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senate vote 2008-11-12#1

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:19:57

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  • An equal number of senators voted in favour and against the [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2008-11-12.21.31 motion] to read the bills for a second time,(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) which means that it was unsuccessful and that the bills will not be considered any further.
  • ''Background to the bills''
  • This [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008] was introduced along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3020 National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008] to establish a National Fuelwatch Scheme, which would be created and administered by by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Competition_and_Consumer_Commission Australian Competition and Consumer Commission] (ACCC).(Read more about the Scheme on ABC News [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2008-04-15/rudd-announces-national-fuelwatch-scheme/2404478 here]. ) The National Fuelwatch Scheme would require petrol retailers "to notify the ACCC of their next day’s fuel prices by 2 pm each day and maintain this notified price for a 24-hour period from 6 am the next day".(Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 here]. )
  • The National Fuelwatch Scheme was proposed in response to an ACCC inquiry into the price of unleaded petrol, which found that:
  • * there is an imbalance in fuel pricing information between petrol retailers and consumers at the retail level; and
  • * consumers' capacity to take advantage of the lowest prices is limited by intraday fuel price changes (sometimes as often as three or four times per day).(Read more about the ACCC's inquiry in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr3019_ems_7c9ee5e4-6a46-4617-a7e2-0a43639971aa%22 explanatory memorandum].)
  • An equal number of senators voted in favour and against the [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2008-11-12.21.31) to read the bills for a second time,(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [here](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html). ) which means that it was unsuccessful and that the bills will not be considered any further.
  • _Background to the bills_
  • This [National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019) was introduced along with the [National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3020) to establish a National Fuelwatch Scheme, which would be created and administered by by the [Australian Competition and Consumer Commission](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Competition_and_Consumer_Commission) (ACCC).(Read more about the Scheme on ABC News [here](http://www.abc.net.au/news/2008-04-15/rudd-announces-national-fuelwatch-scheme/2404478). ) The National Fuelwatch Scheme would require petrol retailers "to notify the ACCC of their next day’s fuel prices by 2 pm each day and maintain this notified price for a 24-hour period from 6 am the next day".(Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum, [here](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019). )
  • The National Fuelwatch Scheme was proposed in response to an ACCC inquiry into the price of unleaded petrol, which found that:
  • - there is an imbalance in fuel pricing information between petrol retailers and consumers at the retail level; and
  • - consumers' capacity to take advantage of the lowest prices is limited by intraday fuel price changes (sometimes as often as three or four times per day).(Read more about the ACCC's inquiry in the [explanatory memorandum](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr3019_ems_7c9ee5e4-6a46-4617-a7e2-0a43639971aa%22).)
senate vote 2008-11-12#1

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:35

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  • An equal number of senators voted in favour and against the [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2008-11-12.21.31 motion] to read the bills for a second time,[1] which means that it was unsuccessful and that the bills will not be considered any further.
  • An equal number of senators voted in favour and against the [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2008-11-12.21.31 motion] to read the bills for a second time,(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) which means that it was unsuccessful and that the bills will not be considered any further.
  • ''Background to the bills''
  • This [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008] was introduced along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3020 National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008] to establish a National Fuelwatch Scheme, which would be created and administered by by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Competition_and_Consumer_Commission Australian Competition and Consumer Commission] (ACCC).[2] The National Fuelwatch Scheme would require petrol retailers "to notify the ACCC of their next day’s fuel prices by 2 pm each day and maintain this notified price for a 24-hour period from 6 am the next day".[3]
  • This [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008] was introduced along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3020 National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008] to establish a National Fuelwatch Scheme, which would be created and administered by by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Competition_and_Consumer_Commission Australian Competition and Consumer Commission] (ACCC).(Read more about the Scheme on ABC News [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2008-04-15/rudd-announces-national-fuelwatch-scheme/2404478 here]. ) The National Fuelwatch Scheme would require petrol retailers "to notify the ACCC of their next day’s fuel prices by 2 pm each day and maintain this notified price for a 24-hour period from 6 am the next day".(Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 here]. )
  • The National Fuelwatch Scheme was proposed in response to an ACCC inquiry into the price of unleaded petrol, which found that:
  • * there is an imbalance in fuel pricing information between petrol retailers and consumers at the retail level; and
  • * consumers' capacity to take advantage of the lowest prices is limited by intraday fuel price changes (sometimes as often as three or four times per day).[4]
  • * consumers' capacity to take advantage of the lowest prices is limited by intraday fuel price changes (sometimes as often as three or four times per day).(Read more about the ACCC's inquiry in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr3019_ems_7c9ee5e4-6a46-4617-a7e2-0a43639971aa%22 explanatory memorandum].)
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about the Scheme on ABC News [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2008-04-15/rudd-announces-national-fuelwatch-scheme/2404478 here].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 here].
  • * [4] Read more about the ACCC's inquiry in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr3019_ems_7c9ee5e4-6a46-4617-a7e2-0a43639971aa%22 explanatory memorandum].
senate vote 2008-11-12#1

Edited by mackay

on 2014-08-20 11:50:21

Title

Description

  • An equal number of senators voted in favour and against the [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2008-11-12.21.31 motion] to read the bills for a second time,[1] which means that the motion was unsuccessful and that the bills will not be considered any further.
  • An equal number of senators voted in favour and against the [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2008-11-12.21.31 motion] to read the bills for a second time,[1] which means that it was unsuccessful and that the bills will not be considered any further.
  • ''Background to the bills''
  • This [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008] was introduced along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3020 National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008] to establish a National Fuelwatch Scheme, which would be created and administered by by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Competition_and_Consumer_Commission Australian Competition and Consumer Commission] (ACCC).[2] The National Fuelwatch Scheme would require petrol retailers "to notify the ACCC of their next day’s fuel prices by 2 pm each day and maintain this notified price for a 24-hour period from 6 am the next day".[3]
  • The National Fuelwatch Scheme was proposed in response to an ACCC inquiry into the price of unleaded petrol, which found that:
  • * there is an imbalance in fuel pricing information between petrol retailers and consumers at the retail level; and
  • * consumers' capacity to take advantage of the lowest prices is limited by intraday fuel price changes (sometimes as often as three or four times per day).[4]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about the Scheme on ABC News [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2008-04-15/rudd-announces-national-fuelwatch-scheme/2404478 here].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 here].
  • * [4] Read more about the ACCC's inquiry in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr3019_ems_7c9ee5e4-6a46-4617-a7e2-0a43639971aa%22 explanatory memorandum].
senate vote 2008-11-12#1

Edited by mackay

on 2014-08-20 11:48:42

Title

  • National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008 and related bill — Second Reading - Read a second time
  • National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008 and related bill — Second Reading Read a second time

Description

  • An equal number of senators voted in favour and against the motion to read the bills for a second time,[1] which means that the motion was unsuccessful and that the bills will not be considered any further.
  • An equal number of senators voted in favour and against the [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2008-11-12.21.31 motion] to read the bills for a second time,[1] which means that the motion was unsuccessful and that the bills will not be considered any further.
  • ''Background to the bills''
  • This [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008] was introduced along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3020 National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008] to establish a National Fuelwatch Scheme, which would be created and administered by by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Competition_and_Consumer_Commission Australian Competition and Consumer Commission] (ACCC).[2] The National Fuelwatch Scheme would require petrol retailers "to notify the ACCC of their next day’s fuel prices by 2 pm each day and maintain this notified price for a 24-hour period from 6 am the next day".[3]
  • The National Fuelwatch Scheme was proposed in response to an ACCC inquiry into the price of unleaded petrol, which found that:
  • * there is an imbalance in fuel pricing information between petrol retailers and consumers at the retail level; and
  • * consumers' capacity to take advantage of the lowest prices is limited by intraday fuel price changes (sometimes as often as three or four times per day).[4]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about the Scheme on ABC News [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2008-04-15/rudd-announces-national-fuelwatch-scheme/2404478 here].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 here].
  • * [4] Read more about the ACCC's inquiry in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr3019_ems_7c9ee5e4-6a46-4617-a7e2-0a43639971aa%22 explanatory memorandum].
senate vote 2008-11-12#1

Edited by mackay

on 2014-08-20 11:47:35

Title

  • National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008; National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008 — Second Reading
  • National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008 and related bill — Second Reading - Read a second time

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That these bills be now read a second time.</p>
  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That these bills be now read a second time.</p>
  • An equal number of senators voted in favour and against the motion to read the bills for a second time,[1] which means that the motion was unsuccessful and that the bills will not be considered any further.
  • ''Background to the bills''
  • This [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008] was introduced along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3020 National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008] to establish a National Fuelwatch Scheme, which would be created and administered by by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Competition_and_Consumer_Commission Australian Competition and Consumer Commission] (ACCC).[2] The National Fuelwatch Scheme would require petrol retailers "to notify the ACCC of their next day’s fuel prices by 2 pm each day and maintain this notified price for a 24-hour period from 6 am the next day".[3]
  • The National Fuelwatch Scheme was proposed in response to an ACCC inquiry into the price of unleaded petrol, which found that:
  • * there is an imbalance in fuel pricing information between petrol retailers and consumers at the retail level; and
  • * consumers' capacity to take advantage of the lowest prices is limited by intraday fuel price changes (sometimes as often as three or four times per day).[4]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about the Scheme on ABC News [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2008-04-15/rudd-announces-national-fuelwatch-scheme/2404478 here].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 here].
  • * [4] Read more about the ACCC's inquiry in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr3019_ems_7c9ee5e4-6a46-4617-a7e2-0a43639971aa%22 explanatory memorandum].