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Ms Macklin (Minister for Disability Reform), by leave, made a ministerial statement on progress towards a National Disability Insurance Scheme and presented the following document:

Progress towards a National Disability Insurance Scheme—Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Minister for Disability Reform, Jenny Macklin, 11 September 2012.

Suspension of standing and sessional orders—Time for speech

Ms Macklin, by leave, moved—That so much of the standing and sessional orders be suspended as would prevent Mr K. J. Andrews speaking for a period not exceeding thirteen and a half minutes.

Question—put and passed.

Mr K. J. Andrews addressed the House.