The majority voted to pass the bill in the Senate with one amendment, which means it will now go back to the House of Representatives where the Members of Parliament (MPs) will decide whether to agree with the Senate amendment. If they do, the bill will become law.
In parliamentary jargon, this vote was to read the bill for a third time.
What is the bill?
What was the amendment?
The Senate agreed to pass the bill with one amendment, which was introduced by the Nick Xenophon Team. The amendment requires the Employment Minister to conduct a review of the program within two years.