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senate vote 2006-03-28#2

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on 2016-04-14 11:37:51

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  • Motions - Wedge-Tailed Eagle
  • Motions - Wedge-Tailed Eagle - Protect habitat

Description

  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2006-03-28.59.2) to alter the [logging](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logging) plans in north-east [Tasmania](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tasmania) in order to save the habitat of the endangered [Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tasmanian_wedge-tailed_eagle).
  • ### Wording of the motion
  • > *That the Senate—*
  • > *(a) notes a study by the [University of Melbourne](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Melbourne) and [Forestry Tasmania](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forestry_Tasmania) which estimates that the threat of extinction of the Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle in north east Tasmania rises from 65 per cent to 99 per cent if current logging plans go ahead; and*
  • > *(b) calls on the Commonwealth and Tasmanian Governments to address this finding by altering the proposed logging so that the eagle’s prospects of survival are improved rather than worsened.*
  • > *(b) calls on the Commonwealth and Tasmanian Governments to address this finding by altering the proposed logging so that the eagle’s prospects of survival are improved rather than worsened.*
senate vote 2006-03-28#2

Edited by mackay

on 2016-04-14 11:37:04

Title

  • Wedge-Tailed Eagle
  • Motions - Wedge-Tailed Eagle

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Bob Brown</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <dl><dt></dt><dd>That the Senate&#8212;<dl><dt>(a)</dt><dd>notes a study by the University of Melbourne and Forestry Tasmania which estimates that the threat of extinction of the Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle in north east Tasmania rises from 65 per cent to 99 per cent if current logging plans go ahead; and</dd><dt>(b)</dt><dd>calls on the Commonwealth and Tasmanian Governments to address this finding by altering the proposed logging so that the eagle&#8217;s prospects of survival are improved rather than worsened.</dd></dl></dd></dl><p>Question put:</p>
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2006-03-28.59.2) to alter the [logging](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logging) plans in north-east [Tasmania](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tasmania) in order to save the habitat of the endangered [Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tasmanian_wedge-tailed_eagle).
  • ### Wording of the motion
  • > *That the Senate—*
  • > *(a) notes a study by the [University of Melbourne](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Melbourne) and [Forestry Tasmania](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forestry_Tasmania) which estimates that the threat of extinction of the Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle in north east Tasmania rises from 65 per cent to 99 per cent if current logging plans go ahead; and*
  • > *(b) calls on the Commonwealth and Tasmanian Governments to address this finding by altering the proposed logging so that the eagles prospects of survival are improved rather than worsened.*