House debates

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Motions

Gun Control

3:02 pm

Photo of Bill ShortenBill Shorten (Maribyrnong, Australian Labor Party, Leader of the Opposition) Share this | | Hansard source

I seek leave to move the following motion:

That the House condemns the coalition government for being willing to trade John Howard's gun laws for votes in the Senate.

Leave not granted.

I move:

That so much of the standing and sessional orders be suspended as would prevent the Leader of the Opposition moving the following motion forthwith—That the House condemns the coalition government for being willing to trade John Howard's gun laws for votes in the Senate.

This government would sell out gun laws to pursue their anti-worker—

3:03 pm

Photo of Christopher PyneChristopher Pyne (Sturt, Liberal Party, Leader of the House) Share this | | Hansard source

As this motion was already dealt with earlier today at 12 o'clock and will be voted on at 4.10, I move:

That the member be no longer heard.

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

The question is that the Leader of the Opposition be no further heard.

3:10 pm

Photo of Tanya PlibersekTanya Plibersek (Sydney, Australian Labor Party, Deputy Leader of the Opposition) Share this | | Hansard source

There is, Mr Speaker. Guns for votes!

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

Does the member for Sydney second the—

Photo of Tanya PlibersekTanya Plibersek (Sydney, Australian Labor Party, Deputy Leader of the Opposition) Share this | | Hansard source

This Prime Minister should be ashamed of himself.

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

The member for Sydney will resume her seat. It is a requirement that someone seconding the motion states so. Is the member for Sydney seconding the motion? Or this motion will lapse. We are not having a repeat of last night. Does the member for Sydney second the motion?

Photo of Tanya PlibersekTanya Plibersek (Sydney, Australian Labor Party, Deputy Leader of the Opposition) Share this | | Hansard source

Shameful! I second this motion. Guns for votes! It is a shame that this Prime Minister—

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

The member for Sydney will resume her seat.

3:11 pm

Photo of Christopher PyneChristopher Pyne (Sturt, Liberal Party, Leader of the House) Share this | | Hansard source

I move:

That the member be no longer heard.

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

The question is that the member for Sydney be no further heard.

3:14 pm

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

The question now is that the motion moved by the Leader of the Opposition be agreed to.

Photo of Christopher PyneChristopher Pyne (Sturt, Liberal Party, Leader of the House) Share this | | Hansard source

I move:

That the question be put.

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

The question is that the question be put.

3:17 pm

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

The question now is that the motion moved by the Leader of the Opposition be agreed to.

Photo of Malcolm TurnbullMalcolm Turnbull (Wentworth, Liberal Party, Prime Minister) Share this | | Hansard source

Mr Speaker, I ask that further questions be placed on the Notice Paper.