Senate debates

Thursday, 17 June 2010

Paid Parental Leave Bill 2010; Paid Parental Leave (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010

In Committee

12:01 pm

Photo of Mitch FifieldMitch Fifield (Victoria, Liberal Party, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities, Carers and the Voluntary Sector) Share this | Hansard source

I note that Senator Fielding has an amendment identical to this one. Also, Senator Xenophon has indicated by email to the whips that he will be supporting the opposition amendment. I noted that in that situation, with the opposition’s previous substantive amendments, the government did not seek to divide, recognising the numbers in the chamber.


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