Senate debates

Thursday, 5 December 2013


Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Amendment Bill 2013; In Committee

1:12 pm

Photo of Mathias CormannMathias Cormann (WA, Liberal Party, Minister for Finance) Share this | Hansard source

Mr Chairman, on a point of order, I heard Senator Milne mislead the Australian people during a press conference earlier today, and she is persisting with misleading the Senate here today.

The CHAIRMAN: Order! There is no point of order, Senator Cormann.

Senator Milne seeks to make assertions out of context that are designed to mislead the—

The CHAIRMAN: Senator Cormann, that is not a point of order; that is a debating point, and there are other ways of rectifying that.

She should talk about my meetings with Obama administration officials in the same visit.

The CHAIRMAN: Order! Senator Cormann, you do not have the call.


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