Monday, 2 May 2016
Private Members' Business
Universal Health Care
What an interesting motion from the member for Newcastle! It was laid on very thick—so thick that if you put on your garden you could watch the veggies grow by the minute. The motion is full of Labor headquarters messaging. We understand that in this business there is a relative amount of spin—I accept that—but this is not spin; this is pure deceit. We are talking about a range of activities. There are eight or 10 points to this motion. Let us begin where the previous speaker left off: the MBS rebate pause. Who introduced the pause? It was the Labor Party.
Ms Plibersek interjecting—
The member for Sydney over there tries to interject, but let me read what you said—