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Asylum Seekers

Senator HANSON-YOUNG (South Australia) (15:52): I move:
That the Senate-

(a) notes the current dismal state of debate on asylum seeker policy in Australia with:
(i) the Prime Minister (Ms Gillard) calling the Leader of the Opposition (Mr Abbott) hypocritical, and
(ii) the Leader of the Opposition (Mr Abbott) calling the Prime Minister (Ms Gillard) hypocritical; and
(b) calls for Australia's international refugee obligations to be respected.
Question put. The Senate divided. [15:53]

(The Deputy President-Senator Parry)
Ayes ...................... 10
Noes ...................... 32

 

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