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senate vote 2006-12-07#6

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:19:43

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  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-12-07.29.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Kerry_Nettle&mpc=Senate&house=senate Kerry Nettle]. This means that the motion is rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that:''
  • ''(i) important wetlands and floodplain areas in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin Murray-Darling Basin] face the threat of irretrievable ecological damage as a result of river diversions and unauthorised interception banks (in areas including, but not limited to, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Condamine_River Condamine], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balonne_River Ballonne] and the southern [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macquarie_Marshes Macquarie Marshes]),''
  • ''(ii) unregulated and unmetered off-stream water storage, such as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cubbie_Station Cubbie Station], places an unsustainable burden on our shared water resources and undermines efforts to manage limited resources in an equitable and sustainable fashion, and''
  • ''(iii) while the drought has exacerbated this situation, even a cyclical improvement in drought conditions will not improve these threatened ecosystems while these diversions remain in place; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Federal Government to:''
  • ''(i) work with the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_South_Wales New South Wales] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queensland Queensland] Governments to legislate and regulate to ensure uninterrupted environmental flows, and''
  • ''(ii) look at options of buying out unsustainable operations such as Cubbie Station.''
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-12-07.29.2) introduced by Greens Senator [Kerry Nettle](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Kerry_Nettle&mpc=Senate&house=senate). This means that the motion is rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a) notes that:_
  • _(i) important wetlands and floodplain areas in the [Murray-Darling Basin](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin) face the threat of irretrievable ecological damage as a result of river diversions and unauthorised interception banks (in areas including, but not limited to, the [Condamine](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Condamine_River), [Ballonne](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balonne_River) and the southern [Macquarie Marshes](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macquarie_Marshes)),_
  • _(ii) unregulated and unmetered off-stream water storage, such as [Cubbie Station](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cubbie_Station), places an unsustainable burden on our shared water resources and undermines efforts to manage limited resources in an equitable and sustainable fashion, and_
  • _(iii) while the drought has exacerbated this situation, even a cyclical improvement in drought conditions will not improve these threatened ecosystems while these diversions remain in place; and_
  • _(b) calls on the Federal Government to:_
  • _(i) work with the [New South Wales](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_South_Wales) and [Queensland](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queensland) Governments to legislate and regulate to ensure uninterrupted environmental flows, and_
  • _(ii) look at options of buying out unsustainable operations such as Cubbie Station._
senate vote 2006-12-07#6

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-21 12:25:40

Title

  • Wetlands and Floodplains - Murray Darling
  • Motions - Wetlands and Floodplains - Murray Darling

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-12-07.29.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Kerry_Nettle&mpc=Senate&house=senate Kerry Nettle]. This means that the motion is rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that:''
  • ''(i) important wetlands and floodplain areas in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin Murray-Darling Basin] face the threat of irretrievable ecological damage as a result of river diversions and unauthorised interception banks (in areas including, but not limited to, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Condamine_River Condamine], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balonne_River Ballonne] and the southern [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macquarie_Marshes Macquarie Marshes]),''
  • ''(ii) unregulated and unmetered off-stream water storage, such as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cubbie_Station Cubbie Station], places an unsustainable burden on our shared water resources and undermines efforts to manage limited resources in an equitable and sustainable fashion, and''
  • ''(iii) while the drought has exacerbated this situation, even a cyclical improvement in drought conditions will not improve these threatened ecosystems while these diversions remain in place; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Federal Government to:''
  • ''(i) work with the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_South_Wales New South Wales] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queensland Queensland] Governments to legislate and regulate to ensure uninterrupted environmental flows, and''
  • ''(ii) look at options of buying out unsustainable operations such as Cubbie Station.''
senate vote 2006-12-07#6

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-21 12:19:12

Title

  • Wetlands and Floodplains
  • Wetlands and Floodplains - Murray Darling

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Kerry Nettle</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <dl><dt></dt><dd>That the Senate&#8212;<dl><dt>(a)</dt><dd>notes that:<dl><dt>(i)</dt><dd>important wetlands and floodplain areas in the Murray-Darling Basin face the threat of irretrievable ecological damage as a result of river diversions and unauthorised interception banks (in areas including, but not limited to, the Condamine, Ballonne and the southern Macquarie Marshes),</dd><dt>(ii)</dt><dd>unregulated and unmetered off-stream water storage, such as Cubbie Station, places an unsustainable burden on our shared water resources and undermines efforts to manage limited resources in an equitable and sustainable fashion, and</dd><dt>(iii)</dt><dd>while the drought has exacerbated this situation, even a cyclical improvement in drought conditions will not improve these threatened ecosystems while these diversions remain in place; and</dd></dl></dd><dt>(b)</dt><dd>calls on the Federal Government to:<dl><dt>(i)</dt><dd>work with the New South Wales and Queensland Governments to legislate and regulate to ensure uninterrupted environmental flows, and</dd><dt>(ii)</dt><dd>look at options of buying out unsustainable operations such as Cubbie Station.</dd></dl></dd></dl></dd></dl><p>Question put.</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-12-07.29.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Kerry_Nettle&mpc=Senate&house=senate Kerry Nettle]. This means that the motion is rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that:''
  • ''(i) important wetlands and floodplain areas in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin Murray-Darling Basin] face the threat of irretrievable ecological damage as a result of river diversions and unauthorised interception banks (in areas including, but not limited to, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Condamine_River Condamine], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balonne_River Ballonne] and the southern [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macquarie_Marshes Macquarie Marshes]),''
  • ''(ii) unregulated and unmetered off-stream water storage, such as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cubbie_Station Cubbie Station], places an unsustainable burden on our shared water resources and undermines efforts to manage limited resources in an equitable and sustainable fashion, and''
  • ''(iii) while the drought has exacerbated this situation, even a cyclical improvement in drought conditions will not improve these threatened ecosystems while these diversions remain in place; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Federal Government to:''
  • ''(i) work with the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_South_Wales New South Wales] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queensland Queensland] Governments to legislate and regulate to ensure uninterrupted environmental flows, and''
  • ''(ii) look at options of buying out unsustainable operations such as Cubbie Station.''