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Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002

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 Melham, viz.—That all words after "That" be omitted with a view to substituting the following words: "the House:

(1) notes with concern:

 (a) the Government's response to the report of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on ASIO, ASIS and DSD is inadequate;

(b) the Government proposes that, for the first time, Australians not suspected of any offence could be detained by ASIO for questioning;

(c) the Government proposes those detained by ASIO do not have the right to legal advice for the first 48 hours of their detention;

(d) the Government proposes children can be detained by ASIO for questioning; and

(e) the Government's proposals will significantly change the role of ASIO by giving it powers of coercion and detention; and

(2) expresses the view that this Bill contains serious compromises to civil liberties and alternative approaches should be more thoroughly explored in place of the measures proposed in this Bill"—

Debate resumed.

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

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

AYES, 73

Mr AbbottMrs DraperDr KempMr Secker
Mr AndersonMr DuttonMr P. E. KingMr Slipper
Mr AnthonyMrs ElsonMrs LeyMr A. D. H. Smith
Fran BaileyMr EntschMr LindsayMr Somlyay
Mr BairdMr FarmerMr LloydDr Southcott
Mr BaldwinMr Forrest*Mr McArthur*Dr Stone
Mr BarresiMrs GallusMr I. E. MacfarlaneMr C. P. Thompson
Mr BartlettMrs GashMr McGauranMr Ticehurst
Mr BillsonMr GeorgiouMrs MoylanMr Tollner
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HaaseMr NairnMr Truss
Ms J. I. BishopMr HardgraveDr NelsonMr Tuckey
Mr BroughMr HartsuykerMr NevilleMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr CadmanMr HockeyMs PanopoulosMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CameronMrs HullMr PearceMr Wakelin
Mr CausleyMr HuntMr ProsserDr Washer
Mr CharlesMr JohnsonMr PyneMr Williams
Mr CioboMr JullMr Randall
Mr CobbMrs D. M. KellyMr Ruddock
Mr DownerJackie KellyMr Schultz

NOES, 59

Mr AdamsMr FitzgibbonDr LawrenceMr Ripoll
Mr AlbaneseMs GeorgeMs LivermoreMs Roxon
Mr AndrenMr GibbonsMr McClellandMr Rudd
Mr BevisMs GriersonMs J. S. McFarlaneMr Sercombe
Ms BurkeMr GriffinMs MacklinMr Sidebottom
Mr ByrneMs HallMr McLeayMr S. F. Smith
Ms CorcoranMr HattonMr McMullanMr Snowdon
Mr CoxMs HoareMr MelhamMr Swan
Mr CreanMrs IrwinMr MossfieldMr Tanner
Mrs CrosioMs JacksonMr MurphyMr K. J. Thomson
Mr Danby*Mr JenkinsMr B. P. O'ConnorMs Vamvakinou
Mr EdwardsMr KatterMr G. M. O'ConnorMr Wilkie
Ms EllisMr KerrMs PlibersekMr Windsor
Mr EmersonMs C. F. KingMr PriceMr Zahra
Mr EvansMr LathamMr Quick*

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

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

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

AYES, 73

Mr AbbottMrs DraperDr KempMr Secker
Mr AndersonMr DuttonMr P. E. KingMr Slipper
Mr AnthonyMrs ElsonMrs LeyMr A. D. H. Smith
Fran BaileyMr EntschMr LindsayMr Somlyay
Mr BairdMr FarmerMr LloydDr Southcott
Mr BaldwinMr Forrest*Mr McArthur*Dr Stone
Mr BarresiMrs GallusMr I. E. MacfarlaneMr C. P. Thompson
Mr BartlettMrs GashMr McGauranMr Ticehurst
Mr BillsonMr GeorgiouMrs MoylanMr Tollner
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HaaseMr NairnMr Truss
Ms J. I. BishopMr HardgraveDr NelsonMr Tuckey
Mr BroughMr HartsuykerMr NevilleMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr CadmanMr HockeyMs PanopoulosMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CameronMrs HullMr PearceMr Wakelin
Mr CausleyMr HuntMr ProsserDr Washer
Mr CharlesMr JohnsonMr PyneMr Williams
Mr CioboMr JullMr Randall
Mr CobbMrs D. M. KellyMr Ruddock
Mr DownerJackie KellyMr Schultz

NOES, 59

Mr AdamsMr FitzgibbonDr LawrenceMr Ripoll
Mr AlbaneseMs GeorgeMs LivermoreMs Roxon
Mr AndrenMr GibbonsMr McClellandMr Rudd
Mr BevisMs GriersonMs J. S. McFarlaneMr Sercombe
Ms BurkeMr GriffinMs MacklinMr Sidebottom
Mr ByrneMs HallMr McLeayMr S. F. Smith
Ms CorcoranMr HattonMr McMullanMr Snowdon
Mr CoxMs HoareMr MelhamMr Swan
Mr CreanMrs IrwinMr MossfieldMr Tanner
Mrs CrosioMs JacksonMr MurphyMr K. J. Thomson
Mr Danby*Mr JenkinsMr B. P. O'ConnorMs Vamvakinou
Mr EdwardsMr KatterMr G. M. O'ConnorMr Wilkie
Ms EllisMr KerrMs PlibersekMr Windsor
Mr EmersonMs C. F. KingMr PriceMr Zahra
Mr EvansMr LathamMr Quick*

* Tellers

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

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

Paper

Mr Williams (Attorney-General) presented a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the Bill.

Mr Williams, by leave, moved Government amendments (1) to (57) together.

Mr Melham addressing the House—