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  • Matters of Urgency Budget
  • Matters of Urgency - Budget - Criticise Labor Government


  • <p class="speaker">Louise Pratt</p>
  • <p>I rise only to correct an error of my own making, which was that I failed to lend my voice to our opposition to the urgency motion put by Senator Hume, because I was too busy thinking ahead about committee reports et cetera. We would have sought to oppose and divide on the question of the urgency motion put by the coalition. I seek leave to recommit for a vote the motion put by Senator Hume.</p>
  • The majority voted against a [motion]( introduced by Victorian Senator [Jane Hume]( (Liberal), which means it failed.
  • ### Motion text
  • > *That, in the opinion of the Senate, the following is a matter of urgency:*
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  • > *Labor's budget does nothing to fight inflation or deal with the cost of living crisis and instead has given no reason for the RBA to freeze interest rates, costing Australian families and businesses.*
  • <p>Leave granted.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Sue Lines</p>
  • <p>The question is that the urgency motion as moved by Senator Hume be agreed to.</p>
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