Thursday, 24 May 2012
Matters of Public Importance
The Speaker has received letters from the honourable member for Flinders and the honourable member for Chifley proposing that definite matters of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion today. As required by standing order 46(d), Mr Speaker has selected the matter which, in his opinion, is the most urgent and important; that is, that proposed by the honourable member for Flinders, namely:
The impact of the carbon tax on jobs and the cost of living
I call upon those members who approve of the proposed discussion to rise in their places.
More than the number of members required by the standing orders having risen in their places—