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representatives vote 2023-02-15#2

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on 2023-02-17 10:50:00


  • Bills — Housing Australia Future Fund Bill 2023, National Housing Supply and Affordability Council Bill 2023, Treasury Laws Amendment (Housing Measures No. 1) Bill 2023; Second Reading
  • Housing Australia Future Fund Bill 2023 - Second Reading - Agree with the bill's main idea


  • <p class="speaker">Milton Dick</p>
  • <p>The question now is that the amendment moved by the honourable member for Fowler be disagreed to.</p>
  • <p>Question agreed to.</p>
  • <p>The question now is that this bill be now read a second time.</p>
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  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion]( to agree with the main idea of the bill - this is known as giving a bill a [second reading]( They can now discuss the bill in more detail.
  • ### Rebellion
  • Bass MP [Bridget Archer]( (Liberal) voted "Yes" against the rest of her party, who voted "No". This is known as [crossing the floor](
  • #### Note from 17/02/23
  • Note that this division entry is currently showing Calare MP [Andrew Gee]( (Independent) as a rebel. This is an error and due to the fact we have not yet updated our system to show that Mr Gee has [left the Nationals]( and is now an Independent.
  • ### What does this bill do?
  • According to the [bill digest](
  • > *The Housing Australia Future Fund is created by the Housing Australia Future Fund Bill 2023 (HAFF Bill). It is proposed to be structured, governed, and administered in a similar way to other Investment Funds. The financing will be administered using two Special Accounts.*