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FOR – Treasury Laws Amendment (2022 Measures No. 5) Bill 2022 - Second Reading - Abandon Stage 3 tax cuts

The majority voted against an amendment to the usual second reading motion, which is "that the bill be read a second time" - parliamentary jargon for agreeing with the main idea of the bill. Had it been successful, this amendment would have added the following words:

At the end of the motion, add “, but the Senate calls on the Government to abandon the inflationary Morrison Government stage 3 tax cuts for billionaires and the ultrawealthy, and instead raise income support payments above the poverty line”


Date and time: 12:59 PM on 2023-02-07
Senator Pocock's vote: Aye
Total number of "aye" votes: 12
Total number of "no" votes: 42
Total number of abstentions: 22
Related bill: Treasury Laws Amendment (2022 Measures No. 5) Bill 2022

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