Senate debates

Wednesday, 28 February 2024

Matters of Public Importance

Dunkley By-Election

4:14 pm

Photo of Helen PolleyHelen Polley (Tasmania, Australian Labor Party) Share this | Hansard source

Senator Hume has submitted a proposal:

Pursuant to standing order 75, I propose that the following matter of public importance be submitted to the Senate for discussion:

The broken promise to the people of Dunkley by Prime Minister Albanese to have a plan for the cost of living, and instead deliver higher mortgage costs, higher energy bills and high prices at the checkout, all the while failing to get inflation under control.

Is the proposal supported?

More than the number of senators required by the standing orders having risen in their places—


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