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representatives vote 2011-06-16#5

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:19:20

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2011-06-16.25.1 motion] to read the bill for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill and that they can now consider it in detail.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4543%22 bill] was introduced as part of a package of three related bills to establish a voluntary [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_offset carbon offset] scheme, to be called the Carbon Farming Initiative.(The other two related bills were the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4535 Carbon Credits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011] and the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4534 Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Bill 2011]. ) Introducing this scheme was a Government election commitment. The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd005 bills digest] explains that the Initiative will be "a voluntary scheme that aims to provide incentives for the agricultural and forestry sectors to minimise [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_emissions carbon emissions] or maximise [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_sequestration carbon sequestration] by altering their [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forestry forestry] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agriculture agricultural] practices".
  • The bill's stated objectives are:
  • * to implement certain commitments Australia has under the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] (UNFCCC) and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol Kyoto Protocol] to it
  • * to create incentives for carbon-abatement projects
  • * to increase carbon abatement while still protecting Australia’s natural environment and enhancing resilience to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change climate change] impacts.(Read more about the bill in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd005 bills digest].)
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2011-06-16.25.1) to read the bill for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [here](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html). ) This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill and that they can now consider it in detail.
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The [bill](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4543%22) was introduced as part of a package of three related bills to establish a voluntary [carbon offset](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_offset) scheme, to be called the Carbon Farming Initiative.(The other two related bills were the [Carbon Credits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4535) and the [Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Bill 2011](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4534). ) Introducing this scheme was a Government election commitment. The [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd005) explains that the Initiative will be "a voluntary scheme that aims to provide incentives for the agricultural and forestry sectors to minimise [carbon emissions](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_emissions) or maximise [carbon sequestration](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_sequestration) by altering their [forestry](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forestry) and [agricultural](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agriculture) practices".
  • The bill's stated objectives are:
  • - to implement certain commitments Australia has under the [United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change) (UNFCCC) and the [Kyoto Protocol](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol) to it
  • - to create incentives for carbon-abatement projects
  • - to increase carbon abatement while still protecting Australia’s natural environment and enhancing resilience to [climate change](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change) impacts.(Read more about the bill in its [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd005).)
representatives vote 2011-06-16#5

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:20

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2011-06-16.25.1 motion] to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill and that they can now consider it in detail.
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2011-06-16.25.1 motion] to read the bill for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill and that they can now consider it in detail.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4543%22 bill] was introduced as part of a package of three related bills to establish a voluntary [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_offset carbon offset] scheme, to be called the Carbon Farming Initiative.[2] Introducing this scheme was a Government election commitment. The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd005 bills digest] explains that the Initiative will be "a voluntary scheme that aims to provide incentives for the agricultural and forestry sectors to minimise [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_emissions carbon emissions] or maximise [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_sequestration carbon sequestration] by altering their [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forestry forestry] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agriculture agricultural] practices".
  • The [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4543%22 bill] was introduced as part of a package of three related bills to establish a voluntary [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_offset carbon offset] scheme, to be called the Carbon Farming Initiative.(The other two related bills were the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4535 Carbon Credits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011] and the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4534 Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Bill 2011]. ) Introducing this scheme was a Government election commitment. The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd005 bills digest] explains that the Initiative will be "a voluntary scheme that aims to provide incentives for the agricultural and forestry sectors to minimise [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_emissions carbon emissions] or maximise [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_sequestration carbon sequestration] by altering their [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forestry forestry] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agriculture agricultural] practices".
  • The bill's stated objectives are:
  • * to implement certain commitments Australia has under the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] (UNFCCC) and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol Kyoto Protocol] to it
  • * to create incentives for carbon-abatement projects
  • * to increase carbon abatement while still protecting Australia’s natural environment and enhancing resilience to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change climate change] impacts.[3]
  • * to increase carbon abatement while still protecting Australia’s natural environment and enhancing resilience to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change climate change] impacts.(Read more about the bill in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd005 bills digest].)
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] The other two related bills were the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4535 Carbon Credits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011] and the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4534 Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Bill 2011].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd005 bills digest].
representatives vote 2011-06-16#5

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-20 12:55:54

Title

  • Bills — Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Bill 2011; Second Reading
  • Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Bill 2011 - Second Reading - Read a second time

Description

  • <p class="motion-notice motion-notice-notext">No motion text available</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2011-06-16.25.1 motion] to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill and that they can now consider it in detail.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fbillhome%2Fr4543%22 bill] was introduced as part of a package of three related bills to establish a voluntary [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_offset carbon offset] scheme, to be called the Carbon Farming Initiative.[2] Introducing this scheme was a Government election commitment. The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd005 bills digest] explains that the Initiative will be "a voluntary scheme that aims to provide incentives for the agricultural and forestry sectors to minimise [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_emissions carbon emissions] or maximise [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_sequestration carbon sequestration] by altering their [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forestry forestry] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agriculture agricultural] practices".
  • The bill's stated objectives are:
  • * to implement certain commitments Australia has under the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change] (UNFCCC) and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto_Protocol Kyoto Protocol] to it
  • * to create incentives for carbon-abatement projects
  • * to increase carbon abatement while still protecting Australia’s natural environment and enhancing resilience to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change climate change] impacts.[3]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] The other two related bills were the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4535 Carbon Credits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011] and the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4534 Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Bill 2011].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill in its [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd1112a/12bd005 bills digest].