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senate vote 2007-03-26#3

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=2007-03-26.76.2 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) the listing of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin Murray-Darling Basin] in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Wide_Fund_for_Nature WWF] study ‘World’s top 10 rivers at risk’,''(The WWF study is available for download [http://www.wwf.org.au/crawl_publications.cfm?1510/Worlds-top-10-rivers-at-risk here]. )
  • ''(ii) that threats such as invasive species, over-allocation and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change climate change] are the reasons the river system has been listed as ‘at risk’, and''
  • ''(iii) the report’s recommendations that returning significantly greater environmental flows to the river will have major benefits in reducing the prevalence of some invasive species and improving river health; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to begin purchasing water licences without further delay in order to return environmental flows to the Murray-Darling river system.''(Read more about water security in Australia on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_security_in_Australia Wikipedia].)
  • References
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2007-03-26.76.2) 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) the listing of the [Murray-Darling Basin](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin) in the [WWF](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Wide_Fund_for_Nature) study ‘World’s top 10 rivers at risk’,_(The WWF study is available for download [here](http://www.wwf.org.au/crawl_publications.cfm?1510/Worlds-top-10-rivers-at-risk). )
  • _(ii) that threats such as invasive species, over-allocation and [climate change](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change) are the reasons the river system has been listed as ‘at risk’, and_
  • _(iii) the report’s recommendations that returning significantly greater environmental flows to the river will have major benefits in reducing the prevalence of some invasive species and improving river health; and_
  • _(b) calls on the Government to begin purchasing water licences without further delay in order to return environmental flows to the Murray-Darling river system._(Read more about water security in Australia on [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_security_in_Australia).)
  • References
senate vote 2007-03-26#3

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:33

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2007-03-26.76.2 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) the listing of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin Murray-Darling Basin] in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Wide_Fund_for_Nature WWF] study ‘World’s top 10 rivers at risk’,''[1]
  • ''(i) the listing of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin Murray-Darling Basin] in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Wide_Fund_for_Nature WWF] study ‘World’s top 10 rivers at risk’,''(The WWF study is available for download [http://www.wwf.org.au/crawl_publications.cfm?1510/Worlds-top-10-rivers-at-risk here]. )
  • ''(ii) that threats such as invasive species, over-allocation and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change climate change] are the reasons the river system has been listed as ‘at risk’, and''
  • ''(iii) the report’s recommendations that returning significantly greater environmental flows to the river will have major benefits in reducing the prevalence of some invasive species and improving river health; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to begin purchasing water licences without further delay in order to return environmental flows to the Murray-Darling river system.''[2]
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to begin purchasing water licences without further delay in order to return environmental flows to the Murray-Darling river system.''(Read more about water security in Australia on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_security_in_Australia Wikipedia].)
  • References
  • * [1] The WWF study is available for download [http://www.wwf.org.au/crawl_publications.cfm?1510/Worlds-top-10-rivers-at-risk here].
  • * [2] Read more about water security in Australia on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_security_in_Australia Wikipedia].
senate vote 2007-03-26#3

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-21 10:43:55

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2007-03-26.76.2 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) the listing of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin Murray-Darling Basin] in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Wide_Fund_for_Nature WWF] study ‘World’s top 10 rivers at risk’,''[1]
  • ''(ii) that threats such as invasive species, over-allocation and climate change are the reasons the river system has been listed as ‘at risk’, and''
  • ''(ii) that threats such as invasive species, over-allocation and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change climate change] are the reasons the river system has been listed as ‘at risk’, and''
  • ''(iii) the report’s recommendations that returning significantly greater environmental flows to the river will have major benefits in reducing the prevalence of some invasive species and improving river health; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to begin purchasing water licences without further delay in order to return environmental flows to the Murray-Darling river system.''[2]
  • References
  • * [1] The WWF study is available for download [http://www.wwf.org.au/crawl_publications.cfm?1510/Worlds-top-10-rivers-at-risk here].
  • * [2] Read more about water security in Australia on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_security_in_Australia Wikipedia].
  • * [2] Read more about water security in Australia on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_security_in_Australia Wikipedia].
senate vote 2007-03-26#3

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-21 10:43:15

Title

  • Murray-Darling Basin
  • Motions - Murray-Darling Basin - Purchase water licences

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>the listing of the Murray-Darling Basin in the WWF study &#8216;World&#8217;s top 10 rivers at risk&#8217;,</dd><dt>(ii)</dt><dd>that threats such as invasive species, over-allocation and climate change are the reasons the river system has been listed as &#8216;at risk&#8217;, and</dd><dt>(iii)</dt><dd>the report&#8217;s recommendations that returning significantly greater environmental flows to the river will have major benefits in reducing the prevalence of some invasive species and improving river health; and</dd></dl></dd><dt>(b)</dt><dd>calls on the Government to begin purchasing water licences without further delay in order to return environmental flows to the Murray-Darling river system.</dd></dl></dd></dl><p>Question put.</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2007-03-26.76.2 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) the listing of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray-Darling_Basin Murray-Darling Basin] in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Wide_Fund_for_Nature WWF] study Worlds top 10 rivers at risk’,''[1]
  • ''(ii) that threats such as invasive species, over-allocation and climate change are the reasons the river system has been listed as at risk, and''
  • ''(iii) the reports recommendations that returning significantly greater environmental flows to the river will have major benefits in reducing the prevalence of some invasive species and improving river health; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to begin purchasing water licences without further delay in order to return environmental flows to the Murray-Darling river system.''[2]
  • References
  • * [1] The WWF study is available for download [http://www.wwf.org.au/crawl_publications.cfm?1510/Worlds-top-10-rivers-at-risk here].
  • * [2] Read more about water security in Australia on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_security_in_Australia Wikipedia].