The majority voted against amendments introduced by the Australian Labor Party, which means they failed.

Amendment text

(1) Page 97 (after line 11), at the end of Division 1, add:

108A Restricted access system—consultation

(1) Before making a legislative instrument under section 108, the Commissioner must:

(a) make a copy of the draft instrument available on a website; and

(b) publish a notice on a website:

(i) stating that the Commissioner has prepared a draft of the instrument; and

(ii) inviting written submissions from the public within a specified period; and

(c) circulate to relevant stakeholders an invitation to give written submissions about the draft instrument to the Commissioner within that period.

(2) The period specified in the notice must run for at least 30 days after the publication of the notice.

(3) A relevant stakeholder for the purpose of paragraph (1) (c) includes but is not limited to a person who made submissions in relation to the draft Online Safety Bill 2021, if:

(a) the person's submissions were published on the Department's website; and

(b) the Commissioner is reasonably able to contact the person.

Note: Submissions in relation to the draft Online Safety Bill 2021 could, in 2021, be viewed on the Department's website (

(4) If a person gives submissions in accordance with a notice or invitation under subsection (1), the Commissioner must have due regard to those submissions in making the instrument.

Votes Not passed by a small majority

Nobody rebelled against their party.

Party Votes
Australian Greens (100% turnout) 9 Yes 0 No
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
Lidia Thorpe Victoria Yes
Larissa Waters Queensland Yes
Peter Whish-Wilson Tasmania Yes
Australian Labor Party (60% turnout) 15 Yes 0 No
Tim Ayres NSW Yes
Carol Brown Tasmania Yes
Anthony Chisholm Queensland Yes
Raff Ciccone Victoria Yes
Alex Gallacher SA Yes
Katy Gallagher ACT Yes
Nita Green Queensland Yes
Kristina Keneally NSW Yes
Jenny McAllister NSW Yes
Malarndirri McCarthy NT Yes
Helen Polley Tasmania Yes
Glenn Sterle WA Yes
Anne Urquhart Tasmania Yes
Jess Walsh Victoria Yes
Penny Wong SA Yes
Catryna Bilyk Tasmania Absent
Kim Carr Victoria Absent
Patrick Dodson WA Absent
Don Farrell SA Absent
Kimberley Kitching Victoria Absent
Deborah O'Neill NSW Absent
Louise Pratt WA Absent
Tony Sheldon NSW Absent
Marielle Smith SA Absent
Murray Watt Queensland Absent
Stirling Griff SA Centre Alliance Absent
Sam McMahon NT Country Liberal Party No
Sue Lines WA Deputy President Yes
Rex Patrick SA Independent No
Jacqui Lambie Tasmania Jacqui Lambie Network Yes
Liberal National Party (100% turnout) 0 Yes 2 No
Matthew Canavan Queensland No
James McGrath Queensland No
Liberal Party (72% turnout) 0 Yes 21 No
Eric Abetz Tasmania No
Alex Antic SA No
Andrew Bragg NSW No
Michaelia Cash WA No
Richard Colbeck Tasmania No
Jonathon Duniam Tasmania No
David Fawcett SA No
Concetta Fierravanti-Wells NSW No
Hollie Hughes NSW No
Jane Hume Victoria No
Andrew McLachlan SA No
Matt O'Sullivan WA No
James Paterson Victoria No
Gerard Rennick Queensland No
Linda Reynolds WA No
Anne Ruston SA No
Paul Scarr Queensland No
Ben Small WA No
Dean Smith WA No
Amanda Stoker Queensland No
David Van Victoria No
Wendy Askew Tasmania Absent
Simon Birmingham SA Absent
Slade Brockman WA Absent
Claire Chandler Tasmania Absent
Sarah Henderson Victoria Absent
Jim Molan NSW Absent
Marise Payne NSW Absent
Zed Seselja ACT Absent
National Party (100% turnout) 0 Yes 3 No
Perin Davey NSW No
Susan McDonald Queensland No
Bridget McKenzie Victoria No
Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party (50% turnout) 0 Yes 1 No
Malcolm Roberts Queensland No
Pauline Hanson Queensland Absent
Scott Ryan Victoria President No
Totals (74% turnout) 26 Yes – 30 No