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MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE—WORKPLACE RELATIONS AMENDMENT (FAIR DISMISSAL) BILL 2002

Message No. 66, 27 June 2002, from the Senate was reported returning the Workplace Relations Amendment (Fair Dismissal) Bill 2002 with amendments.

Ordered—That the amendments be considered forthwith.

Mr Abbott (Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations) moved—That the amendments be disagreed to.

Debate ensued.

Mr Latham rising to address the House—

Closure

Mr Abbott moved—That the question be now put.

Question—That the question be now put—put.
The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Mr Jenkins, in the Chair)—

AYES, 75

Mr AbbottMr DuttonDr KempMr Scott
Mr AndersonMrs ElsonMr P. E. KingMr Secker
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr EntschMrs LeyMr Slipper
Mr AnthonyMr FarmerMr LindsayMr A. D. H. Smith
Fran BaileyMr Forrest*Mr LloydMr Somlyay
Mr BairdMrs GallusMr McArthur*Dr Southcott
Mr BaldwinMs GambaroMr I. E. MacfarlaneDr Stone
Mr BarresiMrs GashMr McGauranMr C. P. Thompson
Mr BartlettMr GeorgiouMrs MayMr Ticehurst
Mr BillsonMr HaaseMrs MoylanMr Tollner
Ms J. I. BishopMr HardgraveMr NairnMr Truss
Mr BroughMr HartsuykerDr NelsonMr Tuckey
Mr CadmanMr HawkerMr NevilleMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CameronMr HockeyMs PanopoulosMr Wakelin
Mr CausleyMrs HullMr PearceDr Washer
Mr CioboMr HuntMr PyneMr Williams
Mr CobbMr JohnsonMr RandallMr Windsor
Mr CostelloMr JullMr RuddockMs Worth
Mr DownerMrs D. M. KellyMr Schultz

NOES, 61

Mr AdamsMr FitzgibbonMr McClellandMs Roxon
Mr AlbaneseMs GeorgeMs J. S. McFarlaneMr Rudd
Mr BeazleyMr GibbonsMs MacklinMr Sciacca
Mr BevisMs GillardMr McLeayMr Sercombe
Mr BreretonMs GriersonMr McMullanMr Sidebottom
Mr ByrneMr GriffinDr MartinMr S. F. Smith
Mr CoxMs HallMr MelhamMr Snowdon
Mr CreanMr HattonMr MossfieldMr Swan
Mrs CrosioMs HoareMr MurphyMr Tanner
Mr Danby*Mrs IrwinMs O'ByrneMr K. J. Thomson
Mr EdwardsMs JacksonMr B. P. O'ConnorMs Vamvakinou
Ms EllisMr KerrMr G. M. O'ConnorMr Wilkie
Mr EmersonMs C. F. KingMs PlibersekMr Zahra
Mr EvansMr LathamMr Price
Mr L. D. T. FergusonDr LawrenceMr Quick*
Mr M. J. FergusonMs LivermoreMr Ripoll

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

And the question—That the amendments be disagreed to—being accordingly put—
The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Mr Jenkins, in the Chair)—

AYES, 76

Mr AbbottMrs DraperMrs D. M. KellyMr Schultz
Mr AndersonMr DuttonDr KempMr Scott
Mr K. J. AndrewsMrs ElsonMr P. E. KingMr Secker
Mr AnthonyMr EntschMrs LeyMr Slipper
Fran BaileyMr FarmerMr LindsayMr A. D. H. Smith
Mr BairdMr Forrest*Mr LloydMr Somlyay
Mr BaldwinMrs GallusMr McArthur*Dr Southcott
Mr BarresiMs GambaroMr I. E. MacfarlaneDr Stone
Mr BartlettMrs GashMr McGauranMr C. P. Thompson
Mr BillsonMr GeorgiouMrs MayMr Ticehurst
Ms J. I. BishopMr HaaseMrs MoylanMr Tollner
Mr BroughMr HardgraveMr NairnMr Truss
Mr CadmanMr HartsuykerDr NelsonMr Tuckey
Mr CameronMr HawkerMr NevilleMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CausleyMr HockeyMs PanopoulosMr Wakelin
Mr CioboMrs HullMr PearceDr Washer
Mr CobbMr HuntMr PyneMr Williams
Mr CostelloMr JohnsonMr RandallMr Windsor
Mr DownerMr JullMr RuddockMs Worth

NOES, 61

Mr AdamsMr FitzgibbonMr McClellandMs Roxon
Mr AlbaneseMs GeorgeMs J. S. McFarlaneMr Rudd
Mr BeazleyMr GibbonsMs MacklinMr Sciacca
Mr BevisMs GillardMr McLeayMr Sercombe
Mr BreretonMs GriersonMr McMullanMr Sidebottom
Mr ByrneMr GriffinDr MartinMr S. F. Smith
Mr CoxMs HallMr MelhamMr Snowdon
Mr CreanMr HattonMr MossfieldMr Swan
Mrs CrosioMs HoareMr MurphyMr Tanner
Mr Danby*Mrs IrwinMs O'ByrneMr K. J. Thomson
Mr EdwardsMs JacksonMr B. P. O'ConnorMs Vamvakinou
Ms EllisMr KerrMr G. M. O'ConnorMr Wilkie
Mr EmersonMs C. F. KingMs PlibersekMr Zahra
Mr EvansMr LathamMr Price
Mr L. D. T. FergusonDr LawrenceMr Quick*
Mr M. J. FergusonMs LivermoreMr Ripoll

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Mr Abbott presented reasons, which were circulated, and are as follows:

Reasons of the House of Representatives for disagreeing to the amendments of the Senate

Senate Amendments Nos 1-8

The House of Representatives does not accept these amendments because they remove the small business exclusion and make procedural changes that are not appropriate for inclusion in this Bill.


Mr Abbott moved—That the reasons be adopted.

Question—put.

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

AYES, 78

Mr AbbottMrs DraperDr KempMr Scott
Mr AndersonMr DuttonMr P. E. KingMr Secker
Mr K. J. AndrewsMrs ElsonMrs LeyMr Slipper
Mr AnthonyMr EntschMr LindsayMr A. D. H. Smith
Fran BaileyMr FarmerMr LloydMr Somlyay
Mr BairdMr Forrest*Mr McArthur*Dr Southcott
Mr BaldwinMrs GallusMr I. E. MacfarlaneDr Stone
Mr BarresiMs GambaroMr McGauranMr C. P. Thompson
Mr BartlettMrs GashMrs MayMr Ticehurst
Mr BillsonMr GeorgiouMrs MoylanMr Tollner
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HaaseMr NairnMr Truss
Ms J. I. BishopMr HardgraveDr NelsonMr Tuckey
Mr BroughMr HartsuykerMr NevilleMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CadmanMr HawkerMs PanopoulosMr Wakelin
Mr CameronMr HockeyMr PearceDr Washer
Mr CausleyMrs HullMr ProsserMr Williams
Mr CioboMr HuntMr PyneMr Windsor
Mr CobbMr JohnsonMr RandallMs Worth
Mr CostelloMr JullMr Ruddock
Mr DownerMrs D. M. KellyMr Schultz

NOES, 61

Mr AdamsMr FitzgibbonMr McClellandMs Roxon
Mr AlbaneseMs GeorgeMs J. S. McFarlaneMr Rudd
Mr BeazleyMr GibbonsMs MacklinMr Sciacca
Mr BevisMs GillardMr McLeayMr Sercombe
Mr BreretonMs GriersonMr McMullanMr Sidebottom
Mr ByrneMr GriffinDr MartinMr S. F. Smith
Mr CoxMs HallMr MelhamMr Snowdon
Mr CreanMr HattonMr MossfieldMr Swan
Mrs CrosioMs HoareMr MurphyMr Tanner
Mr Danby*Mrs IrwinMs O'ByrneMr K. J. Thomson
Mr EdwardsMs JacksonMr B. P. O'ConnorMs Vamvakinou
Ms EllisMr KerrMr G. M. O'ConnorMr Wilkie
Mr EmersonMs C. F. KingMs PlibersekMr Zahra
Mr EvansMr LathamMr Price
Mr L. D. T. FergusonDr LawrenceMr Quick*
Mr M. J. FergusonMs LivermoreMr Ripoll

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.