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 15 HIGHER EDUCATION SUPPORT BILL 2003

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.

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

AYES, 74

Mr AbbottMrs ElsonDr KempMr Schultz
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr EntschMr P. E. KingMr Scott
Mr AnthonyMr FarmerMrs LeyMr Secker
Fran BaileyMr Forrest*Mr LindsayMr Slipper
Mr BairdMrs GallusMr LloydMr A. D. H. Smith
Mr BaldwinMs GambaroMr McArthur*Mr Somlyay
Mr BarresiMrs Gash*Mr I. E. MacfarlaneDr Southcott
Mr BartlettMr GeorgiouMr McGauranDr Stone
Mr BillsonMr HaaseMrs MayMr C. P. Thompson
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HardgraveMrs MoylanMr Ticehurst
Ms J. I. BishopMr HartsuykerMr NairnMr Tollner
Mr BroughMr HawkerDr NelsonMr Truss
Mr CadmanMr HockeyMr Neville*Mr Tuckey
Mr CameronMrs HullMs PanopoulosMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CharlesMr HuntMr PearceMr Wakelin
Mr CioboMr JohnsonMr ProsserDr Washer
Mr CobbMr JullMr PyneMr Williams
Mr CostelloMrs D. M. KellyMr Randall
Mr DownerJackie KellyMr Ruddock

NOES, 64

Mr AdamsMr L. D. T. FergusonMs C. F. KingMr Price
Mr AndrenMr M. J. FergusonMr LathamMr Quick*
Mr BeazleyMr FitzgibbonDr LawrenceMr Ripoll
Mr Bevis*Ms GeorgeMs LivermoreMs Roxon
Mr BreretonMr GibbonsMr McClellandMr Rudd
Ms BurkeMs GillardMs J. S. McFarlaneMr Sawford
Mr ByrneMs GriersonMs MacklinMr Sercombe
Ms CorcoranMr GriffinMr McLeayMr Sidebottom
Mr CoxMs HallMr MelhamMr S. F. Smith
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 JenkinsMr G. M. O'ConnorMr Wilkie
Mr EmersonMr KatterMr OrganMr Windsor
Mr EvansMr KerrMs PlibersekMr Zahra

* Tellers

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

Message from the Governor-General

Message No. 176, 17 September 2003, from His Excellency the Governor-General was announced recommending an appropriation for the purposes of the Bill.

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

Ms Macklin (Deputy Leader of the Opposition) moved Opposition amendment (4).

Debate continued.

Question—That amendment (4) be agreed to—put.

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

AYES, 63

Mr AdamsMr L. D. T. FergusonMr LathamMr Quick*
Mr AndrenMr M. J. FergusonDr LawrenceMr Ripoll
Mr BeazleyMr FitzgibbonMs LivermoreMs Roxon
Mr Bevis*Ms GeorgeMr McClellandMr Rudd
Mr BreretonMr GibbonsMs J. S. McFarlaneMr Sawford
Ms BurkeMs GillardMs MacklinMr Sercombe
Mr ByrneMs GriersonMr McLeayMr Sidebottom
Ms CorcoranMr GriffinMr MelhamMr S. F. Smith
Mr CoxMs HallMr MossfieldMr Swan
Mr CreanMr HattonMr MurphyMr Tanner
Mrs CrosioMs HoareMs O'ByrneMr K. J. Thomson
Mr Danby*Mrs IrwinMr B. P. O'ConnorMs Vamvakinou*
Mr EdwardsMs JacksonMr G. M. O'ConnorMr Wilkie
Ms EllisMr JenkinsMr OrganMr Windsor
Mr EmersonMr KerrMs PlibersekMr Zahra
Mr EvansMs C. F. KingMr Price

NOES, 75

Mr K. J. AndrewsMrs ElsonJackie KellyMr Ruddock
Mr AnthonyMr EntschDr KempMr Schultz
Fran BaileyMr FarmerMr P. E. KingMr Scott
Mr BairdMr Forrest*Mrs LeyMr Secker
Mr BaldwinMrs GallusMr LindsayMr Slipper
Mr BarresiMs GambaroMr LloydMr A. D. H. Smith
Mr BartlettMrs Gash*Mr McArthur*Mr Somlyay
Mr BillsonMr GeorgiouMr I. E. MacfarlaneDr Southcott
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HaaseMr McGauranDr Stone
Ms J. I. BishopMr HardgraveMrs MayMr C. P. Thompson
Mr BroughMr HartsuykerMrs MoylanMr Ticehurst
Mr CadmanMr HawkerMr NairnMr Tollner
Mr CameronMr HockeyDr NelsonMr Truss
Mr CharlesMrs HullMr Neville*Mr Tuckey
Mr CioboMr HuntMs PanopoulosMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CobbMr JohnsonMr PearceMr Wakelin
Mr CostelloMr JullMr ProsserDr Washer
Mr DownerMr KatterMr PyneMr Williams
Mr DuttonMrs D. M. KellyMr Randall

* Tellers

And so it was negatived.

Ms Macklin, by leave, moved Opposition amendments (3) and (5) together.

Mr Wilkie addressing the House—