Senate debates

Wednesday, 23 November 2022


Budget; Order for the Production of Documents

4:10 pm

Photo of Wendy AskewWendy Askew (Tasmania, Liberal Party) Share this | | Hansard source

At the request of Senator Hume, I move:

That there be laid on the table by the Minister for Finance, by no later than midday on Monday, 28 November 2022:

(a) a copy of the Budget Process Operational Rules used in the formation of the 2022-23 October Budget (BPORs);

(b) any briefings, minutes or advice provided to the Minister for Finance by the Department of Finance relating to the BPORs and amendments to the BPORs since 22 May 2022; and

(c) any letter, email, communique or other document that accompanied the BPORs when they were issued as advice to agencies.

Photo of Sue LinesSue Lines (President) Share this | | Hansard source

The question is that general business notice of motion No. 87, standing in the name of Senator Hume and moved by Senator Askew, be agreed to.