Senate debates

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Committees

Joint Standing Committee on the National Broadband Network; Appointment

7:12 pm

Photo of Alex GallacherAlex Gallacher (SA, Australian Labor Party) Share this | | Hansard source

A message has been received from the House of Representatives transmitting for concurrence resolutions relating to the formation of a joint committee. Copies of the message have been circulated in the chamber. Details of the documents tabled today are recorded in the Journals.

7:13 pm

Photo of Mitch FifieldMitch Fifield (Victoria, Liberal Party, Manager of Government Business in the Senate) Share this | | Hansard source

I move:

That the Senate concurs with the resolution of the House of Representatives contained in message No. 17 relating to the appointment of the Joint Standing Committee on the National Broadband Network.

Photo of Scott LudlamScott Ludlam (WA, Australian Greens) Share this | | Hansard source

If I may seek some clarification, Mr Acting Deputy President: are you just putting the question on the joint NBN committee?

Photo of Scott LudlamScott Ludlam (WA, Australian Greens) Share this | | Hansard source

For the benefit of opposition spokespeople—I was expecting that this would be a fairly quiet few minutes.

Question agreed to.