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senate vote 2007-03-26#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:19:45

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Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2007-03-26.74.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate:''
  • ''(a) notes:''
  • ''(i) that Thursday, 22 March 2007, has been designated [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Water_Day World Day for Water] 2007, and that this year’s theme is ‘Coping with Water Scarcity’,''(The official website for World Water Day 2007 is [http://www.unwater.org/wwd07/flashindex.html here]. )
  • ''(ii) that the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Australian_Government South Australian Government] has indicated that it will cut water flows to nine key lakes, wetlands and lagoons if its water allocation falls below 50 per cent or weir levels cannot be sustained, and''
  • ''(iii) the comments by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin Murray-Darling Basin] Commission Chief Executive Wendy Craik, that [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change climate change] will have significant long-term impacts on inflows into the Murray-Darling river system; and''(The Murray-Darling Basin Commission preceded the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin_Commission Murray-Darling Basin Authority]. Read more about the Commission [http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/519424?c=people here].)
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to ensure that:''
  • ''(i) water allocations are acquired such that supplies to wetlands in South Australia, including [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Bonney_S.E_%28South_Australia%29 Lake Bonney], [http://www.environment.gov.au/cgi-bin/ahdb/search.pl?mode=place_detail;place_id=7858 Gurra Gurra Lakes], [http://www.murray.nsw.gov.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=498801:horseshoe-lagoon&catid=2062&Itemid=3245 Horseshoe Lagoon], Ross Lagoon and Murbko South Wetland are maintained, and''
  • ''(ii) water management plans in the Murray-Darling Basin are consistent with sustainable extraction levels and can take into account projections of reduced inflows into the basin due to climate change.''
  • References
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2007-03-26.74.2) introduced by Greens Senator [Rachel Siewert](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate). This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • _That the Senate:_
  • _(a) notes:_
  • _(i) that Thursday, 22 March 2007, has been designated [World Day for Water](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Water_Day) 2007, and that this year’s theme is ‘Coping with Water Scarcity’,_(The official website for World Water Day 2007 is [here](http://www.unwater.org/wwd07/flashindex.html). )
  • _(ii) that the [South Australian Government](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Australian_Government) has indicated that it will cut water flows to nine key lakes, wetlands and lagoons if its water allocation falls below 50 per cent or weir levels cannot be sustained, and_
  • _(iii) the comments by [Murray-Darling Basin](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin) Commission Chief Executive Wendy Craik, that [climate change](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change) will have significant long-term impacts on inflows into the Murray-Darling river system; and_(The Murray-Darling Basin Commission preceded the [Murray-Darling Basin Authority](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin_Commission). Read more about the Commission [here](http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/519424?c=people).)
  • _(b) calls on the Government to ensure that:_
  • _(i) water allocations are acquired such that supplies to wetlands in South Australia, including [Lake Bonney](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Bonney_S.E_%28South_Australia%29), [Gurra Gurra Lakes](http://www.environment.gov.au/cgi-bin/ahdb/search.pl?mode=place_detail;place_id=7858), [Horseshoe Lagoon](http://www.murray.nsw.gov.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=498801:horseshoe-lagoon&catid=2062&Itemid=3245), Ross Lagoon and Murbko South Wetland are maintained, and_
  • _(ii) water management plans in the Murray-Darling Basin are consistent with sustainable extraction levels and can take into account projections of reduced inflows into the basin due to climate change._
  • References
senate vote 2007-03-26#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:33

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2007-03-26.74.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate:''
  • ''(a) notes:''
  • ''(i) that Thursday, 22 March 2007, has been designated [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Water_Day World Day for Water] 2007, and that this year’s theme is ‘Coping with Water Scarcity’,''[1]
  • ''(i) that Thursday, 22 March 2007, has been designated [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Water_Day World Day for Water] 2007, and that this year’s theme is ‘Coping with Water Scarcity’,''(The official website for World Water Day 2007 is [http://www.unwater.org/wwd07/flashindex.html here]. )
  • ''(ii) that the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Australian_Government South Australian Government] has indicated that it will cut water flows to nine key lakes, wetlands and lagoons if its water allocation falls below 50 per cent or weir levels cannot be sustained, and''
  • ''(iii) the comments by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin Murray-Darling Basin] Commission Chief Executive Wendy Craik, that [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change climate change] will have significant long-term impacts on inflows into the Murray-Darling river system; and''[2]
  • ''(iii) the comments by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin Murray-Darling Basin] Commission Chief Executive Wendy Craik, that [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change climate change] will have significant long-term impacts on inflows into the Murray-Darling river system; and''(The Murray-Darling Basin Commission preceded the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin_Commission Murray-Darling Basin Authority]. Read more about the Commission [http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/519424?c=people here].)
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to ensure that:''
  • ''(i) water allocations are acquired such that supplies to wetlands in South Australia, including [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Bonney_S.E_%28South_Australia%29 Lake Bonney], [http://www.environment.gov.au/cgi-bin/ahdb/search.pl?mode=place_detail;place_id=7858 Gurra Gurra Lakes], [http://www.murray.nsw.gov.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=498801:horseshoe-lagoon&catid=2062&Itemid=3245 Horseshoe Lagoon], Ross Lagoon and Murbko South Wetland are maintained, and''
  • ''(ii) water management plans in the Murray-Darling Basin are consistent with sustainable extraction levels and can take into account projections of reduced inflows into the basin due to climate change.''
  • References
  • * [1] The official website for World Water Day 2007 is [http://www.unwater.org/wwd07/flashindex.html here].
  • * [2] The Murray-Darling Basin Commission preceded the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin_Commission Murray-Darling Basin Authority]. Read more about the Commission [http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/519424?c=people here].
senate vote 2007-03-26#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-21 12:24:54

Title

  • World Day for Water - South Australian wetlands
  • Motions - World Day for Water - South Australian wetlands

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2007-03-26.74.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate:''
  • ''(a) notes:''
  • ''(i) that Thursday, 22 March 2007, has been designated [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Water_Day World Day for Water] 2007, and that this year’s theme is ‘Coping with Water Scarcity’,''[1]
  • ''(ii) that the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Australian_Government South Australian Government] has indicated that it will cut water flows to nine key lakes, wetlands and lagoons if its water allocation falls below 50 per cent or weir levels cannot be sustained, and''
  • ''(iii) the comments by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin Murray-Darling Basin] Commission Chief Executive Wendy Craik, that [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change climate change] will have significant long-term impacts on inflows into the Murray-Darling river system; and''[2]
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to ensure that:''
  • ''(i) water allocations are acquired such that supplies to wetlands in South Australia, including [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Bonney_S.E_%28South_Australia%29 Lake Bonney], [http://www.environment.gov.au/cgi-bin/ahdb/search.pl?mode=place_detail;place_id=7858 Gurra Gurra Lakes], [http://www.murray.nsw.gov.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=498801:horseshoe-lagoon&catid=2062&Itemid=3245 Horseshoe Lagoon], Ross Lagoon and Murbko South Wetland are maintained, and''
  • ''(ii) water management plans in the Murray-Darling Basin are consistent with sustainable extraction levels and can take into account projections of reduced inflows into the basin due to climate change.''
  • References
  • * [1] The official website for World Water Day 2007 is [http://www.unwater.org/wwd07/flashindex.html here].
  • * [2] The Murray-Darling Basin Commission preceded the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin_Commission Murray-Darling Basin Authority]. Read more about the Commission [http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/519424?c=people here].
senate vote 2007-03-26#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-21 11:29:59

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2007-03-26.74.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • This motion was:
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate:''
  • ''(a) notes:''
  • ''(i) that Thursday, 22 March 2007, has been designated [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Water_Day World Day for Water] 2007, and that this year’s theme is ‘Coping with Water Scarcity’,''[1]
  • ''(ii) that the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Australian_Government South Australian Government] has indicated that it will cut water flows to nine key lakes, wetlands and lagoons if its water allocation falls below 50 per cent or weir levels cannot be sustained, and''
  • ''(iii) the comments by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin Murray-Darling Basin] Commission Chief Executive Wendy Craik, that [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change climate change] will have significant long-term impacts on inflows into the Murray-Darling river system; and''[2]
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to ensure that:''
  • ''(i) water allocations are acquired such that supplies to wetlands in South Australia, including [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Bonney_S.E_%28South_Australia%29 Lake Bonney], [http://www.environment.gov.au/cgi-bin/ahdb/search.pl?mode=place_detail;place_id=7858 Gurra Gurra Lakes], [http://www.murray.nsw.gov.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=498801:horseshoe-lagoon&catid=2062&Itemid=3245 Horseshoe Lagoon], Ross Lagoon and Murbko South Wetland are maintained, and''
  • ''(ii) water management plans in the Murray-Darling Basin are consistent with sustainable extraction levels and can take into account projections of reduced inflows into the basin due to climate change.''
  • References
  • * [1] The official website for World Water Day 2007 is [http://www.unwater.org/wwd07/flashindex.html here].
  • * [2] The Murray-Darling Basin Commission preceded the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin_Commission Murray-Darling Basin Authority]. Read more about the Commission [http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/519424?c=people here].
senate vote 2007-03-26#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-21 11:29:41

Title

  • World Day for Water
  • World Day for Water - South Australian wetlands

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Rachel Siewert</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <dl><dt></dt><dd>That the Senate:<dl><dt>(a)</dt><dd>notes:<dl><dt>(i)</dt><dd>that Thursday, 22 March 2007, has been designated World Day for Water 2007, and that this year&#8217;s theme is &#8216;Coping with Water Scarcity&#8217;,</dd><dt>(ii)</dt><dd>that the South Australian Government has indicated that it will cut water flows to nine key lakes, wetlands and lagoons if its water allocation falls below 50 per cent or weir levels cannot be sustained, and</dd><dt>(iii)</dt><dd>the comments by Murray-Darling Basin Commission Chief Executive Wendy Craik, that climate change will have significant long-term impacts on inflows into the Murray-Darling river system; and</dd></dl></dd><dt>(b)</dt><dd>calls on the Government to ensure that:<dl><dt>(i)</dt><dd>water allocations are acquired such that supplies to wetlands in South Australia, including Lake Bonney, Gurra Gurra Lakes, Horseshoe Lagoon, Ross Lagoon and Murbko South Wetland are maintained, and</dd><dt>(ii)</dt><dd>water management plans in the Murray-Darling Basin are consistent with sustainable extraction levels and can take into account projections of reduced inflows into the basin due to climate change.</dd></dl></dd></dl></dd></dl><p>Question put.</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2007-03-26.74.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • This motion was:
  • ''That the Senate:''
  • ''(a) notes:''
  • ''(i) that Thursday, 22 March 2007, has been designated [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Water_Day World Day for Water] 2007, and that this year’s theme is ‘Coping with Water Scarcity’,''[1]
  • ''(ii) that the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Australian_Government South Australian Government] has indicated that it will cut water flows to nine key lakes, wetlands and lagoons if its water allocation falls below 50 per cent or weir levels cannot be sustained, and''
  • ''(iii) the comments by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin Murray-Darling Basin] Commission Chief Executive Wendy Craik, that [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change climate change] will have significant long-term impacts on inflows into the Murray-Darling river system; and''[2]
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to ensure that:''
  • ''(i) water allocations are acquired such that supplies to wetlands in South Australia, including [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Bonney_S.E_%28South_Australia%29 Lake Bonney], [http://www.environment.gov.au/cgi-bin/ahdb/search.pl?mode=place_detail;place_id=7858 Gurra Gurra Lakes], [http://www.murray.nsw.gov.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=498801:horseshoe-lagoon&catid=2062&Itemid=3245 Horseshoe Lagoon], Ross Lagoon and Murbko South Wetland are maintained, and''
  • ''(ii) water management plans in the Murray-Darling Basin are consistent with sustainable extraction levels and can take into account projections of reduced inflows into the basin due to climate change.''
  • References
  • * [1] The official website for World Water Day 2007 is [http://www.unwater.org/wwd07/flashindex.html here].
  • * [2] The Murray-Darling Basin Commission preceded the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin_Commission Murray-Darling Basin Authority]. Read more about the Commission [http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/519424?c=people here].