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     4 Health Legislation Amendment (Improved Medicare Compliance and Other Measures) Bill 2018

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 by Ms C. F. King who moved, as an amendment—That all words after “That” be omitted with a view to substituting the following words:

“whilst not declining to give the bill a second reading, the House condemns the Government for its ongoing Medicare rebate freeze and its attacks on the health of all Australians”.

Debate ensued.

Amendment negatived.

Question—That the bill be now read a second time—put and passed—bill read a second time.

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

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Mr Hunt (Minister for Health) presented a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the bill.

On the motion of Mr Hunt, by leave, Government amendments (1) and (2) were made together.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.

Consideration in detail concluded.

On the motion of Mr Hunt, by leave, the bill was read a third time.