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The majority voted against agreeing with the main idea of the bill. In parliamentary jargon, they voted against reading the bill for a second time. This means that the bill has been rejected and will not be considered any further.

What is the bill's main idea?

According to the bill homepage, the bill's purpose is to:

Prohibit discrimination based on a person’s COVID-19 vaccination status by the Commonwealth, state and territory governments, statutory authorities, local governments, and private enterprises.

Rebels

Several members of the Coalition rebelled during this vote, with three Liberal Party senators, one Liberal National Party senator and one Country Liberal Party senator. This means those senators crossed the floor to vote against the rest of the Coalition.

Votes Not passed by a large majority

There were 3 rebellions in this division.

Party Votes
Australian Greens (78% turnout) 0 Yes 7 No
Dorinda Cox WA No
Mehreen Faruqi NSW No
Sarah Hanson-Young SA No
Nick McKim Tasmania No
Janet Rice Victoria No
Lidia Thorpe Victoria No
Larissa Waters Queensland No
Jordon Steele-John WA Absent
Peter Whish-Wilson Tasmania Absent
Australian Labor Party (52% turnout) 0 Yes 13 No
Carol Brown Tasmania No
Kim Carr Victoria No
Raff Ciccone Victoria No
Don Farrell SA No
Katy Gallagher ACT No
Karen Grogan SA No
Jenny McAllister NSW No
Deborah O'Neill NSW No
Tony Sheldon NSW No
Marielle Smith SA No
Anne Urquhart Tasmania No
Jess Walsh Victoria No
Penny Wong SA No
Tim Ayres NSW Absent
Catryna Bilyk Tasmania Absent
Anthony Chisholm Queensland Absent
Patrick Dodson WA Absent
Nita Green Queensland Absent
Kristina Keneally NSW Absent
Kimberley Kitching Victoria Absent
Malarndirri McCarthy NT Absent
Helen Polley Tasmania Absent
Louise Pratt WA Absent
Glenn Sterle WA Absent
Murray Watt Queensland Absent
Stirling Griff SA Centre Alliance No
Sam McMahon NT Country Liberal Party Yes
Sue Lines WA Deputy President No
Rex Patrick SA Independent Absent
Jacqui Lambie Tasmania Jacqui Lambie Network No
Liberal National Party (50% turnout) 1 Yes 0 No
Matthew Canavan Queensland Yes
James McGrath Queensland Absent
Liberal Party (71% turnout) 3 Yes 17 No
Alex Antic SA Yes
Concetta Fierravanti-Wells NSW Yes
Gerard Rennick Queensland Yes
Wendy Askew Tasmania No
Simon Birmingham SA No
Andrew Bragg NSW No
Michaelia Cash WA No
Claire Chandler Tasmania No
Richard Colbeck Tasmania No
Jonathon Duniam Tasmania No
David Fawcett SA No
Sarah Henderson Victoria No
Hollie Hughes NSW No
Jim Molan NSW No
Matt O'Sullivan WA No
James Paterson Victoria No
Marise Payne NSW No
Linda Reynolds WA No
Anne Ruston SA No
Dean Smith WA No
Eric Abetz Tasmania Absent
Jane Hume Victoria Absent
Andrew McLachlan SA Absent
Paul Scarr Queensland Absent
Zed Seselja ACT Absent
Ben Small WA Absent
Amanda Stoker Queensland Absent
David Van Victoria 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 (0.0% turnout) Absent
Pauline Hanson Queensland Absent
Malcolm Roberts Queensland Absent
Slade Brockman WA President No
Totals (65% turnout) 5 Yes – 44 No