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FOR – Housing Australia Future Fund Bill 2023 - Second Reading - Agree with the bill's main idea

The majority voted in favour of a motion to agree with the main idea of the bill - this is known as giving a bill a second reading. They can now discuss the bill in more detail.


Bass MP Bridget Archer (Liberal) voted "Yes" against the rest of her party, who voted "No". This is known as crossing the floor.

Note from 17/02/23

Note that this division entry is currently showing Calare MP Andrew Gee (Independent) as a rebel. This is an error and due to the fact we have not yet updated our system to show that Mr Gee has left the Nationals and is now an Independent.

What does this bill do?

According to the bill digest:

The Housing Australia Future Fund is created by the Housing Australia Future Fund Bill 2023 (HAFF Bill). It is proposed to be structured, governed, and administered in a similar way to other Investment Funds. The financing will be administered using two Special Accounts.


Date and time: 5:39 PM on 2023-02-15
Allegra Spender's vote: Aye
Total number of "aye" votes: 84
Total number of "no" votes: 49
Total number of abstentions: 18
Related bill: Housing Australia Future Fund Bill 2023

Adapted from information made available by

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