"Attorney-General Porter chaired the working groups of industry and union representatives and oversaw the drafting process. However, the Bill has been drafted, it has been passed by the House of Representatives and has been the subject of a Senate Committee inquiry which is due to table its report in Parliament this Friday. All political parties are well aware of the issues as they have been consulting with industry representatives and unions about the Bill for months.
"There is no reason at all why the Bill should be delayed. The Bill is too important for our economy, workplaces and jobs. The national interest needs to be put ahead of opportunistic calls for delay," Mr Willox said.
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