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 7 QUESTIONS

Questions without notice being asked—

Member named and suspended

The Speaker named the Member for Melbourne (Mr Tanner) for defying the Chair.

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

Question—put.

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

AYES, 86

Mr AbbottMrs ElsonMr LamingMr Scott
Mr AndersonMr EntschMs LeyMr Secker
Mr AndrewsMr FarmerMr LindsayMr Slipper
Fran BaileyMr FawcettMr LloydMr A. D. H. Smith
Mr BairdMr M. D. FergusonMr McArthur*Mr Somlyay
Mr BakerMr ForrestMr MacfarlaneDr Southcott
Mr BaldwinMs GambaroMr McGauranDr Stone
Mr BarresiMrs GashMrs MarkusMr C. P. Thompson
Mr BartlettMr GeorgiouMrs MayMr Ticehurst
Mr BillsonMr HaaseMrs MirabellaMr Tollner
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HardgraveMrs MoylanMr Truss
Ms J. BishopMr HartsuykerMr NairnMr Tuckey
Mr BroadbentMr HenryDr NelsonMr Turnbull
Mr BroughMr HockeyMr NevilleMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr CadmanMr HowardMr PearceMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CausleyMrs Hull*Mr ProsserMr Vasta
Mr CioboMr HuntMr PyneMr Wakelin
Mr CobbDr JensenMr RandallDr Washer
Mr CostelloMr JullMr RichardsonMr Windsor
Mr DownerMr KeenanMr RobbMr Wood
Mrs DraperMrs D. M. KellyMr Ruddock
Mr DuttonJackie KellyMr Schultz

NOES, 58

Mr AdamsMr EmersonMr JenkinsMr Quick
Mr AlbaneseMr L. D. T. FergusonMr KerrMr Ripoll
Mr BevisMr M. J. FergusonMs KingMs Roxon
Ms BirdMr FitzgibbonDr LawrenceMr Rudd
Mr BowenMr GarrettMs LivermoreMr Sawford
Ms A. E. BurkeMr GeorganasMr McClellandMr Sercombe
Mr A. S. BurkeMs GeorgeMs MacklinMr S. F. Smith
Mr ByrneMr GibbonsMr McMullanMr Snowdon
Ms CorcoranMs GillardMr MelhamMr Swan
Mr CreanMs GriersonMr MurphyMr Tanner
Mr Danby*Mr GriffinMr B. P. O'ConnorMr K. J. Thomson
Mr EdwardsMs Hall*Mr G. M. O'ConnorMs Vamvakinou
Mrs ElliotMr HattonMs OwensMr Wilkie
Ms A. L. EllisMr HayesMs Plibersek
Ms K. M. EllisMrs IrwinMr Price

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

The Member was, therefore, suspended at 2.37 p.m. for 24 hours under standing order 94, and he accordingly left the Chamber.


Questions without notice continuing—

Member directed to leave

At 2.51 p.m. the Member for Gorton (Mr B. P. O'Connor) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for disorderly behaviour, and he accordingly left the Chamber.

Proposed motion of dissent

Mr Albanese having sought to move a motion of dissent—

Speaker's ruling

The Speaker ruled that a direction under standing order 94(a) for a Member to leave the Chamber was not a ruling, and that dissent was therefore not possible.

Dissent from ruling moved

Mr Albanese moved—That the ruling be dissented from.

Debate ensued.

Member directed to leave

At 3.03 p.m. the Member for Oxley (Mr Ripoll) was directed, under standing order 94, to leave the Chamber for one hour for continuing to interject after a warning had been given from the Chair, and he accordingly left the Chamber.

Debate continued.

Question—put.

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

AYES, 53

Mr AdamsMs K. M. EllisMr HayesMr Price
Mr AlbaneseMr EmersonMrs IrwinMs Roxon
Mr BevisMr L. D. T. FergusonMr JenkinsMr Rudd
Ms BirdMr M. J. FergusonMr KerrMr Sawford
Mr BowenMr FitzgibbonMs KingMr Sercombe
Ms A. E. BurkeMr GarrettDr LawrenceMr S. F. Smith
Mr A. S. BurkeMr GeorganasMs LivermoreMr Snowdon
Mr ByrneMs GeorgeMr McClellandMr Swan
Ms CorcoranMr GibbonsMs MacklinMr K. J. Thomson
Mr CreanMs GillardMr McMullanMs Vamvakinou
Mr Danby*Ms GriersonMr MelhamMr Wilkie
Mr EdwardsMr GriffinMr Murphy
Mrs ElliotMs Hall*Mr G. M. O'Connor
Ms A. L. EllisMr HattonMs Plibersek

NOES, 84

Mr AbbottMr DuttonJackie KellyMr Ruddock
Mr AndersonMrs ElsonMr LamingMr Schultz
Mr AndrewsMr EntschMs LeyMr Scott
Fran BaileyMr FarmerMr LindsayMr Secker
Mr BairdMr FawcettMr LloydMr Slipper
Mr BakerMr M. D. FergusonMr McArthur*Mr A. D. H. Smith
Mr BaldwinMr ForrestMr MacfarlaneMr Somlyay
Mr BarresiMs GambaroMr McGauranDr Southcott
Mr BartlettMr GeorgiouMrs MarkusDr Stone
Mr BillsonMr HaaseMrs MayMr C. P. Thompson
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HardgraveMrs MirabellaMr Ticehurst
Ms J. BishopMr HartsuykerMrs MoylanMr Tollner
Mr BroadbentMr HenryMr NairnMr Truss
Mr BroughMr HockeyDr NelsonMr Tuckey
Mr CadmanMr HowardMr NevilleMr Turnbull
Mr CausleyMrs Hull*Mr PearceMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr CioboMr HuntMr ProsserMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CobbDr JensenMr PyneMr Vasta
Mr CostelloMr JullMr RandallMr Wakelin
Mr DownerMr KeenanMr RichardsonDr Washer
Mrs DraperMrs D. M. KellyMr RobbMr Wood

* Tellers

And so it was negatived.

Questions without notice concluded.