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representatives vote 2012-08-16#3

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:21:03

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  • The majority voted against a motion introduced by Liberal MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Warren_Entsch&mpc=Leichhardt&house=representatives Warren Entsch],(Read Mr Entsch's explanation of his motion and the associated debate [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2012-06-25.229.1 here]. ) which means it was rejected. This motion was:
  • ''That this House:''
  • ''(1) notes the profound financial impact on graziers and associated businesses by the Government's decision to ban [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live cattle exports] to Indonesia on 7 June 2011;''(Learn more about the ban on live animal exports to Indonesia on [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2011/s3239274.htm Lateline]. )
  • ''(2) acknowledges that due to Government maladministration:''
  • ''(a) the criteria outline in the Business Assistance Payments program offered to affected graziers and businesses contained ambiguous wording and was confusing for applicants;''(Read more about this assistance program [http://www.daff.gov.au/about/media-centre/dept-releases/2011/live-export-assistance here].)
  • ''(b) [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centrelink Centrelink] staff who advised on applications for the Business Assistance Payments program offered inaccurate advice to eligible applicants; and''
  • ''(c) applicants who met the criteria missed the deadline for the program because they were misinformed about their eligibility; and''
  • ''(3) condemns the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29 Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry] for:''
  • ''(a) refusing to extend the Business Assistance Payments program to assist affected farmers and businesses who experienced financial losses as a direct result of the live export ban; and''
  • ''(b) his poor handling of the issue, which has led to financial losses in the cattle industry.''
  • References
  • The majority voted against a motion introduced by Liberal MP [Warren Entsch](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Warren_Entsch&mpc=Leichhardt&house=representatives),(Read Mr Entsch's explanation of his motion and the associated debate [here](http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2012-06-25.229.1). ) which means it was rejected. This motion was:
  • _That this House:_
  • _(1) notes the profound financial impact on graziers and associated businesses by the Government's decision to ban [live cattle exports](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export) to Indonesia on 7 June 2011;_(Learn more about the ban on live animal exports to Indonesia on [Lateline](http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2011/s3239274.htm). )
  • _(2) acknowledges that due to Government maladministration:_
  • _(a) the criteria outline in the Business Assistance Payments program offered to affected graziers and businesses contained ambiguous wording and was confusing for applicants;_(Read more about this assistance program [here](http://www.daff.gov.au/about/media-centre/dept-releases/2011/live-export-assistance).)
  • _(b) [Centrelink](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centrelink) staff who advised on applications for the Business Assistance Payments program offered inaccurate advice to eligible applicants; and_
  • _(c) applicants who met the criteria missed the deadline for the program because they were misinformed about their eligibility; and_
  • _(3) condemns the [Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29) for:_
  • _(a) refusing to extend the Business Assistance Payments program to assist affected farmers and businesses who experienced financial losses as a direct result of the live export ban; and_
  • _(b) his poor handling of the issue, which has led to financial losses in the cattle industry._
  • References
representatives vote 2012-08-16#3

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:52

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  • The majority voted against a motion introduced by Liberal MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Warren_Entsch&mpc=Leichhardt&house=representatives Warren Entsch],[1] which means it was rejected. This motion was:
  • The majority voted against a motion introduced by Liberal MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Warren_Entsch&mpc=Leichhardt&house=representatives Warren Entsch],(Read Mr Entsch's explanation of his motion and the associated debate [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2012-06-25.229.1 here]. ) which means it was rejected. This motion was:
  • ''That this House:''
  • ''(1) notes the profound financial impact on graziers and associated businesses by the Government's decision to ban [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live cattle exports] to Indonesia on 7 June 2011;''[2]
  • ''(1) notes the profound financial impact on graziers and associated businesses by the Government's decision to ban [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live cattle exports] to Indonesia on 7 June 2011;''(Learn more about the ban on live animal exports to Indonesia on [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2011/s3239274.htm Lateline]. )
  • ''(2) acknowledges that due to Government maladministration:''
  • ''(a) the criteria outline in the Business Assistance Payments program offered to affected graziers and businesses contained ambiguous wording and was confusing for applicants;''[3]
  • ''(a) the criteria outline in the Business Assistance Payments program offered to affected graziers and businesses contained ambiguous wording and was confusing for applicants;''(Read more about this assistance program [http://www.daff.gov.au/about/media-centre/dept-releases/2011/live-export-assistance here].)
  • ''(b) [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centrelink Centrelink] staff who advised on applications for the Business Assistance Payments program offered inaccurate advice to eligible applicants; and''
  • ''(c) applicants who met the criteria missed the deadline for the program because they were misinformed about their eligibility; and''
  • ''(3) condemns the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29 Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry] for:''
  • ''(a) refusing to extend the Business Assistance Payments program to assist affected farmers and businesses who experienced financial losses as a direct result of the live export ban; and''
  • ''(b) his poor handling of the issue, which has led to financial losses in the cattle industry.''
  • References
  • * [1] Read Mr Entsch's explanation of his motion and the associated debate [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2012-06-25.229.1 here].
  • * [2] Learn more about the ban on live animal exports to Indonesia on [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2011/s3239274.htm Lateline].
  • * [3] Read more about this assistance program [http://www.daff.gov.au/about/media-centre/dept-releases/2011/live-export-assistance here].
representatives vote 2012-08-16#3

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-20 09:53:01

Title

  • Private Members' Business Live Animal Exports
  • Private Members' Business - Live Animal Exports - Condemn Minister's decision

Description

  • <p class="motion-notice motion-notice-notext">No motion text available</p>
  • The majority voted against a motion introduced by Liberal MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Warren_Entsch&mpc=Leichhardt&house=representatives Warren Entsch],[1] which means it was rejected. This motion was:
  • ''That this House:''
  • ''(1) notes the profound financial impact on graziers and associated businesses by the Government's decision to ban [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live cattle exports] to Indonesia on 7 June 2011;''[2]
  • ''(2) acknowledges that due to Government maladministration:''
  • ''(a) the criteria outline in the Business Assistance Payments program offered to affected graziers and businesses contained ambiguous wording and was confusing for applicants;''[3]
  • ''(b) [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centrelink Centrelink] staff who advised on applications for the Business Assistance Payments program offered inaccurate advice to eligible applicants; and''
  • ''(c) applicants who met the criteria missed the deadline for the program because they were misinformed about their eligibility; and''
  • ''(3) condemns the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29 Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry] for:''
  • ''(a) refusing to extend the Business Assistance Payments program to assist affected farmers and businesses who experienced financial losses as a direct result of the live export ban; and''
  • ''(b) his poor handling of the issue, which has led to financial losses in the cattle industry.''
  • References
  • * [1] Read Mr Entsch's explanation of his motion and the associated debate [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2012-06-25.229.1 here].
  • * [2] Learn more about the ban on live animal exports to Indonesia on [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2011/s3239274.htm Lateline].
  • * [3] Read more about this assistance program [http://www.daff.gov.au/about/media-centre/dept-releases/2011/live-export-assistance here].