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representatives vote 2006-12-07#1

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:18:16

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  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-07.163.1 amendment] that was introduced by Labor MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Simon_Crean&mpc=Hotham&house=representatives Simon Crean].
  • Mr Crean argued that this amendment would create a much needed comprehensive independent review into the key issues that need to be addressed in respect of Australia's wheat industry.(Read more about the amendments [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-07.163.1 here]. ) For example, the review would consider returns to growers, the economic impact of export wheat control arrangements and the benefits of maintaining export wheat control.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s552 Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006] has been introduced to transfer the right to veto bulk wheat export applications from the Australian Wheat Board (International) (AWB(I))(AWB (International) is a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subsidiary subsidiary] of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Wheat_Board AWB Ltd]. Before the Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006 was passed, it held the mandate for the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_desk single desk] wheat export operation, including the power to veto other exports of bulk wheat.) to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry until 30 June 2007. It is a response to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil-for-Food_Programme#Oil_for_wheat Volker report] into the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil-for-Food_Programme UN Oil-for-food program] and the later [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cole_Inquiry Cole inquiry]. These investigations arose out of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AWB_Oil-for-Wheat_Scandal AWB scandal], which involved Australian Wheat Board Ltd (AWB) paying kickbacks to to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadam_Hussein Saddam Hussein]'s Iraqi regime.
  • References
  • The majority voted against an [amendment](http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-07.163.1) that was introduced by Labor MP [Simon Crean](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Simon_Crean&mpc=Hotham&house=representatives).
  • Mr Crean argued that this amendment would create a much needed comprehensive independent review into the key issues that need to be addressed in respect of Australia's wheat industry.(Read more about the amendments [here](http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-07.163.1). ) For example, the review would consider returns to growers, the economic impact of export wheat control arrangements and the benefits of maintaining export wheat control.
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The [Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s552) has been introduced to transfer the right to veto bulk wheat export applications from the Australian Wheat Board (International) (AWB(I))(AWB (International) is a [subsidiary](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subsidiary) of [AWB Ltd](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Wheat_Board). Before the Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006 was passed, it held the mandate for the [single desk](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_desk) wheat export operation, including the power to veto other exports of bulk wheat.) to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry until 30 June 2007. It is a response to the [Volker report](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil-for-Food_Programme#Oil_for_wheat) into the [UN Oil-for-food program](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil-for-Food_Programme) and the later [Cole inquiry](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cole_Inquiry). These investigations arose out of the [AWB scandal](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AWB_Oil-for-Wheat_Scandal), which involved Australian Wheat Board Ltd (AWB) paying kickbacks to to [Saddam Hussein](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadam_Hussein)'s Iraqi regime.
  • References
representatives vote 2006-12-07#1

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:08

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  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-07.163.1 amendment] that was introduced by Labor MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Simon_Crean&mpc=Hotham&house=representatives Simon Crean].
  • Mr Crean argued that this amendment would create a much needed comprehensive independent review into the key issues that need to be addressed in respect of Australia's wheat industry.[1] For example, the review would consider returns to growers, the economic impact of export wheat control arrangements and the benefits of maintaining export wheat control.
  • Mr Crean argued that this amendment would create a much needed comprehensive independent review into the key issues that need to be addressed in respect of Australia's wheat industry.(Read more about the amendments [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-07.163.1 here]. ) For example, the review would consider returns to growers, the economic impact of export wheat control arrangements and the benefits of maintaining export wheat control.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s552 Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006] has been introduced to transfer the right to veto bulk wheat export applications from the Australian Wheat Board (International) (AWB(I))[2] to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry until 30 June 2007. It is a response to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil-for-Food_Programme#Oil_for_wheat Volker report] into the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil-for-Food_Programme UN Oil-for-food program] and the later [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cole_Inquiry Cole inquiry]. These investigations arose out of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AWB_Oil-for-Wheat_Scandal AWB scandal], which involved Australian Wheat Board Ltd (AWB) paying kickbacks to to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadam_Hussein Saddam Hussein]'s Iraqi regime.
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s552 Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006] has been introduced to transfer the right to veto bulk wheat export applications from the Australian Wheat Board (International) (AWB(I))(AWB (International) is a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subsidiary subsidiary] of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Wheat_Board AWB Ltd]. Before the Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006 was passed, it held the mandate for the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_desk single desk] wheat export operation, including the power to veto other exports of bulk wheat.) to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry until 30 June 2007. It is a response to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil-for-Food_Programme#Oil_for_wheat Volker report] into the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil-for-Food_Programme UN Oil-for-food program] and the later [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cole_Inquiry Cole inquiry]. These investigations arose out of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AWB_Oil-for-Wheat_Scandal AWB scandal], which involved Australian Wheat Board Ltd (AWB) paying kickbacks to to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadam_Hussein Saddam Hussein]'s Iraqi regime.
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the amendments [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-07.163.1 here].
  • * [2] AWB (International) is a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subsidiary subsidiary] of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Wheat_Board AWB Ltd]. Before the Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006 was passed, it held the mandate for the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_desk single desk] wheat export operation, including the power to veto other exports of bulk wheat.
representatives vote 2006-12-07#1

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-15 12:49:23

Title

  • Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006 - Consideration in Detail
  • Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006 - Consideration in Detail - Independent review

Description

  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-07.163.1 amendment] to the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s552 Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006] that was introduced by Labor MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Simon_Crean&mpc=Hotham&house=representatives Simon Crean].
  • Mr Crean argued that this amendment would create a much needed comprehensive review into the key issues that need to be addressed in respect of Australia's wheat industry.[1] For example, the review would consider returns to growers, the economic impact of export wheat control arrangements and the benefits of maintaining export wheat control.
  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-07.163.1 amendment] that was introduced by Labor MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Simon_Crean&mpc=Hotham&house=representatives Simon Crean].
  • Mr Crean argued that this amendment would create a much needed comprehensive independent review into the key issues that need to be addressed in respect of Australia's wheat industry.[1] For example, the review would consider returns to growers, the economic impact of export wheat control arrangements and the benefits of maintaining export wheat control.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s552 Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006] has been introduced to transfer the right to veto bulk wheat export applications from the Australian Wheat Board (International) (AWB(I))[2] to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry until 30 June 2007. It is a response to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil-for-Food_Programme#Oil_for_wheat Volker report] into the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil-for-Food_Programme UN Oil-for-food program] and the later [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cole_Inquiry Cole inquiry]. These investigations arose out of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AWB_Oil-for-Wheat_Scandal AWB scandal], which involved Australian Wheat Board Ltd (AWB) paying kickbacks to to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadam_Hussein Saddam Hussein]'s Iraqi regime.
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the amendments [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-07.163.1 here].
  • * [2] AWB (International) is a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subsidiary subsidiary] of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Wheat_Board AWB Ltd]. Before the Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006 was passed, it held the mandate for the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_desk single desk] wheat export operation, including the power to veto other exports of bulk wheat.
  • * [2] AWB (International) is a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subsidiary subsidiary] of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Wheat_Board AWB Ltd]. Before the Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006 was passed, it held the mandate for the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_desk single desk] wheat export operation, including the power to veto other exports of bulk wheat.
representatives vote 2006-12-07#1

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-15 12:48:20

Title

  • Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006 Consideration in Detail
  • Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006 - Consideration in Detail

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the amendments (<b>Mr Crean&#8217;s</b>) be agreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted against an [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-07.163.1 amendment] to the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s552 Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006] that was introduced by Labor MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Simon_Crean&mpc=Hotham&house=representatives Simon Crean].
  • Mr Crean argued that this amendment would create a much needed comprehensive review into the key issues that need to be addressed in respect of Australia's wheat industry.[1] For example, the review would consider returns to growers, the economic impact of export wheat control arrangements and the benefits of maintaining export wheat control.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s552 Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006] has been introduced to transfer the right to veto bulk wheat export applications from the Australian Wheat Board (International) (AWB(I))[2] to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry until 30 June 2007. It is a response to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil-for-Food_Programme#Oil_for_wheat Volker report] into the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil-for-Food_Programme UN Oil-for-food program] and the later [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cole_Inquiry Cole inquiry]. These investigations arose out of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AWB_Oil-for-Wheat_Scandal AWB scandal], which involved Australian Wheat Board Ltd (AWB) paying kickbacks to to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadam_Hussein Saddam Hussein]'s Iraqi regime.
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the amendments [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-12-07.163.1 here].
  • * [2] AWB (International) is a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subsidiary subsidiary] of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Wheat_Board AWB Ltd]. Before the Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2006 was passed, it held the mandate for the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_desk single desk] wheat export operation, including the power to veto other exports of bulk wheat.