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representatives vote 2014-03-06#5

Edited by mackay

on 2014-10-09 15:22:55

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2014-03-06.27.1) to agree to the bill.
  • This means that the majority of members agree with the bill and will now discuss whether to read it for a third time and therefore pass it in the House.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through in Parliament [here](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html). )
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The [Qantas Sale Amendment Bill 2014](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5187) was introduced to remove the foreign ownership and other restrictions that apply to [Qantas](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qantas) but do not apply to other airlines based in Australia.(Read more on [ABC News](http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-04/qantas-foreign-ownership-changes-explained/5296914) and on ABC Radio's [AM program](http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2014/s3956107.htm). ) These restrictions include: limits on the issue and ownership of Qantas shares, the makeup of the board of directors, use of the name Qantas and the location of the head office, place of incorporation and principle place of business.(Read more in the [bills digest](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/3071998/upload_binary/3071998.pdf;fileType=application/pdf) (852 KB).)
  • References
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2014-03-06.27.1) to agree to the bill.
  • This means that the majority of members agree with the bill and will now discuss whether to read it for a third time and therefore pass it in the House.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through in Parliament [here](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html). )
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The [Qantas Sale Amendment Bill 2014](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5187) was introduced to remove the foreign ownership and other restrictions that apply to [Qantas](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qantas) but do not apply to other airlines based in Australia.(Read more on [ABC News](http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-04/qantas-foreign-ownership-changes-explained/5296914) and on ABC Radio's [AM program](http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2014/s3956107.htm). ) These restrictions include: limits on the issue and ownership of Qantas shares, the makeup of the board of directors, use of the name Qantas and the location of the head office, place of incorporation and principle place of business.(Read more in the [bills digest](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/3071998/upload_binary/3071998.pdf;fileType=application/pdf) (852 KB).)
representatives vote 2014-03-06#5

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:21:37

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Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2014-03-06.27.1 motion] to agree to the bill.
  • This means that the majority of members agree with the bill and will now discuss whether to read it for a third time and therefore pass it in the House.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through in Parliament [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. )
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5187 Qantas Sale Amendment Bill 2014] was introduced to remove the foreign ownership and other restrictions that apply to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qantas Qantas] but do not apply to other airlines based in Australia.(Read more on [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-04/qantas-foreign-ownership-changes-explained/5296914 ABC News] and on ABC Radio's [http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2014/s3956107.htm AM program]. ) These restrictions include: limits on the issue and ownership of Qantas shares, the makeup of the board of directors, use of the name Qantas and the location of the head office, place of incorporation and principle place of business.(Read more in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/3071998/upload_binary/3071998.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (852 KB).)
  • References
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2014-03-06.27.1) to agree to the bill.
  • This means that the majority of members agree with the bill and will now discuss whether to read it for a third time and therefore pass it in the House.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through in Parliament [here](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html). )
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The [Qantas Sale Amendment Bill 2014](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5187) was introduced to remove the foreign ownership and other restrictions that apply to [Qantas](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qantas) but do not apply to other airlines based in Australia.(Read more on [ABC News](http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-04/qantas-foreign-ownership-changes-explained/5296914) and on ABC Radio's [AM program](http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2014/s3956107.htm). ) These restrictions include: limits on the issue and ownership of Qantas shares, the makeup of the board of directors, use of the name Qantas and the location of the head office, place of incorporation and principle place of business.(Read more in the [bills digest](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/3071998/upload_binary/3071998.pdf;fileType=application/pdf) (852 KB).)
  • References
representatives vote 2014-03-06#5

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:57

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2014-03-06.27.1 motion] to agree to the bill.
  • This means that the majority of members agree with the bill and will now discuss whether to read it for a third time and therefore pass it in the House.[1]
  • This means that the majority of members agree with the bill and will now discuss whether to read it for a third time and therefore pass it in the House.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through in Parliament [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. )
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5187 Qantas Sale Amendment Bill 2014] was introduced to remove the foreign ownership and other restrictions that apply to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qantas Qantas] but do not apply to other airlines based in Australia.[2] These restrictions include: limits on the issue and ownership of Qantas shares, the makeup of the board of directors, use of the name Qantas and the location of the head office, place of incorporation and principle place of business.[3]
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5187 Qantas Sale Amendment Bill 2014] was introduced to remove the foreign ownership and other restrictions that apply to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qantas Qantas] but do not apply to other airlines based in Australia.(Read more on [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-04/qantas-foreign-ownership-changes-explained/5296914 ABC News] and on ABC Radio's [http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2014/s3956107.htm AM program]. ) These restrictions include: limits on the issue and ownership of Qantas shares, the makeup of the board of directors, use of the name Qantas and the location of the head office, place of incorporation and principle place of business.(Read more in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/3071998/upload_binary/3071998.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (852 KB).)
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through in Parliament [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more on [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-04/qantas-foreign-ownership-changes-explained/5296914 ABC News] and on ABC Radio's [http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2014/s3956107.htm AM program].
  • * [3] Read more in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/3071998/upload_binary/3071998.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (852 KB).
representatives vote 2014-03-06#5

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-27 18:51:41

Title

  • Bills — Qantas Sale Amendment Bill 2014; Consideration in Detail
  • Qantas Sale Amendment Bill 2014 - Consideration in Detail - Agree to bill

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Bronwyn Bishop</p>
  • <p>The question now is that the bill be agreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2014-03-06.27.1 motion] to agree to the bill.
  • This means that the majority of members agree with the bill and will now discuss whether to read it for a third time and therefore pass it in the House.[1]
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r5187 Qantas Sale Amendment Bill 2014] was introduced to remove the foreign ownership and other restrictions that apply to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qantas Qantas] but do not apply to other airlines based in Australia.[2] These restrictions include: limits on the issue and ownership of Qantas shares, the makeup of the board of directors, use of the name Qantas and the location of the head office, place of incorporation and principle place of business.[3]
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through in Parliament [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more on [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-04/qantas-foreign-ownership-changes-explained/5296914 ABC News] and on ABC Radio's [http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2014/s3956107.htm AM program].
  • * [3] Read more in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/3071998/upload_binary/3071998.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (852 KB).