The majority voted against amendments introduced by ACT Senator David Pocock (Independent) and Victorian Senator Janet Rice (Greens), which means it failed.

Amendment text

(1) Clause 3, page 2 (line 15), omit "function is to", substitute "functions are to develop national poverty measures and targets and".

(2) Clause 6, page 4 (line 5), omit "function is to", substitute "functions are to develop national poverty measures and targets and".

(3) Clause 6, page 4 (line 21), omit "function", substitute "functions".

(4) Heading to Division 2, page 5 (line 1), omit "function", substitute "functions".

(5) Heading to clause 8, page 5 (lines 5 and 6), omit "function—reports ahead of Commonwealth Government budgets", substitute "functions".

(6) Clause 8, page 5 (lines 7 and 8), omit subclause (1), insert:

(1) The Committee's functions are to:

(a) develop national poverty measures and national poverty targets; and

(b) report to the Joint Ministers ahead of each Commonwealth Government budget.

(7) Clause 8, page 6 (after line 14), after subclause (4), insert:

(4A) Without limiting subsection (2), the report must include advice about the national poverty measures and national poverty targets developed by the Committee under paragraph (1)(a).

(8) Clause 9, page 7 (line 8), omit "function", substitute "functions".

(9) Clause 11, page 8 (line 21), omit "function", substitute "functions".

(10) Clause 21, page 12 (line 4), omit "function", substitute "functions".

(11) Clause 24, page 13 (line 9), omit "function", substitute "functions".

(12) Clause 28, page 15 (line 2), omit "function", substitute "functions".

Votes Not passed by a modest majority

Nobody rebelled against their party.

Party Votes
Australian Greens (64% turnout) 7 Yes 0 No
Penny Allman-Payne Queensland Yes
Sarah Hanson-Young SA Yes
Nick McKim Tasmania Yes
Barbara Pocock SA Yes
David Shoebridge NSW Yes
Larissa Waters Queensland Yes
Peter Whish-Wilson Tasmania Yes
Dorinda Cox WA Absent
Mehreen Faruqi NSW Absent
Janet Rice Victoria Absent
Jordon Steele-John WA Absent
Australian Labor Party (68% turnout) 0 Yes 17 No
Tim Ayres NSW No
Catryna Bilyk Tasmania No
Anthony Chisholm Queensland No
Katy Gallagher ACT No
Nita Green Queensland No
Karen Grogan SA No
Jenny McAllister NSW No
Malarndirri McCarthy NT No
Fatima Payman WA No
Helen Polley Tasmania No
Louise Pratt WA No
Tony Sheldon NSW No
Marielle Smith SA No
Glenn Sterle WA No
Jana Stewart Victoria No
Jess Walsh Victoria No
Murray Watt Queensland No
Carol Brown Tasmania Absent
Raff Ciccone Victoria Absent
Patrick Dodson WA Absent
Don Farrell SA Absent
Deborah O'Neill NSW Absent
Anne Urquhart Tasmania 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 Yes
David Van Victoria Independent Absent
Jacqui Lambie Network (100% turnout) 0 Yes 2 No
Jacqui Lambie Tasmania No
Tammy Tyrrell Tasmania No
Liberal National Party (100% turnout) 0 Yes 2 No
Matthew Canavan Queensland No
James McGrath Queensland No
Liberal Party (30% turnout) 0 Yes 7 No
Alex Antic SA No
Wendy Askew Tasmania No
Sarah Henderson Victoria No
Matt O'Sullivan WA No
Linda Reynolds WA No
Anne Ruston SA No
Paul Scarr Queensland No
Simon Birmingham SA Absent
Andrew Bragg NSW Absent
Slade Brockman WA Absent
Michaelia Cash WA Absent
Claire Chandler Tasmania Absent
Richard Colbeck Tasmania Absent
Jonathon Duniam Tasmania Absent
David Fawcett SA Absent
Hollie Hughes NSW Absent
Jane Hume Victoria Absent
Maria Kovacic NSW Absent
Kerrynne Liddle SA Absent
James Paterson Victoria Absent
Gerard Rennick Queensland Absent
Dave Sharma NSW Absent
Dean Smith WA Absent
National Party (50% turnout) 0 Yes 2 No
Ross Cadell NSW No
Susan McDonald Queensland No
Perin Davey NSW Absent
Bridget McKenzie Victoria Absent
Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party (50% turnout) 0 Yes 1 No
Malcolm Roberts Queensland No
Pauline Hanson Queensland Absent
Sue Lines WA President No
Ralph Babet Victoria United Australia Party No
Totals (55% turnout) 9 Yes – 33 No