The question before the chair is that government amendments on sheet UC140 be agreed to.
Government's circulated amendments—
At the end of the motion, add ", but the Senate:
(a) notes that:
(i) the success of the National Reconstruction Fund Corporation's work will depend in large part on the existence of a sustainable pipeline of eligible projects at a stage suitable for funding through the Corporation, and
(ii) the work of the Corporation will reach across multiple portfolio areas and have a long-term, transformative impact on Australia's economy and industrial base; and
(b) calls on the Government to:
(i) commit to exploring additional policy mechanisms to provide Australian startups access to finance as they navigate the path to commercialisation, and
(ii) establish an office for the Corporation in the Australian Capital Territory to foster collaborative engagement with other key government bodies and private corporations and access to a skilled local workforce".
Date and time: 8:11 PM on 2023-03-28
Senator Pocock's vote: Aye
Total number of "aye" votes: 34
Total number of "no" votes: 28
Total number of abstentions: 14
Related bill: National Reconstruction Fund Corporation Bill 2023
Adapted from information made available by theyvoteforyou.org.au