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Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney)-That the Senate take note of the Statement.

Debate resumed.

Senator Harradine moved-That the debate be now adjourned.


The Senate divided-

AYES, 31

Senators- Bolkus Button Childs Chipp Coates Colston Elstob Evans Foreman Gietzelt Giles Grimes Haines Harradine Hearn Jones Keeffe McClelland McIntosh McLaren Macklin Mason Mulvihill Primmer Ray, Robert Ryan Sibraa Siddons Tate Walsh Teller: Robertson

NOES, 29

Senators- Archer Baume Bjelke-Petersen Bonner Carrick , Sir John Collard Crichton-Browne Durack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Hill Jessop Lajovic Lewis MacGibbon Martyr Messner Missen Rae, Peter Reid Scott Teague Thomas Townley Walters Watson Withers Young Teller: Kilgariff

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Ordered-That the resumption of the debate be an Order of the Day for the next day of sitting.