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senate vote 2007-06-14#1

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:19:46

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  • The majority voted against a motion introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Kerry_Nettle&mpc=Senate&house=senate Kerry Nettle] and also on behalf of Australian Democrats Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Natasha_Stott_Despoja&mpc=Senate&house=senate Natasha Stott Despoja]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that Australia and the United States of America are the only two [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organisation_for_Economic_Co-operation_and_Development Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development] countries without a national paid [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maternity_leave maternity leave] scheme;''
  • ''(b) congratulates [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Claire marie claire] for its ‘Push It’ campaign calling for mandatory paid maternity leave; and''(Read more about the campaign [http://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/marie-claire/features/reports/article/-/5878616/push-it/ here].)
  • ''(c) calls on the Government to legislate for government-funded paid maternity leave.''
  • References
  • The majority voted against a motion introduced by Greens Senator [Kerry Nettle](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Kerry_Nettle&mpc=Senate&house=senate) and also on behalf of Australian Democrats Senator [Natasha Stott Despoja](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Natasha_Stott_Despoja&mpc=Senate&house=senate). This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • _That the Senate-_ _(a) notes that Australia and the United States of America are the only two [Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organisation_for_Economic_Co-operation_and_Development) countries without a national paid [maternity leave](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maternity_leave) scheme;_ _(b) congratulates [marie claire](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Claire) for its ‘Push It’ campaign calling for mandatory paid maternity leave; and_(Read more about the campaign [here](http://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/marie-claire/features/reports/article/-/5878616/push-it/).) _(c) calls on the Government to legislate for government-funded paid maternity leave._
  • References
senate vote 2007-06-14#1

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:33

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  • The majority voted against a motion introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Kerry_Nettle&mpc=Senate&house=senate Kerry Nettle] and also on behalf of Australian Democrats Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Natasha_Stott_Despoja&mpc=Senate&house=senate Natasha Stott Despoja]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that Australia and the United States of America are the only two [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organisation_for_Economic_Co-operation_and_Development Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development] countries without a national paid [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maternity_leave maternity leave] scheme;''
  • ''(b) congratulates [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Claire marie claire] for its ‘Push It’ campaign calling for mandatory paid maternity leave; and''[1]
  • ''(b) congratulates [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Claire marie claire] for its ‘Push It’ campaign calling for mandatory paid maternity leave; and''(Read more about the campaign [http://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/marie-claire/features/reports/article/-/5878616/push-it/ here].)
  • ''(c) calls on the Government to legislate for government-funded paid maternity leave.''
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the campaign [http://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/marie-claire/features/reports/article/-/5878616/push-it/ here].
senate vote 2007-06-14#1

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-18 14:17:38

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  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Motions - Paid Maternity Leave - Government funded paid maternity leave

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  • <p class="speaker">Kerry Nettle</p>
  • <p>I, and also on behalf of Senator Stott Despoja, move:</p>
  • <dl><dt></dt><dd>That the Senate&#8212;<dl><dt>(a)</dt><dd>notes that Australia and the United States of America are the only two Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries without a national paid maternity leave scheme;</dd><dt>(b)</dt><dd>congratulates <i>marie claire</i> for its &#8216;Push It&#8217; campaign calling for mandatory paid maternity leave; and</dd><dt>(c)</dt><dd>calls on the Government to legislate for government-funded paid maternity leave.</dd></dl></dd></dl><p>Question put.</p>
  • The majority voted against a motion introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Kerry_Nettle&mpc=Senate&house=senate Kerry Nettle] and also on behalf of Australian Democrats Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Natasha_Stott_Despoja&mpc=Senate&house=senate Natasha Stott Despoja]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that Australia and the United States of America are the only two [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organisation_for_Economic_Co-operation_and_Development Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development] countries without a national paid [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maternity_leave maternity leave] scheme;''
  • ''(b) congratulates [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Claire marie claire] for its Push It campaign calling for mandatory paid maternity leave; and''[1]
  • ''(c) calls on the Government to legislate for government-funded paid maternity leave.''
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the campaign [http://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/marie-claire/features/reports/article/-/5878616/push-it/ here].