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10    Hours of meeting and routine of business—Variation

The Attorney-General (Senator Brandis), by leave, moved—

(1)       That in the week commencing Monday, 4 December 2017, the following bills shall have precedence over all government and general business until proceedings on the bills are concluded, and proposals under standing order 75 not be proceeded with:

Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation Measures No. 1) Bill 2017

Superannuation Laws Amendment (Strengthening Trustee Arrangements) Bill 2017

Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation Measures No. 2) Bill 2017

Treasury Laws Amendment (Reducing Pressure on Housing Affordability Measures No. 1) Bill 2017

First Home Super Saver Tax Bill 2017

Treasury Laws Amendment (Putting Consumers First—Establishment of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority) Bill 2017

Regional Investment Corporation Bill 2017

Migration Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2016

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Bill 2017

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Better Targeting Student Payments) Bill 2017

Industrial Chemicals Bill 2017

Industrial Chemicals (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2017

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Amendment Bill 2017

Industrial Chemicals Charges (General) Bill 2017

Industrial Chemicals Charges (Customs) Bill 2017

Industrial Chemicals Charges (Excise) Bill 2017

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Amendment Bill 2017.

(2)       That, if by 4.30 pm on Thursday, 7 December 2017, the bills have not been finally considered then:

(a)       the hours of meeting shall be 9.30 am to adjournment;

(b)       the routine of business from not later than 4.30 pm shall be the bills listed above in paragraph (1) only;

(c)       divisions may take place after 4.30 pm; and

(d)       the Senate shall adjourn without debate after it has finally considered the bills, or a motion for the adjournment is moved by a minister, whichever is the earlier.

Senator Patrick moved the following amendments together by leave:

Paragraph (1), before “Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation Measures No. 1) Bill 2017”, insert “Fair Work Amendment (Repeal of 4 Yearly Reviews and Other Measures) Bill 2017”.

After paragraph (1), add:

              (1A)   That the Fair Work Amendment (Repeal of 4 Yearly Reviews and Other Measures) Bill 2017 shall be considered before the other bills listed in paragraph (1).

Debate ensued.

Question—That the amendments be agreed to—put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 34

Senators—

Bartlett

Gallacher

McKim

Siewert

Bilyk

Griff

Moore

Singh

Brown

Hanson-Young

O’Neill

Steele-John

Cameron

Hinch

Patrick

Sterle

Carr

Ketter

Polley

Urquhart*

Chisholm

Kitching

Pratt

Watt

Collins

Lines

Rhiannon

Whish-Wilson

Di Natale

McAllister

Rice

Wong

Farrell

McCarthy

 

 

 

NOES, 31

Senators—

Abetz

Cash

Hanson

Payne

Anning

Cormann

Hume

Reynolds

Bernardi

Duniam

Leyonhjelm

Ruston

Brandis

Fawcett*

Macdonald

Ryan

Brockman

Fierravanti-Wells

McGrath

Scullion

Burston

Fifield

McKenzie

Smith

Bushby

Georgiou

O’Sullivan

Williams

Canavan

Gichuhi

Paterson

 

* Tellers

Question agreed to.

The Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Wong) moved the following amendment:

Paragraph (1), omit the following bills:

Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation Measures No. 1) Bill 2017

Superannuation Laws Amendment (Strengthening Trustee Arrangements) Bill 2017

Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation Measures No. 2) Bill 2017.

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 30

Senators—

Bartlett

Hanson-Young

Moore

Singh

Bilyk

Hinch

O’Neill

Steele-John

Brown

Ketter

Polley

Sterle

Cameron

Kitching

Pratt

Urquhart*

Chisholm

Lines

Rhiannon

Watt

Collins

McAllister

Rice

Whish-Wilson

Di Natale

McCarthy

Siewert

Wong

Gallagher

McKim

 

 

 

NOES, 33

Senators—

Abetz

Cormann

Hanson

Patrick

Anning

Duniam

Hume

Payne

Bernardi

Fawcett*

Leyonhjelm

Reynolds

Brandis

Fierravanti-Wells

Macdonald

Ruston

Brockman

Fifield

McGrath

Ryan

Burston

Georgiou

McKenzie

Scullion

Bushby

Gichuhi

O’Sullivan

Smith

Canavan

Griff

Paterson

Williams

Cash

 

* Tellers

Question negatived.

The main question, as amended, was divided at the request of Senator Wong—

Question—That paragraph (1) of the motion, as amended, be agreed to—put and passed.

Question—That paragraph (2) of the motion be agreed to—put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 33

Senators—

Abetz

Cormann

Hanson

Patrick

Anning

Duniam

Hinch

Payne

Bernardi

Fawcett*

Hume

Reynolds

Brandis

Fierravanti-Wells

Leyonhjelm

Ruston

Brockman

Fifield

Macdonald

Ryan

Burston

Georgiou

McGrath

Scullion

Bushby

Gichuhi

O’Sullivan

Smith

Canavan

Griff

Paterson

Williams

Cash

 

 

 

NOES, 29

Senators—

Bartlett

Hanson-Young

Moore

Singh

Bilyk

Ketter

O’Neill

Steele-John

Brown

Kitching

Polley

Sterle

Cameron

Lines

Pratt

Urquhart*

Chisholm

McAllister

Rhiannon

Watt

Collins

McCarthy

Rice

Whish-Wilson

Di Natale

McKim

Siewert

Wong

Gallacher

 

* Tellers

Question agreed to.