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AGAINST – Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023 - Consideration of Senate Message - On dividing the bill

The majority voted in favour of a motion introduced by Watson MP Tony Burke (Labor), which means it passed.

Motion text

That the House:

(1) acknowledges the position previously taken by the House that the division of a bill in the House in which it did not originate is undesirable;

(2) without departing from this position, distinguishes this occasion on the basis that it involves the division of a Government bill in the Senate, at the initiation of the Government, setting it apart from previous occurrences;

(3) therefore concurs with this action taken by the Senate on this occasion; and

(4) agrees to the amendments made by the Senate.


Date and time: 4:54 PM on 2023-12-07
Allegra Spender's vote: No
Total number of "aye" votes: 74
Total number of "no" votes: 52
Total number of abstentions: 25
Related bill: Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023

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