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senate vote 2008-11-27#7

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:19:58

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2008-11-27.228.1 motion] ''That this bill be now read a third 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]. ) This means that the majority agree with the bill and want it to pass in the Senate. The bill will now be returned to the House of Representatives for them to consider amendments agreed to in the Senate.
  • ''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 a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2008-11-27.228.1) _That this bill be now read a third 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). ) This means that the majority agree with the bill and want it to pass in the Senate. The bill will now be returned to the House of Representatives for them to consider amendments agreed to in the Senate.
  • _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#7

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:35

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Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2008-11-27.228.1 motion] ''That this bill be now read a third time.''[1] This means that the majority agree with the bill and want it to pass in the Senate. The bill will now be returned to the House of Representatives for them to consider amendments agreed to in the Senate.
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2008-11-27.228.1 motion] ''That this bill be now read a third 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]. ) This means that the majority agree with the bill and want it to pass in the Senate. The bill will now be returned to the House of Representatives for them to consider amendments agreed to in the Senate.
  • ''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]
  • ''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 ''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.
  • * 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.)
senate vote 2008-11-27#7

Edited by mackay

on 2014-07-10 16:18:45

Title

  • Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Emergency Response Consolidation) Bill 2008 Third Reading
  • Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Emergency Response Consolidation) Bill 2008 - Third Reading - Read a third time

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That this bill be now read a third time.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2008-11-27.228.1 motion] ''That this bill be now read a third time.''[1] This means that the majority agree with the bill and want it to pass in the Senate. The bill will now be returned to the House of Representatives for them to consider amendments agreed to in the Senate.
  • ''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 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 ''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.