Senate debates

Thursday, 7 September 2017


Rohingya People

12:31 pm

Photo of James McGrathJames McGrath (Queensland, Liberal National Party, Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister) Share this | Hansard source

It is a longstanding approach taken by the coalition and Labor governments that complex foreign policy matters should not be dealt with in formal business precisely because they cannot be amended or debated. The Senate should not consider and vote on such significant issues without the ability to have a full debate.


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