Page 2170 - Week 07 - Thursday, 29 June 2023

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MADAM SPEAKER: Members!

MR DAVIS: Madam Speaker, thank you. The Greens will not be supporting Ms Castley’s amendment. I once again commend my motion to the Assembly.

MS STEPHEN-SMITH (Kurrajong—Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, Minister for Families and Community Services and Minister for Health) (4.19), by leave: I would like to clarify a comment, based on Mr Davis’s speech. I think Mr Davis said that I had indicated that there would not be any general practice that was subject to payroll tax. What I indicated in my speech was that the Revenue Office are not going out and sending bills to people proactively. They are doing work with general practices to understand the potential impacts. I just wanted to clarify that.

MR DAVIS (Brindabella) (4.20), by leave: I would not want there to be any misunderstanding that I verballed the minister. I meant to relay exactly the point the minister just made.

Question put:

That the amendment be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 7

Noes 15

Mr Cain

Ms Berry

Ms Orr

Ms Castley

Mr Braddock

Dr Paterson

Mr Cocks

Ms Burch

Mr Pettersson

Mr Hanson

Ms Cheyne

Mr Rattenbury

Mrs Kikkert

Ms Clay

Mr Steel

Mr Milligan

Ms Davidson

Ms Stephen-Smith

Mr Parton

Mr Davis

Ms Vassarotti

Mr Gentleman

Amendment negatived.

Original question resolved in the affirmative.

At 4.24 pm, the sitting was suspended until the ringing of the bells.

The bells having been rung, Madam Speaker resumed the chair at 5 pm.

Appropriation Bill 2023-2024

Debate resumed from 27 June 2023, on motion by Mr Barr:

That this bill be agreed to in principle.


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