The decision made by Speaker Tony Smith 2 reject the request of the Attorney-General, Christian Porter & inform the Parliament was incontestably correct! Congratulations Tony on upholding proper parliamentary practice! #auspol #ausvotes #medivac
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In the passing of the #MedevacBill, I want to especially note the role of Tony Smith who carried out his duties as Speaker of the House with full impartiality.
A small moment perhaps, but a great contribution to our parliamentary democracy. #auspol
Some honour needs to be given to Speaker Tony Smith for upholding openness and the democratic right for open information. Against the wishes of his own Party heavies he challenged the secrecy demanded by A/G , accepting responsibility to the whole country. Well done! #auspol
The decision made by Speaker Tony Smith to reject the request of the Attorney-General, Christian Porter and inform the Parliament was incontestably correct! Congratulations Tony on upholding proper parliamentary practice! #auspol https://t.co/idiEyq64gb
@cheryl_kernot Tony Burke has addressed it after QT. Requested the Speaker to investigate Tim Wilson & tabled docs for his assistance. Matters relating to Privilege & admin matters (non declaration of directorship etc).
Smith said he would investigate & report back in due course.
Twice the Morrison govt turned to its highly capable Speaker in the House of Representatives, Tony Smith, to rescue it from an historic defeat.
Twice, he DID NOT oblige.
WILL THE LNP PURSUE TONY SMITH LIKE THEY DID PETER SLIPPER?
“The manager of opposition business, Tony Burke, has asked the speaker Tony Smith to consider allowing a motion to refer Tim Wilsonto the privileges committee over handling of the franking credit inquiry.
The essence of the complaint is:
Tim Wilso…” https://t.co/i4RgXY6zap