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WORKPLACE RELATIONS AMENDMENT (FAIR TERMINATION) 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—

Debate resumed.

Question—put and passed—Bill read a second time.

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

Mr McClelland, by leave, moved Opposition amendments (1) to (3) together.

Debate continued.

Amendments negatived.

Mr Andren, by leave, moved amendments (1) to (4) together.

Debate continued.

Amendments negatived.

Bill agreed to.

Consideration in detail concluded.

Leave granted for third reading to be moved forthwith.

Mr Abbott (Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations) moved—That the Bill be now read a third time.

Question—put.

The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Ms Gambaro, in the Chair)—

AYES, 78

Mr AbbottMrs DraperDr KempMr Secker
Mr AndersonMr DuttonMr P. E. KingMr Slipper
Mr K. J. AndrewsMrs ElsonMrs LeyMr A. D. H. Smith
Mr AnthonyMr EntschMr LindsayMr Somlyay
Fran BaileyMr FarmerMr LloydDr Southcott
Mr BairdMr Forrest*Mr McArthur*Dr Stone
Mr BaldwinMrs GallusMr I. E. MacfarlaneMr C. P. Thompson
Mr BarresiMrs GashMr McGauranMr Ticehurst
Mr BartlettMr GeorgiouMrs MayMr Tollner
Mr BillsonMr HaaseMrs MoylanMr Truss
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HardgraveMr NairnMr Tuckey
Ms J. I. BishopMr HartsuykerDr NelsonMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr BroughMr HawkerMr NevilleMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CadmanMrs HullMs PanopoulosMr Wakelin
Mr CameronMr HuntMr PearceDr Washer
Mr CharlesMr JohnsonMr ProsserMr Williams
Mr CioboMr JullMr PyneMr Windsor
Mr CobbMr KatterMr RandallMs Worth
Mr CostelloMrs D. M. KellyMr Ruddock
Mr DownerJackie KellyMr Schultz

NOES, 59

Mr AdamsMr EvansMs C. F. KingMr Quick*
Mr AlbaneseMr L. D. T. FergusonMr LathamMr Ripoll
Mr AndrenMr FitzgibbonMs LivermoreMs Roxon
Mr BeazleyMs GeorgeMr McClellandMr Sawford
Mr BevisMr GibbonsMs J. S. McFarlaneMr Sciacca
Ms BurkeMs GillardMs MacklinMr Sercombe
Mr ByrneMs GriersonMr McLeayMr Sidebottom
Ms CorcoranMr GriffinMr McMullanMr S. F. Smith
Mr CoxMs HallMr MelhamMr Snowdon
Mr CreanMr HattonMr MossfieldMr Swan
Mrs CrosioMs HoareMr MurphyMr Tanner
Mr Danby*Mrs IrwinMr B. P. O'ConnorMr K. J. Thomson
Mr EdwardsMs JacksonMr G. M. O'ConnorMr Wilkie
Ms EllisMr JenkinsMr OrganMr Zahra
Mr EmersonMr KerrMs Plibersek

* Tellers

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