Senate debates

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Regulations and Determinations

Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry (Export of Live-stock to Egypt) Repeal Order 2014; Disallowance

1:33 pm

Photo of Richard ColbeckRichard Colbeck (Tasmania, Liberal Party, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture) Share this | Hansard source

I rise to continue my contribution on the disallowance motion moved by Senator Rhiannon and note the government's support for the live export trade. We are proud of the work that we have done to grow this trade on behalf of the beef industry in Australia. I move:

That the question be now put.

A division having been called and the bells being rung—

Mr President, having consulted the opposition, who have some things they wanted to contribute to the debate, I seek leave to withdraw my motion to end the debate.


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