Senate debates

Thursday, 17 March 2016


Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill 2016; In Committee

3:36 am

Photo of Peter Whish-WilsonPeter Whish-Wilson (Tasmania, Australian Greens) Share this | Hansard source

I would just like to remind the chamber and the Labor Party that it is now 3.36 in the morning, and I ask the Labor Party to address the amendment before the chair, and then we have 37 more to go following that. The time for student politics is over. Deal with the issue at hand—through you, Chair—and let us actually get on with doing the job that we are paid for, that the Australian people want us to do, which is to actually look at the legislation, deal with the substantive debate, not the student politics that Senator Collins has been bunging on about for the last 15 minutes, get on with the amendment, and deal with the substantive debate, which is very important—

Senator O'Neill interjecting—


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