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The majority voted against an amendment introduced by Victorian Senator Derryn Hinch (Derryn Hinch's Justice Party), which means it failed.

What was the amendment?

The amendment would have inserted the following into the bill:

4AGA Cessation of allowances for serious misconduct

(1) Allowances cease to be payable to a former Governor-General or a spouse of a former Governor-General under this Act if each House of the Parliament passes a resolution that the House is of the opinion that the former Governor-General has engaged in serious misconduct.

(2) The allowances cease to be payable from the day after the day the second House passes a resolution in accordance with subsection (1).

In other words, if a former Governor-General engaged in serious misconduct, they are not eligible for allowances.

Votes Not passed by a modest majority

Nobody rebelled against their party.

Party Votes
Cory Bernardi SA Australian Conservatives Absent
Australian Greens (100% turnout) 9 Yes 0 No
Richard Di Natale Victoria Yes
Mehreen Faruqi NSW Yes
Sarah Hanson-Young SA Yes
Nick McKim Tasmania Yes
Janet Rice Victoria Yes
Rachel Siewert WA Yes
Jordon Steele-John WA Yes
Larissa Waters Queensland Yes
Peter Whish-Wilson Tasmania Yes
Australian Labor Party (56% turnout) 0 Yes 14 No
Catryna Bilyk Tasmania No
Kim Carr Victoria No
Anthony Chisholm Queensland No
Raff Ciccone Victoria No
Patrick Dodson WA No
Don Farrell SA No
Alex Gallacher SA No
Chris Ketter Queensland No
Gavin Marshall Victoria No
Malarndirri McCarthy NT No
Deborah O'Neill NSW No
Louise Pratt WA No
David Smith ACT No
Glenn Sterle WA No
Carol Brown Tasmania Absent
Doug Cameron NSW Absent
Kristina Keneally NSW Absent
Kimberley Kitching Victoria Absent
Jenny McAllister NSW Absent
Claire Moore Queensland Absent
Helen Polley Tasmania Absent
Lisa Singh Tasmania Absent
Anne Urquhart Tasmania Absent
Murray Watt Queensland Absent
Penny Wong SA Absent
Centre Alliance (100% turnout) 2 Yes 0 No
Stirling Griff SA Yes
Rex Patrick SA Yes
Nigel Scullion NT Country Liberal Party Absent
Derryn Hinch Victoria Derryn Hinch's Justice Party Yes
Sue Lines WA Deputy President No
Steve Martin Tasmania Independent No
Fraser Anning Queensland Independent Absent
Tim Storer SA Independent Absent
Duncan Spender NSW Liberal Democratic Party Yes
Liberal National Party (0.0% turnout) Absent
Matthew Canavan Queensland Absent
James McGrath Queensland Absent
Liberal Party (65% turnout) 0 Yes 15 No
Simon Birmingham SA No
Slade Brockman WA No
Michaelia Cash WA No
Richard Colbeck Tasmania No
Jonathon Duniam Tasmania No
Concetta Fierravanti-Wells NSW No
Mitch Fifield Victoria No
Lucy Gichuhi SA No
Jane Hume Victoria No
Jim Molan NSW No
James Paterson Victoria No
Anne Ruston SA No
Zed Seselja ACT No
Dean Smith WA No
Amanda Stoker Queensland No
Eric Abetz Tasmania Absent
Wendy Askew Tasmania Absent
Mathias Cormann WA Absent
David Fawcett SA Absent
Ian Macdonald Queensland Absent
Marise Payne NSW Absent
Linda Reynolds WA Absent
Arthur Sinodinos NSW Absent
National Party (67% turnout) 0 Yes 2 No
Barry O'Sullivan Queensland No
John Williams NSW No
Bridget McKenzie Victoria Absent
Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party (0.0% turnout) Absent
Peter Georgiou WA Absent
Pauline Hanson Queensland Absent
Scott Ryan Victoria President Absent
Brian Burston NSW United Australia Party Absent
Totals (61% turnout) 13 Yes – 33 No