Kay Hull crosses floor in Australian House of Representatives on Telstra legislation
Friday, September 16, 2005
Telstra legislation, previously passed and returned to the ., an member of Parliament representing the electorate of Riverina, crossed the floor September 15 at the final stage of debate on the
Hull was the only MP who did so; the legislation passed the third reading on a majority of seventeen votes.
Hull was praised by the Manager of Opposition Business, Julia Gillard in the adjournment debate, stating "We have seen the National Party at its worst — with the notable exception of the Member for Riverina".
- "Telstra sale legislation passed by Australian Senate" — Wikinews, September 15, 2005
- Australian House of Representatives, Hansard (pdf), September 15, 2005