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senate vote 2008-11-27#6

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:19:58

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  • The majority voted in favour of an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2008-11-27.219.1 amendment] introduced by Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Nigel_Scullion&mpc=Senate&house=senate Nigel Scullion], which means that it was successful. The amendment was:
  • ''(11) Page 18 (after line 12), after Schedule 3, insert:''
  • ''Schedule 3A—Access to Aboriginal land''
  • ''Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976''
  • ''1 Subsection 70B(2)''
  • ''Omit “may” (first occurring), substitute “must”.''
  • Senator Scullion explained that this amendment "deals with the current discretion of the minister in whether or not they change regulations or impact on regulations to ensure that the permit system changes are invoked".(Read Senator Scullion's full explanation [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2008-11-27.219.1 here]. Read more about the permit system in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0708/08bd082 bills digest]. )
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • In 2007, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Territory_National_Emergency_Response Northern Territory National Emergency Response] ('the Intervention') was introduced in response to a report called ''Ampe Akelyernemane Meke Mekarle Little Children are Sacred: The Report of the Northern Territory Board of Inquiry into the Protection of Aboriginal Children from Sexual Abuse''.(Read more about the ''Little Children are Sacred'' report [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Children_are_Sacred here]. ) The intervention was controversial and has been a source of ongoing debate.
  • This latest [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2938 bill] changes and removes some of the measures introduced as part of the Intervention. In summary, it:
  • * prohibits certain pay television licensees from providing television channels that contain a large amount of R18+ programming to certain prescribed areas;
  • * permits transporting pornographic material through a prescribed area to a place outside the prescribed area (currently its presence for any purpose is prohibited);
  • * reintroduces elements of the permit system, which requires visitors to certain Aboriginal areas to first seek permission to enter the area; and
  • * enables community dependent roadhouses to be licensed as community stores.(See the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0708/08bd082 bills digest] for more information.)
  • The majority voted in favour of an [amendment](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2008-11-27.219.1) introduced by Senator [Nigel Scullion](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Nigel_Scullion&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which means that it was successful. The amendment was:
  • _(11) Page 18 (after line 12), after Schedule 3, insert:_
  • _Schedule 3A—Access to Aboriginal land_
  • _Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976_
  • _1 Subsection 70B(2)_
  • _Omit “may” (first occurring), substitute “must”._
  • Senator Scullion explained that this amendment "deals with the current discretion of the minister in whether or not they change regulations or impact on regulations to ensure that the permit system changes are invoked".(Read Senator Scullion's full explanation [here](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2008-11-27.219.1). Read more about the permit system in the [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0708/08bd082). )
  • _Background to the bill_
  • In 2007, the [Northern Territory National Emergency Response](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Territory_National_Emergency_Response) ('the Intervention') was introduced in response to a report called _Ampe Akelyernemane Meke Mekarle Little Children are Sacred: The Report of the Northern Territory Board of Inquiry into the Protection of Aboriginal Children from Sexual Abuse_.(Read more about the _Little Children are Sacred_ report [here](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Children_are_Sacred). ) The intervention was controversial and has been a source of ongoing debate.
  • This latest [bill](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2938) changes and removes some of the measures introduced as part of the Intervention. In summary, it:
  • - prohibits certain pay television licensees from providing television channels that contain a large amount of R18+ programming to certain prescribed areas;
  • - permits transporting pornographic material through a prescribed area to a place outside the prescribed area (currently its presence for any purpose is prohibited);
  • - reintroduces elements of the permit system, which requires visitors to certain Aboriginal areas to first seek permission to enter the area; and
  • - enables community dependent roadhouses to be licensed as community stores.(See the [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0708/08bd082) for more information.)
senate vote 2008-11-27#6

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:35

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2008-11-27.219.1 amendment] introduced by Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Nigel_Scullion&mpc=Senate&house=senate Nigel Scullion], which means that it was successful. The amendment was:
  • ''(11) Page 18 (after line 12), after Schedule 3, insert:''
  • ''Schedule 3A—Access to Aboriginal land''
  • ''Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976''
  • ''1 Subsection 70B(2)''
  • ''Omit “may” (first occurring), substitute “must”.''
  • Senator Scullion explained that this amendment "deals with the current discretion of the minister in whether or not they change regulations or impact on regulations to ensure that the permit system changes are invoked".[1]
  • Senator Scullion explained that this amendment "deals with the current discretion of the minister in whether or not they change regulations or impact on regulations to ensure that the permit system changes are invoked".(Read Senator Scullion's full explanation [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2008-11-27.219.1 here]. Read more about the permit system in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0708/08bd082 bills digest]. )
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • In 2007, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Territory_National_Emergency_Response Northern Territory National Emergency Response] ('the Intervention') was introduced in response to a report called ''Ampe Akelyernemane Meke Mekarle Little Children are Sacred: The Report of the Northern Territory Board of Inquiry into the Protection of Aboriginal Children from Sexual Abuse''.[2] The intervention was controversial and has been a source of ongoing debate.
  • In 2007, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Territory_National_Emergency_Response Northern Territory National Emergency Response] ('the Intervention') was introduced in response to a report called ''Ampe Akelyernemane Meke Mekarle Little Children are Sacred: The Report of the Northern Territory Board of Inquiry into the Protection of Aboriginal Children from Sexual Abuse''.(Read more about the ''Little Children are Sacred'' report [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Children_are_Sacred here]. ) The intervention was controversial and has been a source of ongoing debate.
  • This latest [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2938 bill] changes and removes some of the measures introduced as part of the Intervention. In summary, it:
  • * prohibits certain pay television licensees from providing television channels that contain a large amount of R18+ programming to certain prescribed areas;
  • * permits transporting pornographic material through a prescribed area to a place outside the prescribed area (currently its presence for any purpose is prohibited);
  • * reintroduces elements of the permit system, which requires visitors to certain Aboriginal areas to first seek permission to enter the area; and
  • * enables community dependent roadhouses to be licensed as community stores.[3]
  • * enables community dependent roadhouses to be licensed as community stores.(See the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0708/08bd082 bills digest] for more information.)
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read Senator Scullion's full explanation [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2008-11-27.219.1 here]. Read more about the permit system in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0708/08bd082 bills digest].
  • * [2] Read more about the ''Little Children are Sacred'' report [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Children_are_Sacred here].
  • * [3] See the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0708/08bd082 bills digest] for more information.
senate vote 2008-11-27#6

Edited by mackay

on 2014-07-10 16:04:50

Title

  • Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Emergency Response Consolidation) Bill 2008 In Committee
  • Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Emergency Response Consolidation) Bill 2008 - In Committee - 'Must' use discretion

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the amendment (<b>Senator Scullion&#8217;s</b>) be agreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of an [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2008-11-27.219.1 amendment] introduced by Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Nigel_Scullion&mpc=Senate&house=senate Nigel Scullion], which means that it was successful. The amendment was:
  • ''(11) Page 18 (after line 12), after Schedule 3, insert:''
  • ''Schedule 3A—Access to Aboriginal land''
  • ''Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976''
  • ''1 Subsection 70B(2)''
  • ''Omit “may” (first occurring), substitute “must”.''
  • Senator Scullion explained that this amendment "deals with the current discretion of the minister in whether or not they change regulations or impact on regulations to ensure that the permit system changes are invoked".[1]
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • In 2007, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Territory_National_Emergency_Response Northern Territory National Emergency Response] ('the Intervention') was introduced in response to a report called ''Ampe Akelyernemane Meke Mekarle Little Children are Sacred: The Report of the Northern Territory Board of Inquiry into the Protection of Aboriginal Children from Sexual Abuse''.[2] The intervention was controversial and has been a source of ongoing debate.
  • This latest [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2938 bill] changes and removes some of the measures introduced as part of the Intervention. In summary, it:
  • * prohibits certain pay television licensees from providing television channels that contain a large amount of R18+ programming to certain prescribed areas;
  • * permits transporting pornographic material through a prescribed area to a place outside the prescribed area (currently its presence for any purpose is prohibited);
  • * reintroduces elements of the permit system, which requires visitors to certain Aboriginal areas to first seek permission to enter the area; and
  • * enables community dependent roadhouses to be licensed as community stores.[3]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read Senator Scullion's full explanation [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2008-11-27.219.1 here]. Read more about the permit system in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0708/08bd082 bills digest].
  • * [2] Read more about the ''Little Children are Sacred'' report [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Children_are_Sacred here].
  • * [3] See the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0708/08bd082 bills digest] for more information.