindsayMr A. C. Smith
Mr AnthonyMr FaheyMr LloydMr Somlyay
Mrs BaileyMr FilingMr McArthur*Dr Southcott
Mr R. C. BaldwinMr ForrestMr McDougallMrs Stone
Mr BarresiMrs GallusMr McLachlanMrs Sullivan
Mr BartlettMs GambaroMr MilesMr A. P. Thomson
Mr BillsonMr GeorgiouMr MutchMr Truss
Mrs BishopMrs E. J. GraceMr NairnMr Tuckey
Mr BradfordMr HardgraveMr NehlMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr BroadbentMr HawkerMr NevilleMrs D. S. Vale
Mr R. A. CameronMr Hicks*Mr NugentMr Wakelin
Mr CausleyMr HockeyMr ProsserMrs West
Mr CharlesMs JeanesMr ReithMr Williams
Mr CobbMrs JohnstonMr RonaldsonMs Worth
Mr DownerMr JullMr Scott
Mrs DraperMiss J. M. KellyMr Sharp

* Tellers

And so it was negatived.

Debate resumed by Mr Beazley who moved, as a proposed amendment—That all words after "That" be omitted with a view to substituting the following words: "this Bill, which relates to payments for child care, should not be proceeded with until an explanation has been provided to the House for misstatements of ministerial allowance payments, and the House has decided on the matter".

Closure of Member

Mr Reith (Leader of the House) moved—That the Member be not further heard.

Question—put.

The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Mr Reid, in the Chair)—

AYES, 77

Mr AndersonMrs ElsonDr KempMr Sharp
Mr J. N. AndrewMr EntschMr LiebermanMr Sinclair
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr R. D. C. EvansMr LindsayMr Slipper*
Mr AnthonyMr FaheyMr LloydMr A. C. Smith
Mrs BaileyMr FilingMr McArthur*Mr Somlyay
Mr R. C. BaldwinMr ForrestMr McDougallDr Southcott
Mr BarresiMrs GallusMr McLachlanMrs Stone
Mr BartlettMs GambaroMr MarekMrs Sullivan
Mr BillsonMr GeorgiouMr MilesMr A. P. Thomson
Mrs BishopMrs E. J. GraceMr MutchMr Truss
Mr BradfordMr HardgraveMr NairnMr Tuckey
Mr BroadbentMr HawkerMr NehlMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr BroughMr Hicks*Dr NelsonMrs D. S. Vale
Mr E. H. CameronMr HockeyMr NevilleMr Wakelin
Mr R. A. CameronMs JeanesMr NugentMrs West
Mr CausleyMrs JohnstonMr ProsserMr Williams
Mr CharlesMr JullMr RandallMs Worth
Mr CobbMr KatterMr Reith
Mr DownerMrs D. M. KellyMr Ronaldson
Mrs DraperMiss J. M. KellyMr Scott

NOES, 41

Mr AdamsMr FitzgibbonMs MacklinMr Quick
Mr BeazleyMr E. L. Grace*Mr McLeayMr Sawford*
Mr BeddallMr Griffin*Mr McMullanMr Sercombe
Mr BevisMr HattonMr MartinMr S. F. Smith
Mr BreretonMr HoldingMr MelhamDr Theophanous
Mr BrownMr HollisMr A. A. MorrisMr K. J. Thomson
Mr CreanMr JenkinsMr P. F. MorrisMr Willis
Mrs CrosioMr JonesMr MossfieldMr Wilton
Mr DargavelMr KerrMr O[quot ]Connor
Ms EllisDr LawrenceMr O[quot ]Keefe
Mr M. J. FergusonMr McClellandMr Price

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Mr Brereton (seconder) addressing the House—

Closure of Member

Mr Reith moved—That the Member be not further heard.

Question—put.

The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Mr Reid, in the Chair)—

AYES, 77

Mr AndersonMrs ElsonDr KempMr Sharp
Mr J. N. AndrewMr EntschMr LiebermanMr Sinclair
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr R. D. C. EvansMr LindsayMr Slipper*
Mr AnthonyMr FaheyMr LloydMr A. C. Smith
Mrs BaileyMr FilingMr McArthur*Mr Somlyay
Mr R. C. BaldwinMr ForrestMr McDougallDr Southcott
Mr BarresiMrs GallusMr McLachlanMrs Stone
Mr BartlettMs GambaroMr MarekMrs Sullivan
Mr BillsonMr GeorgiouMr MilesMr A. P. Thomson
Mrs BishopMrs E. J. GraceMr MutchMr Truss
Mr BradfordMr HardgraveMr NairnMr Tuckey
Mr BroadbentMr HawkerMr NehlMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr BroughMr Hicks*Dr NelsonMrs D. S. Vale
Mr E. H. CameronMr HockeyMr NevilleMr Wakelin
Mr R. A. CameronMs JeanesMr NugentMrs West
Mr CausleyMrs JohnstonMr ProsserMr Williams
Mr CharlesMr JullMr RandallMs Worth
Mr CobbMr KatterMr Reith
Mr DownerMrs D. M. KellyMr Ronaldson
Mrs DraperMiss J. M. KellyMr Scott

NOES, 41

Mr AdamsMr FitzgibbonMs MacklinMr Quick
Mr BeazleyMr E. L. Grace*Mr McLeayMr Sawford*
Mr BeddallMr Griffin*Mr McMullanMr Sercombe
Mr BevisMr HattonMr MartinMr S. F. Smith
Mr BreretonMr HoldingMr MelhamDr Theophanous
Mr BrownMr HollisMr A. A. MorrisMr K. J. Thomson
Mr CreanMr JenkinsMr P. F. MorrisMr Willis
Mrs CrosioMr JonesMr MossfieldMr Wilton
Mr DargavelMr KerrMr O[quot ]Connor
Ms EllisDr LawrenceMr O[quot ]Keefe
Mr M. J. FergusonMr McClellandMr Price

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Debate ensued.

Point of order

A point of order having been raised by Mrs Sullivan that the amendment was not admissible as it did not come within the title nor was it relevant to the Bill—

Deputy Speaker[quot ]s ruling

The Deputy Speaker ruled that the amendment was out of order.

Dissent from ruling moved

Mr Crean moved—That the ruling be dissented from.

Closure of Member

Mr Reith moved—That the Member be not further heard.


Question—put.

The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Mr Reid, in the Chair)—

AYES, 78

Mr AndersonMrs ElsonMr LiebermanMr Sharp
Mr J. N. AndrewMr EntschMr LindsayMr Sinclair
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr R. D. C. EvansMr LloydMr Slipper*
Mr AnthonyMr FaheyMr McArthur*Mr A. C. Smith
Mrs BaileyMr ForrestMr McDougallMr W. L. Smith
Mr R. C. BaldwinMrs GallusMr McLachlanMr Somlyay
Mr BarresiMs GambaroMr MarekDr Southcott
Mr BartlettMr GeorgiouMr MilesMrs Stone
Mr BillsonMrs E. J. GraceMr MutchMrs Sullivan
Mrs BishopMr HardgraveMr NairnMr A. P. Thomson
Mr BradfordMr HawkerMr NehlMr Truss
Mr BroadbentMr Hicks*Dr NelsonMr Tuckey
Mr BroughMr HockeyMr NevilleMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr E. H. CameronMs JeanesMr NugentMrs D. S. Vale
Mr R. A. CameronMrs JohnstonMr ProsserMr Wakelin
Mr CausleyMr JullMr RandallMrs West
Mr CharlesMr KatterMr ReithMr Williams
Mr CobbMrs D. M. KellyMr RocherMs Worth
Mr DownerMiss J. M. KellyMr Ronaldson
Mrs DraperDr KempMr Scott

NOES, 41

Mr AdamsMr FitzgibbonMs MacklinMr Quick
Mr BeddallMr E. L. Grace*Mr McLeayMr Sawford*
Mr BevisMr Griffin*Mr McMullanMr Sercombe
Mr BreretonMr HattonMr MartinMr S. F. Smith
Mr BrownMr HoldingMr MelhamDr Theophanous
Mr CreanMr HollisMr A. A. MorrisMr K. J. Thomson
Mrs CrosioMr JenkinsMr P. F. MorrisMr Willis
Mr DargavelMr JonesMr MossfieldMr Wilton
Ms EllisMr KerrMr O[quot ]Connor
Mr L. D. T. FergusonDr LawrenceMr O[quot ]Keefe
Mr M. J. FergusonMr McClellandMr Price

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Mr Brereton (seconder) addressing the House—

Closure of Member

Mr Reith moved—That the Member be not further heard.

Question—put.

The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Mr Reid, in the Chair)—

AYES, 77

Mr AndersonMrs ElsonMr LiebermanMr Sinclair
Mr J. N. AndrewMr EntschMr LindsayMr Slipper*
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr R. D. C. EvansMr LloydMr A. C. Smith
Mr AnthonyMr FaheyMr McArthur*Mr W. L. Smith
Mrs BaileyMr ForrestMr McDougallMr Somlyay
Mr R. C. BaldwinMrs GallusMr McLachlanDr Southcott
Mr BarresiMs GambaroMr MarekMrs Stone
Mr BartlettMr GeorgiouMr MilesMrs Sullivan
Mr BillsonMrs E. J. GraceMr MutchMr A. P. Thomson
Mrs BishopMr HardgraveMr NairnMr Truss
Mr BradfordMr HawkerMr NehlMr Tuckey
Mr BroadbentMr Hicks*Dr NelsonMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr BroughMr HockeyMr NevilleMrs D. S. Vale
Mr E. H. CameronMs JeanesMr NugentMr Wakelin
Mr R. A. CameronMrs JohnstonMr ProsserMrs West
Mr CausleyMr JullMr RandallMr Williams
Mr CharlesMr KatterMr ReithMs Worth
Mr CobbMrs D. M. KellyMr Ronaldson
Mr DownerMiss J. M. KellyMr Scott
Mrs DraperDr KempMr Sharp

NOES, 41

Mr AdamsMr FitzgibbonMs MacklinMr Quick
Mr BeddallMr E. L. Grace*Mr McLeayMr Sawford*
Mr BevisMr Griffin*Mr McMullanMr Sercombe
Mr BreretonMr HattonMr MartinMr S. F. Smith
Mr BrownMr HoldingMr MelhamDr Theophanous
Mr CreanMr HollisMr A. A. MorrisMr K. J. Thomson
Mrs CrosioMr JenkinsMr P. F. MorrisMr Willis
Mr DargavelMr JonesMr MossfieldMr Wilton
Ms EllisMr KerrMr O[quot ]Connor
Mr L. D. T. FergusonDr LawrenceMr O[quot ]Keefe
Mr M. J. FergusonMr McClellandMr Price

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Question—That the ruling be dissented from— put.

The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Mr Nehl, in the Chair)—

AYES, 41

Mr AdamsMr FitzgibbonMs MacklinMr Quick
Mr BeddallMr E. L. Grace*Mr McLeayMr Sawford*
Mr BevisMr Griffin*Mr McMullanMr Sercombe
Mr BreretonMr HattonMr MartinMr S. F. Smith
Mr BrownMr HoldingMr MelhamDr Theophanous
Mr CreanMr HollisMr A. A. MorrisMr K. J. Thomson
Mrs CrosioMr JenkinsMr P. F. MorrisMr Willis
Mr DargavelMr JonesMr MossfieldMr Wilton
Ms EllisMr KerrMr O[quot ]Connor
Mr L. D. T. FergusonDr LawrenceMr O[quot ]Keefe
Mr M. J. FergusonMr McClellandMr Price

NOES, 78

Mr AndersonMrs ElsonDr KempMr Sharp
Mr J. N. AndrewMr EntschMr LiebermanMr Sinclair
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr R. D. C. EvansMr LindsayMr Slipper*
Mr AnthonyMr FaheyMr LloydMr A. C. Smith
Mrs BaileyMr FilingMr McArthur*Mr W. L. Smith
Mr R. C. BaldwinMr ForrestMr McDougallMr Somlyay
Mr BarresiMrs GallusMr McLachlanDr Southcott
Mr BartlettMs GambaroMr MarekMrs Stone
Mr BillsonMr GeorgiouMr MilesMrs Sullivan
Mrs BishopMrs E. J. GraceMr MutchMr A. P. Thomson
Mr BradfordMr HardgraveMr NairnMr Truss
Mr BroadbentMr HawkerDr NelsonMr Tuckey
Mr BroughMr Hicks*Mr NevilleMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr E. H. CameronMr HockeyMr NugentMrs D. S. Vale
Mr R. A. CameronMs JeanesMr ProsserMr Wakelin
Mr CausleyMrs JohnstonMr RandallMrs West
Mr CharlesMr JullMr ReidMr Williams
Mr CobbMr KatterMr ReithMs Worth
Mr DownerMrs D. M. KellyMr Ronaldson
Mrs DraperMiss J. M. KellyMr Scott

* Tellers

And so it was negatived.

Debate continued on the question—That the Bill be now read a second time.

Member named and suspended

The Deputy Speaker named the Member for Hotham (Mr Crean) for disregarding the authority of the Chair.

Mr Reith moved—That the Member for Hotham be suspended from the service of the House.

Question—put.

The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Mr Nehl, in the Chair)—

AYES, 77

Mr AndersonMrs ElsonDr KempMr Sinclair
Mr J. N. AndrewMr EntschMr LiebermanMr Slipper*
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr R. D. C. EvansMr LindsayMr A. C. Smith
Mr AnthonyMr FaheyMr LloydMr W. L. Smith
Mrs BaileyMr FilingMr McArthur*Mr Somlyay
Mr R. C. BaldwinMr ForrestMr McDougallDr Southcott
Mr BarresiMrs GallusMr McGauranMrs Stone
Mr BartlettMs GambaroMr MarekMrs Sullivan
Mr BillsonMr GeorgiouMr MilesMr A. P. Thomson
Mrs BishopMrs E. J. GraceMr MutchMr Truss
Mr BradfordMr HardgraveDr NelsonMr Tuckey
Mr BroadbentMr HawkerMr NevilleMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr BroughMr Hicks*Mr NugentMrs D. S. Vale
Mr E. H. CameronMr HockeyMr ProsserMr Wakelin
Mr R. A. CameronMs JeanesMr RandallMrs West
Mr CausleyMrs JohnstonMr ReidMr Williams
Mr CharlesMr JullMr ReithMs Worth
Mr CobbMr KatterMr Rocher
Mr DownerMrs D. M. KellyMr Ronaldson
Mrs DraperMiss J. M. KellyMr Scott

NOES, 41

Mr AdamsMr FitzgibbonMs MacklinMr Quick
Mr BeddallMr E. L. Grace*Mr McLeayMr Sawford*
Mr BevisMr Griffin*Mr McMullanMr Sercombe
Mr BreretonMr HattonMr MartinMr S. F. Smith
Mr BrownMr HoldingMr MelhamDr Theophanous
Mr CreanMr HollisMr A. A. MorrisMr K. J. Thomson
Mrs CrosioMr JenkinsMr P. F. MorrisMr Willis
Mr DargavelMr JonesMr MossfieldMr Wilton
Ms EllisMr KerrMr O[quot ]Connor
Mr L. D. T. FergusonDr LawrenceMr O[quot ]Keefe
Mr M. J. FergusonMr McClellandMr Price

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

The Member was, therefore, suspended at 9.29 p.m., for 24 hours under standing order 305, and he accordingly withdrew from the Chamber.

Debate continued on the question—That the Bill be now read a second time.

Mr McMullan addressing the House—