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QUESTIONS

Questions without notice being asked—

Member ordered to withdraw

At 2.38 p.m. the Member for Brisbane (Mr Bevis) was ordered, under standing order 304A, to withdraw from the House for one hour for continuing to interject after a warning had been given from the Chair, and he accordingly withdrew from the Chamber.

Questions without notice continuing—

Member ordered to withdraw

At 2.44 p.m. the Member for Dickson (Ms Kernot) was ordered, under standing order 304A, to withdraw from the House for one hour for continuing to interject after a warning had been given from the Chair.

Ms Kernot having again interjected and reflected on the Chair—

Member named and suspended

The Acting Speaker named the Member for Dickson (Ms Kernot).

Mr McGauran (Deputy Leader of the House) moved—That the Member for Dickson be suspended from the service of the House.

Question—put.

The House divided (the Acting Speaker, Mr Nehl, in the Chair)—

AYES, 74

Mr AbbottMrs ElsonMr LawlerMr Secker
Mr AndersonMr EntschMr LiebermanMr Slipper
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr FischerMr LindsayMr Somlyay
Mr AnthonyMr Forrest*Mr LloydDr Southcott
Fran BaileyMrs GallusMr McArthur*Dr Stone
Mr BairdMs GambaroMr I. E. MacfarlaneMrs Sullivan
Mr BarresiMrs GashMr McGauranMr C. P. Thompson
Mr BartlettMr GeorgiouMrs MayMr A. P. Thomson
Mr BillsonMr HaaseMr NairnMr Truss
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HardgraveDr NelsonMr Tuckey
Ms J. I. BishopMr HawkerMr NevilleMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr BroughMr HockeyMr NugentMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CadmanMr HowardMr ProsserMr Wakelin
Mr CameronMrs HullMr PyneDr Washer
Mr CausleyMr JullMr RonaldsonMr Williams
Mr CharlesMr KatterMr RuddockDr Wooldridge
Mr CostelloMrs D. M. KellyMr St ClairMs Worth
Mr DownerJackie KellyMr Schultz
Mrs DraperDr KempMr Scott

NOES, 62

Mr AdamsMr M. J. FergusonDr LawrenceMr Quick
Mr AlbaneseMr FitzgibbonMr LeeMr Ripoll
Mr BeazleyMs GerickMs LivermoreMs Roxon
Mr BreretonMr GibbonsMr McClellandMr Sawford*
Ms BurkeMs GillardMs J. S. McFarlaneMr Sciacca
Mr ByrneMr GriffinMs MacklinMr Sercombe*
Ms CorcoranMs HallMr McLeayMr Sidebottom
Mr CoxMr HattonMr McMullanMr Smith
Mr CreanMs HoareDr MartinMr Snowdon
Mrs CrosioMr HollisMr MelhamMr Swan
Mr DanbyMr HorneMr MorrisMr Tanner
Mr EdwardsMrs IrwinMr MossfieldMr K. J. Thomson
Ms EllisMr JenkinsMr MurphyMr Wilkie
Mr EmersonMs KernotMr O'ConnorMr Zahra
Mr M. J. EvansMr KerrMr O'Keefe
Mr L. D. T. FergusonMr LathamMr Price

* Tellers

Pairs

Mr Fahey Ms O'Byrne

Mrs Moylan Ms Plibersek

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

The Member was, therefore, suspended at 2.52 p.m. for 24 hours under standing order 305, and she accordingly withdrew from the Chamber.

Questions without notice continuing—

Papers

Mr Brough (Minister for Employment Services) presented the following papers:

Labour force survey—Australian Bureau of Statistics—

Statistics, November 2000.

Questionnaires used in survey, 4 March 1993.

Questions without notice continued.