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FOR – Bills — Economic Inclusion Advisory Committee Bill 2023; Second Reading

Sue Lines

I will now deal with the Committee of the Whole amendments, starting with the amendments circulated jointly by the Australian Greens and Senator David Pocock. I understand senators have requested that the questions be put separately on each sheet. The question is that the amendments on sheet 2153 be agreed to.

Australian Greens' and Senator David Pocock's circulated amendments

(1) Clause 6, page 4 (line 14), omit "and an economist", substitute ", an economist and a person with direct contemporary experience of living with a low income and economic exclusion".

(2) Clause 11, page 8 (line 27), at the end of subclause (2), add:

; (g) a person who has direct contemporary experience of living with a low income and economic exclusion.

(3) Clause 11, page 8 (after line 30), after paragraph (3)(a), insert:

(aa) ensure that at least one of those members is a person with disability; and

(ab) have regard to the desirability of the membership of the Committee being persons who are actively involved in policy, advocacy and peer support work related to economic exclusion; and

Summary

Date and time: 9:13 PM on 2023-12-05
Senator Pocock's vote: Aye
Total number of "aye" votes: 11
Total number of "no" votes: 32
Total number of abstentions: 33
Related bill: Economic Inclusion Advisory Committee Bill 2023

Adapted from information made available by theyvoteforyou.org.au