Wednesday, 5 March 2014
Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013; In Committee
I will take the opportunity, since we are pausing here for a moment, to make the observation that this particular measure the government is proposing is one that was put forward by the previous government. The opposition came up with a range of rationales as to why the world is an entirely different place and the commitment can no longer stand. I just wish to note that and do not wish to detain the chamber any longer.
The TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN: The question is that Senator McLucas's amendment be agreed to.
Question agreed to.
The CHAIRMAN: The question now before the chair is that the bill as amended be agreed to.