The majority voted in favour of an amended motion. The original motion was introduced by Queensland Senator Anthony Chisholm (Labor) and amended by South Australian Senator Simon Birmingham (Liberal).

Amended motion

That on Thursday, 16 November 2023:

(a) at 12.15 pm, bills be called on in the following order:

Migration Amendment (Bridging Visa Conditions) Bill 2023

Crimes and Other Legislation Amendment (Omnibus No.2) Bill 2023

Bankruptcy Amendment (Discharge from Bankruptcy) Bill 2023

Health Insurance Amendment (Professional Services Review Scheme No.2) Bill 2023;

(b) if the Migration Amendment (Bridging Visa Conditions) Bill 2023 is not already concluded, then at the conclusion of debate on general business notice of motion no. 394, or at 5.30pm, whichever is earlier, the bill be called on immediately and have precedence over all other business until determined;

(c) the question on the second reading of the bill to be put at 7pm, or at the conclusion of second reading debate, whichever is earlier;

(d) if consideration of the bill has not concluded by 11pm, the questions on all remaining stages of the bill be put;

(e) paragraphs (c) and (d) operate as a limitation of debate under standing order 142;

(f) divisions may take place after 4.30pm for the purposes of the bill only; and

(g) the Senate adjourn without debate once consideration of the bill is concluded."

Votes Passed by a modest majority

Nobody rebelled against their party.

Party Votes
Australian Greens (100% turnout) 0 Yes 11 No
Penny Allman-Payne Queensland No
Dorinda Cox WA No
Mehreen Faruqi NSW No
Sarah Hanson-Young SA No
Nick McKim Tasmania No
Barbara Pocock SA No
Janet Rice Victoria No
David Shoebridge NSW No
Jordon Steele-John WA No
Larissa Waters Queensland No
Peter Whish-Wilson Tasmania No
Australian Labor Party (68% turnout) 17 Yes 0 No
Catryna Bilyk Tasmania Yes
Anthony Chisholm Queensland Yes
Raff Ciccone Victoria Yes
Nita Green Queensland Yes
Karen Grogan SA Yes
Jenny McAllister NSW Yes
Deborah O'Neill NSW Yes
Fatima Payman WA Yes
Helen Polley Tasmania Yes
Louise Pratt WA Yes
Tony Sheldon NSW Yes
Marielle Smith SA Yes
Glenn Sterle WA Yes
Jana Stewart Victoria Yes
Anne Urquhart Tasmania Yes
Jess Walsh Victoria Yes
Murray Watt Queensland Yes
Tim Ayres NSW Absent
Carol Brown Tasmania Absent
Patrick Dodson WA Absent
Don Farrell SA Absent
Katy Gallagher ACT Absent
Malarndirri McCarthy NT Absent
Linda White Victoria Absent
Penny Wong SA Absent
Jacinta Nampijinpa Price NT Country Liberal Party Absent
Andrew McLachlan SA Deputy President Absent
David Pocock ACT Independent Yes
Lidia Thorpe Victoria Independent Absent
David Van Victoria Independent Absent
Jacqui Lambie Network (100% turnout) 2 Yes 0 No
Jacqui Lambie Tasmania Yes
Tammy Tyrrell Tasmania Yes
Liberal National Party (0% turnout) Absent
Matthew Canavan Queensland Absent
James McGrath Queensland Absent
Liberal Party (59% turnout) 13 Yes 0 No
Alex Antic SA Yes
Wendy Askew Tasmania Yes
Simon Birmingham SA Yes
Slade Brockman WA Yes
Michaelia Cash WA Yes
Claire Chandler Tasmania Yes
Jonathon Duniam Tasmania Yes
David Fawcett SA Yes
Sarah Henderson Victoria Yes
Hollie Hughes NSW Yes
Matt O'Sullivan WA Yes
James Paterson Victoria Yes
Anne Ruston SA Yes
Andrew Bragg NSW Absent
Richard Colbeck Tasmania Absent
Jane Hume Victoria Absent
Maria Kovacic NSW Absent
Kerrynne Liddle SA Absent
Gerard Rennick Queensland Absent
Linda Reynolds WA Absent
Paul Scarr Queensland Absent
Dean Smith WA Absent
National Party (25% turnout) 1 Yes 0 No
Bridget McKenzie Victoria Yes
Ross Cadell NSW Absent
Perin Davey NSW Absent
Susan McDonald Queensland Absent
Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party (100% turnout) 2 Yes 0 No
Pauline Hanson Queensland Yes
Malcolm Roberts Queensland Yes
Sue Lines WA President Yes
Ralph Babet Victoria United Australia Party Yes
Totals (65% turnout) 38 Yes – 11 No