Senate debates

Thursday, 13 May 2021


Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Amendment (Extension and Other Measures) Bill 2021; Second Reading

2:23 pm

Photo of Scott RyanScott Ryan (President) Share this | Hansard source

Yes, that's agreed to. We'll have three votes. The question is that opposition amendment (1) on sheet 1246 be agreed to.

O pposition's circulated amendments—

(1) Schedule 1, page 9 (after line 10), after item 29, insert:

29A At the end of section 15(4)


(5) At least one member must be an Indigenous person.

(6) In this section:

Indigenous person means a person who is:

(a) a member of the Aboriginal race of Australia; or

(b) a descendant of an Indigenous inhabitant of the Torres Strait Islands.


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