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 7 MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE—HEALTH LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (MEDICARE) BILL 2003

Message No. 436, 11 March 2004, from the Senate was reported returning the Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare) Bill 2003 with requests for amendments.

Ordered—That the amendments requested by the Senate be considered forthwith.

Mr Abbott (Minister for Health and Ageing) moved—That the requested amendments be made.

Debate ensued.

Question—put.

The House divided (the Speaker, Mr J. N. Andrew, in the Chair)—

AYES, 81

Mr AbbottMr DownerJackie KellyMr Secker
Mr AndersonMrs DraperDr KempMr Slipper
Mr AndrenMr DuttonMr P. E. KingMr A. D. H. Smith
Mr K. J. AndrewsMrs ElsonMrs LeyMr Somlyay
Mr AnthonyMr EntschMr LindsayDr Southcott
Fran BaileyMr FarmerMr LloydDr Stone
Mr BairdMr Forrest*Mr McArthur*Mr C. P. Thompson
Mr BaldwinMrs GallusMr I. E. MacfarlaneMr Ticehurst
Mr BarresiMs GambaroMrs MayMr Tollner
Mr BartlettMrs GashMrs MoylanMr Truss
Mr BillsonMr GeorgiouMr NairnMr Tuckey
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HaaseDr NelsonMr M. A. J. Vaile
Ms J. I. BishopMr HardgraveMr NevilleMrs D. S. Vale
Mr BroughMr HartsuykerMs PanopoulosMr Wakelin
Mr CadmanMr HawkerMr PearceDr Washer
Mr CameronMr HockeyMr ProsserMr Williams
Mr CausleyMr HowardMr PyneMr Windsor
Mr CharlesMr HuntMr RandallMs Worth
Mr CioboMr JohnsonMr Ruddock
Mr CobbMr JullMr Schultz
Mr CostelloMrs D. M. KellyMr Scott

NOES, 60

Mr AdamsMr M. J. FergusonMs LivermoreMr Quick*
Mr AlbaneseMr FitzgibbonMr McClellandMr Ripoll
Mr BeazleyMs GeorgeMs J. S. McFarlaneMs Roxon
Mr BevisMr GibbonsMs MacklinMr Rudd
Ms BurkeMs GillardMr McLeayMr Sawford
Mr ByrneMs GriersonMr McMullanMr Sciacca
Ms CorcoranMr GriffinMr MelhamMr Sercombe
Mr CoxMr HattonMr MossfieldMr Sidebottom
Mr CreanMs HoareMr MurphyMr S. F. Smith
Mrs CrosioMs JacksonMs O'ByrneMr Snowdon
Mr Danby*Mr JenkinsMr B. P. O'ConnorMr Tanner
Mr EdwardsMr KerrMr G. M. O'ConnorMr K. J. Thomson
Mr EmersonMs C. F. KingMr OrganMs Vamvakinou
Mr EvansMr LathamMs PlibersekMr Wilkie
Mr L. D. T. FergusonDr LawrenceMr PriceMr Zahra

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.