Senate debates

Thursday, 24 June 2021



4:03 pm

Photo of Simon BirminghamSimon Birmingham (SA, Liberal Party, Minister for Finance) Share this | | Hansard source

by leave—I move:

That today—

(a) the hours of meeting be 9.30 am till adjournment;

(b) the questions on all remaining stages of the following bills be put at 4.30 pm:

COVID-19 Disaster Payment (Funding Arrangements) Bill 2021

Treasury Laws Amendment (COVID-19 Economic Response) Bill 2021

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (International Production Orders) Bill 2020

Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Amendment Bill 2021

(c) paragraph (b) operate as a limitation of debate under standing order 142;

(d) following consideration of the bills, a message from the House of Representatives concerning the Water Legislation Amendment (Inspector-General of Water Compliance and Other Measures) Bill 2021 be reported, and the question that the Senate not insist on its amendments be proposed from the chair and put immediately;

(e) subsequently, the routine of business be as follows:

(i) consideration of a motion to be moved by Senator Birmingham relating to formal motions—question to be put without amendment after 20 minutes,

(ii) consideration of general business notice of motion no. 1174—to be considered for not more than 30 minutes,

(iii) a motion relating to the next meeting of the Senate and leave of absence for senators, and

(iv) adjournment to be proposed; and

(f) divisions may take place after 4.30 pm for the purposes of the matters contained in this motion only.

I ask that the question be put.

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

The question, as moved by Senator Birmingham, is that the question be put on the motion he has moved.

4:11 pm

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

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