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senate vote 2007-08-16#4

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:19:50

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  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2007-08-16.26.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Bob_Brown&mpc=Senate&house=senate Bob Brown], which means that it was unsuccessful. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that:''
  • ''(i) Australia is experiencing a period of record economic growth, and''
  • ''(ii) the 2007-08 Federal Budget provided tax cuts to those earning more than $75,000, at a cost of $3.5 billion per year; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to invest approximately $3 billion per year to lift the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_security_in_Australia#Age_pension aged pension] by $60 per fortnight.''
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2007-08-16.26.2) introduced by Greens Senator [Bob Brown](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Bob_Brown&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which means that it was unsuccessful. The motion was:
  • _That the Senate-_ _(a) notes that:_ _(i) Australia is experiencing a period of record economic growth, and_ _(ii) the 2007-08 Federal Budget provided tax cuts to those earning more than $75,000, at a cost of $3.5 billion per year; and_ _(b) calls on the Government to invest approximately $3 billion per year to lift the [aged pension](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_security_in_Australia#Age_pension) by $60 per fortnight._
senate vote 2007-08-16#4

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-12 11:40:27

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  • Age Pension
  • Motions - Age Pension - Increase age pension

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  • <p class="speaker">Bob Brown</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>Australia is experiencing a period of record economic growth, and</dd><dt>(ii)</dt><dd>the 2007-08 Federal Budget provided tax cuts to those earning more than $75,000, at a cost of $3.5 billion per year; and</dd></dl></dd><dt>(b)</dt><dd>calls on the Government to invest approximately $3 billion per year to lift the aged pension by $60 per fortnight.</dd></dl></dd></dl><p>Question put.</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2007-08-16.26.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Bob_Brown&mpc=Senate&house=senate Bob Brown], which means that it was unsuccessful. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that:''
  • ''(i) Australia is experiencing a period of record economic growth, and''
  • ''(ii) the 2007-08 Federal Budget provided tax cuts to those earning more than $75,000, at a cost of $3.5 billion per year; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to invest approximately $3 billion per year to lift the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_security_in_Australia#Age_pension aged pension] by $60 per fortnight.''