Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Consideration of Legislation
I seek leave to make a short statement.
Leave not granted.
Pursuant to contingent notice, I move:
That so much of standing orders be suspended as would prevent me from making a statement.
I'm very pleased to rise on this to explain to the crossbench why it is so important that they allow this motion to be amended. The crossbenchers—and I appreciate that some of them may not have understood the full import of what they were doing—