Senate debates

Thursday, 1 November 2012



12:23 pm

Photo of Rachel SiewertRachel Siewert (WA, Australian Greens) Share this | | Hansard source

I move:

That the Senate—

(a) resolves that Newstart payments are too low and should increase by $50 per week; and

(b) calls on the Government to find an appropriate savings measure to fund this increase.

Photo of John HoggJohn Hogg (President) Share this | | Hansard source

The question is that the motion moved by Senator Siewert be agreed to.