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FOR – Bills — Interactive Gambling Amendment (Credit and Other Measures) Bill 2023; Second Reading

Jess Walsh

I will now put the questions on the remaining stages of the Interactive Gambling Amendment (Credit and Other Measures) Bill 2023.

Sarah Henderson

I seek leave to have my speech incorporated into Hansard.

Leave not granted.

Jess Walsh

I will first deal with the second reading amendment circulated by Senator David Pocock. The question is that the second reading amendment on sheet 2259 be agreed to.

Senator David Pocock's circulated amendment—

At the end of the motion, add ", but the Senate:

(a) commits to diminishing the political influence of the online wagering industry, in the interests of protecting Australians and harm reduction strategies from industry influence; and

(b) calls on all politicians and all political parties to stop accepting political donations from the online wagering industry and revoke any passes that they have sponsored for members of the industry, and their agents, to access Parliament House".

Summary

Date and time: 7:28 PM on 2023-12-06
Senator Pocock's vote: Aye
Total number of "aye" votes: 11
Total number of "no" votes: 24
Total number of abstentions: 41
Related bill: Interactive Gambling Amendment (Credit and Other Measures) Bill 2023

Adapted from information made available by theyvoteforyou.org.au