House debates

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Motions

Racism

4:19 pm

Photo of Tony SmithTony Smith (Speaker) Share this | Hansard source

Members on my right aren't assisting. Whilst this is not normally done, given it's already in the Hansard and stated this morning and time has elapsed with the deferred division, I will. I would have presumed most members want to be able to vote in the division; even though the doors are locked, you can be excluded from voting. The question before the House is the motion moved by the member for Watson, which was:

That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the Member for Watson from moving the following motion immediately:

That the House rejects the resolution put to the Senate yesterday which included a white supremacist slogan that is also used by hate groups like the Ku Klux Klan.

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