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MANAGING MIGRATION—MINISTERIAL STATEMENT—MOTION TO TAKE NOTE OF PAPER

Mr Ruddock (Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs), by leave, made a ministerial statement on managing migration and presented the following papers:

Managing Migration—Ministerial Statement.

Migration series instructions—

No. 370—Procedures for unaccompanied wards in immigration detention facilities.

No. 371—Alternative places of detention.

Mr Williams (Attorney-General) moved—That the House take note of the Ministerial Statement.

Suspension of standing and sessional orders—Extended time for speech

Mr Williams, by leave, moved—That so much of the standing and sessional orders be suspended as would prevent Ms Gillard speaking for a period not exceeding 35 minutes.

Question—put and passed.

Ms Gillard addressed the House.

Debate adjourned (Mr Ruddock), and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.