The majority voted against a motion introduced by Greens MP Adam Bandt, which means that it was unsuccessful. The motion was:

That this House:

(1) condemns the Government's $2.3 billion cuts to university funding and student support; and(Learn more about thee cuts on ABC's Lateline here. )

(2) calls on the Government to reverse the decision.(Read Mr Bandt's explanation of the motion here.)


Votes Not passed by a large majority

Nobody rebelled against their party.

Party Votes
Adam Bandt Melbourne Australian Greens Yes
Australian Labor Party (17% turnout) 0 Yes 12 No
Anthony Albanese Grayndler No
Chris Bowen McMahon No
David Bradbury Lindsay No
Michael Danby Melbourne Ports No
Ed Husic Chifley No
Rob Mitchell McEwen No
Shayne Neumann Blair No
Graham Perrett Moreton No
Bill Shorten Maribyrnong No
Wayne Swan Lilley No
Mike Symon Deakin No
Kelvin Thomson Wills No
Dick Adams Lyons Absent
Sharon Bird Cunningham Absent
Gai Brodtmann Canberra Absent
Tony Burke Watson Absent
Mark Butler Port Adelaide Absent
Anthony Byrne Holt Absent
Nick Champion Wakefield Absent
Darren Cheeseman Corangamite Absent
Jason Clare Blaxland Absent
Julie Collins Franklin Absent
Greg Combet Charlton Absent
Simon Crean Hotham Absent
Yvette D'Ath Petrie Absent
Mark Dreyfus Isaacs Absent
Justine Elliot Richmond Absent
Kate Ellis Adelaide Absent
Craig Emerson Rankin Absent
Laurie Ferguson Werriwa Absent
Martin Ferguson Batman Absent
Joel Fitzgibbon Hunter Absent
Peter Garrett Kingsford Smith Absent
Steve Georganas Hindmarsh Absent
Steve Gibbons Bendigo Absent
Julia Gillard Lalor Absent
Gary Gray Brand Absent
Sharon Grierson Newcastle Absent
Alan Griffin Bruce Absent
Jill Hall Shortland Absent
Chris Hayes Fowler Absent
Harry Jenkins Scullin Absent
Stephen Jones Throsby Absent
Mike Kelly Eden-Monaro Absent
Catherine King Ballarat Absent
Andrew Leigh Fraser Absent
Kirsten Livermore Capricornia Absent
Geoff Lyons Bass Absent
Jenny Macklin Jagajaga Absent
Richard Marles Corio Absent
Robert McClelland Barton Absent
Daryl Melham Banks Absent
John Murphy Reid Absent
Brendan O'Connor Gorton Absent
Deborah O'Neill Robertson Absent
Julie Owens Parramatta Absent
Melissa Parke Fremantle Absent
Tanya Plibersek Sydney Absent
Bernie Ripoll Oxley Absent
Amanda Rishworth Kingston Absent
Michelle Rowland Greenway Absent
Nicola Roxon Gellibrand Absent
Kevin Rudd Griffith Absent
Janelle Saffin Page Absent
Sid Sidebottom Braddon Absent
Stephen Smith Perth Absent
Laura Smyth La Trobe Absent
Warren Snowdon Lingiari Absent
Maria Vamvakinou Calwell Absent
Tony Zappia Makin Absent
Natasha Griggs Solomon Country Liberal Party Absent
Bruce Scott Maranoa Deputy Speaker Absent
Bob Katter Kennedy Independent Yes
Robert Oakeshott Lyne Independent Yes
Craig Thomson Dobell Independent Yes
Andrew Wilkie Denison Independent Yes
Peter Slipper Fisher Independent Absent
Tony Windsor New England Independent Absent
Bob Katter Kennedy Katter's Australian Party Absent
Liberal Party (32% turnout) 0 Yes 19 No
Bruce Billson Dunkley No
Jamie Briggs Mayo No
Steven Ciobo Moncrieff No
Peter Dutton Dickson No
Paul Fletcher Bradfield No
Joe Hockey North Sydney No
Steve Irons Swan No
Dennis Jensen Tangney No
Ewen Jones Herbert No
Michael Keenan Stirling No
Jane Prentice Ryan No
Christopher Pyne Sturt No
Philip Ruddock Berowra No
Patrick Secker Barker No
Tony Smith Casey No
Andrew Southcott Boothby No
Sharman Stone Murray No
Bert Van Manen Forde No
Ken Wyatt Hasluck No
Tony Abbott Warringah Absent
John Alexander Bennelong Absent
Karen Andrews McPherson Absent
Kevin Andrews Menzies Absent
Bob Baldwin Paterson Absent
Bronwyn Bishop Mackellar Absent
Julie Bishop Curtin Absent
Russell Broadbent McMillan Absent
Scott Buchholz Wright Absent
Warren Entsch Leichhardt Absent
Josh Frydenberg Kooyong Absent
Teresa Gambaro Brisbane Absent
Joanna Gash Gilmore Absent
Barry Haase Durack Absent
Alex Hawke Mitchell Absent
Greg Hunt Flinders Absent
Craig Kelly Hughes Absent
Andrew Laming Bowman Absent
Sussan Ley Farrer Absent
Ian Macfarlane Groom Absent
Nola Marino Forrest Absent
Louise Markus Macquarie Absent
Russell Matheson Macarthur Absent
Sophie Mirabella Indi Absent
Scott Morrison Cook Absent
Judi Moylan Pearce Absent
Kelly O'Dwyer Higgins Absent
Rowan Ramsey Grey Absent
Don Randall Canning Absent
Andrew Robb Goldstein Absent
Stuart Robert Fadden Absent
Wyatt Roy Longman Absent
Alby Schultz Hume Absent
Luke Simpkins Cowan Absent
Alex Somlyay Fairfax Absent
Dan Tehan Wannon Absent
Alan Tudge Aston Absent
Malcolm Turnbull Wentworth Absent
Ross Vasta Bonner Absent
Mal Washer Moore Absent
National Party (36% turnout) 0 Yes 4 No
Mark Coulton Parkes No
Luke Hartsuyker Cowper No
Michael McCormack Riverina No
Paul Neville Hinkler No
Darren Chester Gippsland Absent
George Christensen Dawson Absent
John Cobb Calare Absent
Tony Crook O'Connor Absent
John Forrest Mallee Absent
Ken O'Dowd Flynn Absent
Warren Truss Wide Bay Absent
Anna Burke Chisholm Speaker Absent
Totals (27% turnout) 5 Yes – 35 No