10 Dec 2019
The PRESIDENT: The Hon. Ms Franks.
The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Thank you, Mr President, for the call, and I believe congratulations are in order for your nomination for the Senate.
The PRESIDENT: I am not sure I have, but anyway.
The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I may have been unreliably informed by one of your colleagues, Mr President—
The PRESIDENT: You might have been, actually.
The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: —possibly to be senator.
RETURN TO WORK, HEALTH BENEFITS
The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (14:48): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the minister for industrial relations a question without notice about return to work payments for medical