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 14 QUESTIONS

Questions without notice being asked—

Member ordered to withdraw

At 2.28 p.m. the Member for Fowler (Mrs Irwin) was ordered, under standing order 304A, to withdraw from the House for one hour for continually interjecting. Having then reflected on the Chair—

Member named and suspended

The Speaker named the Member for Fowler (Mrs Irwin) for defying the Chair.

Mr Abbott (Leader of the House) moved—That the Member for Fowler be suspended from the service of the House.

Question—put.

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

AYES, 80

Mr AbbottMr DownerMrs D. M. KellyMr Schultz
Mr AndersonMrs DraperJackie KellyMr Scott
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr DuttonDr KempMr Secker
Mr AnthonyMrs ElsonMr P. E. KingMr Slipper
Fran BaileyMr EntschMrs LeyMr A. D. H. Smith
Mr BairdMr FarmerMr LindsayMr Somlyay
Mr BaldwinMr Forrest*Mr LloydDr Southcott
Mr BarresiMrs GallusMr McArthur*Dr Stone
Mr BartlettMs GambaroMr I. E. MacfarlaneMr C. P. Thompson
Mr BillsonMrs GashMr McGauranMr Ticehurst
Mrs B. K. BishopMr GeorgiouMrs MoylanMr Tollner
Ms J. I. BishopMr HaaseMr NairnMr Truss
Mr BroughMr HardgraveDr NelsonMr Tuckey
Mr CadmanMr HartsuykerMr NevilleMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr CameronMr HockeyMs PanopoulosMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CausleyMr HowardMr PearceMr Wakelin
Mr CharlesMrs HullMr ProsserDr Washer
Mr CioboMr HuntMr PyneMr Williams
Mr CobbMr JohnsonMr RandallMr Windsor
Mr CostelloMr JullMr RuddockMs Worth

NOES, 64

Mr AdamsMr L. D. T. FergusonMr LathamMr Price
Mr AlbaneseMr M. J. FergusonDr LawrenceMr Quick*
Mr BeazleyMr FitzgibbonMs LivermoreMr Ripoll
Mr BevisMs GeorgeMr McClellandMs Roxon
Mr BreretonMr GibbonsMs J. S. McFarlaneMr Rudd
Ms BurkeMs GillardMs MacklinMr Sciacca
Mr ByrneMs GriersonMr McLeayMr Sercombe
Ms CorcoranMr GriffinMr McMullanMr Sidebottom
Mr CoxMs HallMr MelhamMr S. F. Smith
Mr CreanMr HattonMr MossfieldMr Snowdon
Mrs CrosioMs HoareMr MurphyMr Swan
Mr Danby*Mrs IrwinMs O'ByrneMr Tanner
Mr EdwardsMs JacksonMr B. P. O'ConnorMr K. J. Thomson
Ms EllisMr JenkinsMr G. M. O'ConnorMs Vamvakinou
Mr EmersonMr KerrMr OrganMr Wilkie
Mr EvansMs C. F. KingMs PlibersekMr Zahra

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

The Member was, therefore, suspended at 2.36 p.m. for 24 hours under standing order 305, and she accordingly withdrew from the Chamber.

Questions without notice continuing—

Papers

Mr Crean, by leave, presented the following papers:

Goods and services tax and retirement villages—Copies of letters from—

John Gallagher, Adviser (Taxation), Office of the Assistant Treasurer, 16 December 1998.

David Learmonth, Chief of Staff, Office of the Minister for Aged Care, to Mr B. Riddington, National Vice President, Retirement Village Association of Australia, 21 April 1999.

John R. Perrin, Senior Adviser (Social Policy), Office of the Prime Minister, to Ms Loretta Byers, President, Retirement Village Association of Australia, 8 March 1999.


Questions without notice continuing—

Member ordered to withdraw

At 3.19 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 continued.