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representatives vote 2021-02-15#7

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on 2022-10-14 11:33:40


  • Motions Crown Resorts
  • Motions - Crown Resorts - Don't let a vote happen


  • <p class="speaker">Tony Smith</p>
  • <p>The question is that the motion moved by the Leader of the Greens be disagreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of *disagreeing* with a [motion]( introduced by Melbourne MP [Adam Bandt]( (Greens), which means the motion failed.
  • The motion was to suspend the usual procedural rules - known as [standing orders]( - in order to let another vote take place.
  • ### Motion text
  • > *That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the Member for Melbourne from moving the following motion immediately:*
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  • > *That this House:*
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  • >> *(1) notes the Bergin report concerning Crown's gaming operations and its findings of money laundering and criminal activity;*
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  • >> *(2) calls on all political parties and candidates to join the Greens and independents in refusing to accept donations from Crown; and*
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  • >> *(3) also calls on the Liberal, National and Labor parties to return the almost $2 million in political donations received from Crown since 2000, or to transfer an equivalent amount to a charity or support service that deals with problem gambling.*