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senate vote 2012-11-01#5

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on 2018-04-12 16:21:56

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  • Motions Newstart
  • Motions - Newstart - Increase

Description

  • The majority voted against this [motion](https://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2012-11-01.36.1), which means it failed.
  • ### Motion text
  • > *That the Senate—*
  • > *(a) resolves that Newstart payments are too low and should increase by $50 per week; and*
  • > *(b) calls on the Government to find an appropriate savings measure to fund this increase.*
  • > *(b) calls on the Government to find an appropriate savings measure to fund this increase.*
senate vote 2012-11-01#5

Edited by mackay

on 2018-04-12 16:21:05

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  • <p class="speaker">Rachel Siewert</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That the Senate&#8212;</p>
  • The majority voted against this [motion](https://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2012-11-01.36.1), which means it failed.
  • ### Motion text
  • > *That the Senate—*
  • > *(a) resolves that Newstart payments are too low and should increase by $50 per week; and*
  • > *(b) calls on the Government to find an appropriate savings measure to fund this increase.*
  • <p class="italic">(a) resolves that Newstart payments are too low and should increase by $50 per week; and</p>
  • <p class="italic">(b) calls on the Government to find an appropriate savings measure to fund this increase.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">John Hogg</p>
  • <p>The question is that the motion moved by Senator Siewert be agreed to.</p>