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senate vote 2008-08-27#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:19:56

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Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2008-08-27.79.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Sarah_Hanson-Young&mpc=Senate&house=senate Sarah Hanson-Young]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that:''
  • ''(i) 26 August marked the 7th anniversary of the rescue of 433 asylum seekers by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Tampa MV Tampa],''(Read more about this incident on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair Wikipedia].)
  • ''(ii) this rescue was followed by the refusal of the Coalition Government to allow the ship to enter Australian shores in direct violation of both maritime conventions and human rights obligations, and''
  • ''(iii) the majority of the refugees, including children, were detained indefinitely on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru Nauru], as part of the Coalition’s ‘[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_solution Pacific Solution]’; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Government, as part of the inquiry into immigration detention in Australia, to look into the psychological harm [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandatory_detention_in_Australia mandatory detention] has caused children and their families as a matter of urgency.''
  • References
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2008-08-27.79.2) introduced by Greens Senator [Sarah Hanson-Young](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Sarah_Hanson-Young&mpc=Senate&house=senate). This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a) notes that:_
  • _(i) 26 August marked the 7th anniversary of the rescue of 433 asylum seekers by the [MV Tampa](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Tampa),_(Read more about this incident on [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair).)
  • _(ii) this rescue was followed by the refusal of the Coalition Government to allow the ship to enter Australian shores in direct violation of both maritime conventions and human rights obligations, and_
  • _(iii) the majority of the refugees, including children, were detained indefinitely on [Nauru](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru), as part of the Coalition’s ‘ [Pacific Solution](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_solution)’; and_
  • _(b) calls on the Government, as part of the inquiry into immigration detention in Australia, to look into the psychological harm [mandatory detention](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandatory_detention_in_Australia) has caused children and their families as a matter of urgency._
  • References
senate vote 2008-08-27#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:35

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2008-08-27.79.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Sarah_Hanson-Young&mpc=Senate&house=senate Sarah Hanson-Young]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that:''
  • ''(i) 26 August marked the 7th anniversary of the rescue of 433 asylum seekers by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Tampa MV Tampa],''[1]
  • ''(i) 26 August marked the 7th anniversary of the rescue of 433 asylum seekers by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Tampa MV Tampa],''(Read more about this incident on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair Wikipedia].)
  • ''(ii) this rescue was followed by the refusal of the Coalition Government to allow the ship to enter Australian shores in direct violation of both maritime conventions and human rights obligations, and''
  • ''(iii) the majority of the refugees, including children, were detained indefinitely on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru Nauru], as part of the Coalition’s ‘[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_solution Pacific Solution]’; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Government, as part of the inquiry into immigration detention in Australia, to look into the psychological harm [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandatory_detention_in_Australia mandatory detention] has caused children and their families as a matter of urgency.''
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about this incident on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair Wikipedia].
senate vote 2008-08-27#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-21 12:27:14

Title

  • MV Tampa: Seventh Anniversary - Inquiry into immigration detention
  • Motions - MV Tampa: Seventh Anniversary - Inquiry into immigration detention

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2008-08-27.79.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Sarah_Hanson-Young&mpc=Senate&house=senate Sarah Hanson-Young]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that:''
  • ''(i) 26 August marked the 7th anniversary of the rescue of 433 asylum seekers by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Tampa MV Tampa],''[1]
  • ''(ii) this rescue was followed by the refusal of the Coalition Government to allow the ship to enter Australian shores in direct violation of both maritime conventions and human rights obligations, and''
  • ''(iii) the majority of the refugees, including children, were detained indefinitely on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru Nauru], as part of the Coalition’s ‘[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_solution Pacific Solution]’; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Government, as part of the inquiry into immigration detention in Australia, to look into the psychological harm [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandatory_detention_in_Australia mandatory detention] has caused children and their families as a matter of urgency.''
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about this incident on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair Wikipedia].
  • * [1] Read more about this incident on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair Wikipedia].
senate vote 2008-08-27#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-21 10:09:44

Title

  • Mv Tampa: Seventh Anniversary
  • MV Tampa: Seventh Anniversary - Inquiry into immigration detention

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Sarah Hanson-Young</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>26 August marked the 7th anniversary of the rescue of 433 asylum seekers by the MV <i>Tampa</i>,</dd><dt>(ii)</dt><dd>this rescue was followed by the refusal of the Coalition Government to allow the ship to enter Australian shores in direct violation of both maritime conventions and human rights obligations, and</dd><dt>(iii)</dt><dd>the majority of the refugees, including children, were detained indefinitely on Nauru, as part of the Coalition&#8217;s &#8216;Pacific Solution&#8217;; and</dd></dl></dd><dt>(b)</dt><dd>calls on the Government, as part of the inquiry into immigration detention in Australia, to look into the psychological harm mandatory detention has caused children and their families as a matter of urgency.</dd></dl></dd></dl><p>Question put.</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2008-08-27.79.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Sarah_Hanson-Young&mpc=Senate&house=senate Sarah Hanson-Young]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that:''
  • ''(i) 26 August marked the 7th anniversary of the rescue of 433 asylum seekers by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Tampa MV Tampa],''[1]
  • ''(ii) this rescue was followed by the refusal of the Coalition Government to allow the ship to enter Australian shores in direct violation of both maritime conventions and human rights obligations, and''
  • ''(iii) the majority of the refugees, including children, were detained indefinitely on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru Nauru], as part of the Coalition’s ‘[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_solution Pacific Solution]’; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Government, as part of the inquiry into immigration detention in Australia, to look into the psychological harm [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandatory_detention_in_Australia mandatory detention] has caused children and their families as a matter of urgency.''
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about this incident on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair Wikipedia].