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 4 TELSTRA (TRANSITION TO FULL PRIVATE OWNERSHIP) BILL 2003 [NO. 2]

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 Lindsay, in the Chair)—

AYES, 75

Mr AbbottMr CostelloMr JullMr Scott
Mr AndersonMr DownerMrs D. M. KellyMr Secker
Mr K. J. AndrewsMrs DraperJackie KellyMr Slipper
Mr AnthonyMr DuttonDr KempMr A. D. H. Smith
Fran BaileyMrs ElsonMr P. E. KingMr Somlyay
Mr BairdMr EntschMrs LeyDr Southcott
Mr BaldwinMr FarmerMr LloydDr Stone
Mr BarresiMr Forrest*Mr McArthur*Mr C. P. Thompson
Mr BartlettMrs GallusMr I. E. MacfarlaneMr Ticehurst
Mr BillsonMs GambaroMrs MayMr Tollner
Mrs B. K. BishopMrs GashMrs MoylanMr Truss
Ms J. I. BishopMr GeorgiouMr NairnMr Tuckey
Mr BroughMr HaaseMr NevilleMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr CadmanMr HardgraveMs PanopoulosMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CameronMr HartsuykerMr PearceMr Wakelin
Mr CausleyMr HawkerMr ProsserDr Washer
Mr CharlesMr HockeyMr PyneMr Williams
Mr CioboMr HuntMr RandallMs Worth
Mr CobbMr JohnsonMr Ruddock

NOES, 58

Mr AlbaneseMr FitzgibbonMr McLeayMr Sawford
Mr AndrenMs GeorgeMr McMullanMr Sciacca
Mr BeazleyMr GibbonsMr MelhamMr Sercombe
Mr BevisMs GillardMr MossfieldMr Sidebottom
Mr BreretonMs GriersonMr MurphyMr S. F. Smith
Ms BurkeMr GriffinMs O'ByrneMr Snowdon
Mr ByrneMr HattonMr B. P. O'ConnorMr Swan
Ms CorcoranMs JacksonMr G. M. O'ConnorMr Tanner
Mr CreanMr JenkinsMr OrganMr K. J. Thomson
Mrs CrosioMs C. F. KingMs PlibersekMs Vamvakinou
Mr Danby*Dr LawrenceMr PriceMr Wilkie
Mr EdwardsMs LivermoreMr Quick*Mr Windsor
Mr EmersonMr McClellandMr RipollMr Zahra
Mr EvansMs J. S. McFarlaneMs Roxon
Mr M. J. FergusonMs MacklinMr Rudd

* Tellers

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

Message from the Governor-General

Message No. 223, 27 February 2004, from His Excellency the Governor-General was announced recommending an appropriation for the purposes of the Bill.

Leave granted for third reading to be moved forthwith.

Mr Williams (Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts) moved—That the Bill be now read a third time.

Question—put.

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

AYES, 75

Mr AbbottMr CostelloMr JullMr Scott
Mr AndersonMr DownerMrs D. M. KellyMr Secker
Mr K. J. AndrewsMrs DraperJackie KellyMr Slipper
Mr AnthonyMr DuttonDr KempMr A. D. H. Smith
Fran BaileyMrs ElsonMr P. E. KingMr Somlyay
Mr BairdMr EntschMrs LeyDr Southcott
Mr BaldwinMr FarmerMr LloydDr Stone
Mr BarresiMr Forrest*Mr McArthur*Mr C. P. Thompson
Mr BartlettMrs GallusMr I. E. MacfarlaneMr Ticehurst
Mr BillsonMs GambaroMrs MayMr Tollner
Mrs B. K. BishopMrs GashMrs MoylanMr Truss
Ms J. I. BishopMr GeorgiouMr NairnMr Tuckey
Mr BroughMr HaaseMr NevilleMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr CadmanMr HardgraveMs PanopoulosMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CameronMr HartsuykerMr PearceMr Wakelin
Mr CausleyMr HawkerMr ProsserDr Washer
Mr CharlesMr HockeyMr PyneMr Williams
Mr CioboMr HuntMr RandallMs Worth
Mr CobbMr JohnsonMr Ruddock

NOES, 62

Mr AdamsMr L. D. T. FergusonMs J. S. McFarlaneMr Rudd
Mr AlbaneseMr M. J. FergusonMs MacklinMr Sawford
Mr AndrenMr FitzgibbonMr McLeayMr Sciacca
Mr BeazleyMs GeorgeMr McMullanMr Sercombe
Mr BevisMr GibbonsMr MelhamMr Sidebottom
Mr BreretonMs GillardMr MossfieldMr S. F. Smith
Ms BurkeMs GriersonMr MurphyMr Snowdon
Mr ByrneMr GriffinMs O'ByrneMr Swan
Ms CorcoranMr HattonMr B. P. O'ConnorMr Tanner
Mr CoxMs HoareMr G. M. O'ConnorMr K. J. Thomson
Mr CreanMs JacksonMr OrganMs Vamvakinou
Mrs CrosioMr JenkinsMs PlibersekMr Wilkie
Mr Danby*Ms C. F. KingMr PriceMr Windsor
Mr EdwardsDr LawrenceMr Quick*Mr Zahra
Mr EmersonMs LivermoreMr Ripoll
Mr EvansMr McClellandMs Roxon

* Tellers

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