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WORKPLACE RELATIONS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (MORE JOBS, BETTER PAY) BILL 1999

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—And on the amendment moved thereto by Mr Bevis (see item No. 5, page 912)—

Debate resumed.

Question—That the words proposed to be omitted stand part of the question—put.

The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Mr K. J. Andrews, in the Chair)—

AYES, 71

Mr AbbottMr FaheyMr LindsayMr Scott
Mr AndersonMr FischerMr LloydMr Secker
Mr AnthonyMr Forrest*Mr McArthur*Mr Slipper
Fran BaileyMrs GallusMr I. E. MacfarlaneMr Somlyay
Mr BairdMs GambaroMr McGauranDr Southcott
Mr BarresiMrs GashMrs MayDr Stone
Mr BartlettMr HaaseMrs MoylanMrs Sullivan
Mr BillsonMr HardgraveMr NairnMr C. P. Thompson
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HawkerMr NehlMr A. P. Thomson
Ms J. I. BishopMr HockeyDr NelsonMr Tuckey
Mr BroughMrs HullMr NevilleMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr CadmanMr JullMr NugentMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CameronMr KatterMr PyneMr Wakelin
Mr CausleyMrs D. M. KellyMr ReithDr Washer
Mr CharlesJackie KellyMr RonaldsonMr Williams
Mrs DraperDr KempMr RuddockDr Wooldridge
Mrs ElsonMr LawlerMr St ClairMs Worth
Mr EntschMr LiebermanMr Schultz

NOES, 63

Mr AdamsMs GerickMs J. S. McFarlaneMs Roxon
Mr AlbaneseMr GibbonsMs MacklinMr Rudd
Mr AndrenMs GillardMr McLeayMr Sawford*
Mr BevisMr GriffinMr McMullanMr Sciacca
Mr CoxMs HallMr MartinMr Sercombe*
Mr CreanMr HattonMr MelhamMr Sidebottom
Mrs CrosioMs HoareMr MorrisMr Smith
Mr DanbyMr HollisMr MossfieldMr Snowdon
Mr EdwardsMr HorneMr MurphyMr Swan
Ms EllisMrs IrwinMs O[quot ]ByrneMr Tanner
Dr EmersonMr JenkinsMr O[quot ]ConnorDr Theophanous
Mr G. J. EvansMr KerrMr O[quot ]KeefeMr K. J. Thomson
Mr M. J. EvansMr LathamMs PlibersekMr Wilkie
Mr L. D. T. FergusonDr LawrenceMr PriceMr Wilton
Mr M. J. FergusonMs LivermoreMr QuickMr Zahra
Mr FitzgibbonMr McClellandMr Ripoll

* Tellers

Pairs

Mr Howard Mr Beazley

Mr Costello Mr Brereton

Mr Downer Mr Lee

Mr Prosser Ms Burke

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.


Question—That the Bill be now read a second time—put and passed—Bill read a second time.

Message from the Governor-General

Message No. 123, 16 July 1999, from His Excellency the Governor[hyphen]General was announced recommending an appropriation for the purposes of the Bill.

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

Mr Bevis moved Opposition amendment (1).

Debate continued.

Amendment negatived.

Mr Bevis, by leave, moved Opposition amendments (2) to (6), (15) to (29) and (39) and (40) together.

Debate continued.

Amendments negatived.

Mr Bevis, by leave, moved Opposition amendments (11) to (14), (30) to (38) and (57) to (62) together.

Debate continued.

Question—That amendments (11) to (14), (30) to (38) and (57) to (62) be agreed to—put.

The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Mrs Crosio, in the Chair)—

AYES, 63

Mr AdamsMr GibbonsMs J. S. McFarlaneMs Roxon
Mr AlbaneseMs GillardMs MacklinMr Rudd
Mr AndrenMr GriffinMr McLeayMr Sawford*
Mr BevisMs HallMr McMullanMr Sciacca
Mr CoxMr HattonMr MartinMr Sercombe*
Mr CreanMs HoareMr MelhamMr Sidebottom
Mr DanbyMr HollisMr MorrisMr Smith
Mr EdwardsMr HorneMr MossfieldMr Snowdon
Ms EllisMrs IrwinMr MurphyMr Swan
Dr EmersonMr JenkinsMs O[quot ]ByrneMr Tanner
Mr G. J. EvansMs KernotMr O[quot ]ConnorDr Theophanous
Mr M. J. EvansMr KerrMr O[quot ]KeefeMr K. J. Thomson
Mr L. D. T. FergusonMr LathamMs PlibersekMr Wilkie
Mr M. J. FergusonDr LawrenceMr PriceMr Wilton
Mr FitzgibbonMs LivermoreMr QuickMr Zahra
Ms GerickMr McClellandMr Ripoll

NOES, 70

Mr AndersonMr FaheyMr LindsayMr Secker
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr FischerMr LloydMr Slipper
Mr AnthonyMr Forrest*Mr McArthur*Mr Somlyay
Fran BaileyMrs GallusMr I. E. MacfarlaneDr Southcott
Mr BairdMs GambaroMrs MayDr Stone
Mr BarresiMrs GashMrs MoylanMrs Sullivan
Mr BartlettMr HaaseMr NairnMr C. P. Thompson
Mr BillsonMr HardgraveMr NehlMr A. P. Thomson
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HawkerDr NelsonMr Tuckey
Ms J. I. BishopMr HockeyMr NevilleMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr BroughMrs HullMr NugentMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CadmanMr JullMr PyneMr Wakelin
Mr CameronMr KatterMr ReithDr Washer
Mr CausleyMrs D. M. KellyMr RonaldsonMr Williams
Mr CharlesJackie KellyMr RuddockDr Wooldridge
Mrs DraperDr KempMr St ClairMs Worth
Mrs ElsonMr LawlerMr Schultz
Mr EntschMr LiebermanMr Scott

* Tellers

Pairs

Mr Howard Mr Beazley

Mr Costello Mr Brereton

Mr Downer Mr Lee

Mr Prosser Ms Burke

And so it was negatived.

Mr Bevis, by leave, moved Opposition amendments (63) and (64) together.

Debate continued.

Amendments negatived.

Mr Bevis, by leave, moved Opposition amendments (7) to (10) and (41) to (56) together.

Debate continued.

Amendments negatived.

On the motion of Mr Reith (Minister for Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business), by leave, Government amendments (1) to (52) were made together, after debate.

Paper

Mr Reith presented a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the Bill.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.

Consideration in detail concluded.


Mr Reith, by leave, moved—That the Bill be now read a third time.

Question—put.

The House divided (the Speaker, Mr J. N. Andrew, in the Chair)—

AYES, 70

Mr K. J. AndrewsMr FischerMr LloydMr Secker
Mr AnthonyMr Forrest*Mr McArthur*Mr Slipper
Fran BaileyMrs GallusMr I. E. MacfarlaneMr Somlyay
Mr BairdMs GambaroMr McGauranDr Southcott
Mr BarresiMrs GashMrs MayDr Stone
Mr BartlettMr HaaseMrs MoylanMrs Sullivan
Mr BillsonMr HardgraveMr NairnMr C. P. Thompson
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HawkerMr NehlMr A. P. Thomson
Ms J. I. BishopMr HockeyDr NelsonMr Tuckey
Mr BroughMrs HullMr NevilleMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr CadmanMr JullMr NugentMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CameronMr KatterMr PyneMr Wakelin
Mr CausleyMrs D. M. KellyMr ReithDr Washer
Mr CharlesJackie KellyMr RonaldsonMr Williams
Mrs DraperDr KempMr RuddockDr Wooldridge
Mrs ElsonMr LawlerMr St ClairMs Worth
Mr EntschMr LiebermanMr Schultz
Mr FaheyMr LindsayMr Scott

NOES, 62

Mr AdamsMr GibbonsMs J. S. McFarlaneMs Roxon
Mr AlbaneseMs GillardMs MacklinMr Rudd
Mr AndrenMr GriffinMr McLeayMr Sawford*
Mr BevisMs HallMr McMullanMr Sciacca
Mr CoxMr HattonMr MartinMr Sercombe*
Mr CreanMs HoareMr MelhamMr Sidebottom
Mr DanbyMr HollisMr MorrisMr Smith
Mr EdwardsMr HorneMr MossfieldMr Snowdon
Ms EllisMrs IrwinMr MurphyMr Swan
Dr EmersonMr JenkinsMs O[quot ]ByrneMr Tanner
Mr G. J. EvansMs KernotMr O[quot ]ConnorDr Theophanous
Mr M. J. EvansMr KerrMr O[quot ]KeefeMr Wilkie
Mr L. D. T. FergusonMr LathamMs PlibersekMr Wilton
Mr M. J. FergusonDr LawrenceMr PriceMr Zahra
Mr FitzgibbonMs LivermoreMr Quick
Ms GerickMr McClellandMr Ripoll

* Tellers

Pairs

Mr Howard Mr Beazley

Mr Costello Mr Brereton

Mr Downer Mr Lee

Mr Prosser Ms Burke


And so it was resolved in the affirmative—Bill read a third time.