The majority agreed to pass the bills, meaning that the bills will now go to the Senate for the senators to consider. In parliamentary jargon, they read the bills for a third time.
What were these bills about?
The bills re-institute a workplace relations framework that was first put in place back in 2005. Among other things, they re-establish the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner and re-introduce provisions dealing with unlawful industrial action and coercion that are specific to the building industry.
Read more in the bills digest.