House debates

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Personal Explanations

3:31 pm

Photo of David FeeneyDavid Feeney (Batman, Australian Labor Party, Shadow Minister for Justice) Share this | | Hansard source

I wish to make a personal explanation.

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

Does the honourable member claim to have been misrepresented?

Photo of David FeeneyDavid Feeney (Batman, Australian Labor Party, Shadow Minister for Justice) Share this | | Hansard source

Yes.

Photo of David FeeneyDavid Feeney (Batman, Australian Labor Party, Shadow Minister for Justice) Share this | | Hansard source

In question time yesterday the Deputy Prime Minister stated that I have a family trust. That is incorrect. I do not have a family trust.

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

I thank the member for Batman. And I commend him as an example to others of raising a personal explanation quickly and concisely, without wasting the time of the House.