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QUESTIONS

Questions without notice being asked—

Member ordered to withdraw

At 2.21 p.m. the Member for Rankin (Dr Emerson) was ordered, under standing order 304A, to withdraw from the House for one hour for disorderly behaviour, and he accordingly withdrew from the Chamber.

Questions without notice continued.

Member ordered to withdraw

At 2.31 p.m. the Member for Lalor (Ms Gillard) was ordered, under standing order 304A, to withdraw from the House for one hour for disorderly behaviour, and she accordingly withdrew from the Chamber.

Questions without notice continued.

Minister for Education, Training and Youth Affairs—Motion of censure

Mr Beazley (Leader of the Opposition), by leave, moved—That this House censures the Minister for Education, Training and Youth Affairs for misleading the Parliament and the Australian people on the Government[quot ]s intentions regarding higher education, and for advancing a policy which would create severe financial hardship for the vast majority of students and their families, and which would eliminate educational opportunities for many other Australians.

Debate ensued.

Question—put.

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

AYES, 61

Mr AdamsMs GerickMr McClellandMr Rudd
\v Mr AlbaneseMr GibbonsMs J. S. McFarlaneMr Sawford*
Mr AndrenMs GillardMs MacklinMr Sciacca
Mr BeazleyMr GriffinMr McMullanMr Sercombe*
Mr BevisMs HallMr MartinMr Sidebottom
Mr BreretonMr HattonMr MelhamMr Snowdon
Mr CoxMs HoareMr MorrisMr Swan
Mr CreanMr HollisMr MossfieldMr Tanner
Mr DanbyMr HorneMr MurphyDr Theophanous
Mr EdwardsMrs IrwinMr O[quot ]ConnorMr K. J. Thomson
Ms EllisMr JenkinsMr O[quot ]KeefeMr Wilkie
Dr EmersonMs KernotMs PlibersekMr Wilton
Mr M. J. EvansMr LathamMr PriceMr Zahra
Mr L. D. T. FergusonDr LawrenceMr Quick
Mr M. J. FergusonMr LeeMr Ripoll
Mr FitzgibbonMs LivermoreMs Roxon

NOES, 73

Mr AbbottMr EntschMr LloydMr Secker
Mr AndersonMr FaheyMr McArthur*Mr Slipper
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr FischerMr I. E. MacfarlaneDr Southcott
Mr AnthonyMr Forrest*Mr McGauranDr Stone
Fran BaileyMs GambaroMrs MayMrs Sullivan
Mr BairdMr GeorgiouMr MooreMr C. P. Thompson
Mr BartlettMr HaaseMrs MoylanMr A. P. Thomson
Mr BillsonMr HardgraveMr NairnMr Truss
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HawkerMr NehlMr Tuckey
Ms J. I. BishopMr HockeyDr NelsonMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr BroughMr HowardMr NevilleMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CadmanMrs HullMr NugentMr Wakelin
Mr CameronMr JullMr PyneDr Washer
Mr CausleyMrs D. M. KellyMr ReithMr Williams
Mr CharlesJackie KellyMr RonaldsonDr Wooldridge
Mr CostelloDr KempMr RuddockMs Worth
Mr DownerMr LawlerMr St Clair
Mrs DraperMr LiebermanMr Schultz
Mrs ElsonMr LindsayMr Scott

* Tellers

Pairs

Mr Barresi Mrs Crosio

Mrs Gallus Ms O[quot ]Byrne

Mr Prosser Ms Burke

Mr Somlyay Mr McLeay

And so it was negatived.

Questions without notice concluded.