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  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2011-06-21.101.2 motion] moved by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert], which means that it was unsuccessful. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate—''
  • ''(a) notes:''
  • ''(i) that it has been 4 years since the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Territory_Emergency_Response Northern Territory Emergency Response] began,''
  • ''(ii) that investment in the program now exceeds $1.5 billion,''
  • ''(iii) that the [http://www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/indigenous-australians/publications-articles/closing-the-gap-in-the-northern-territory-including-northern-territory-emergency-response Closing the Gap report] indicated that incarceration rates have risen, and that school attendance and''
  • ''child nutrition have not improved, and''
  • ''(iv) the growing crisis in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Springs Alice Springs] as many people move from community into Alice Springs;''
  • ''(b) draws attention to:''
  • ''(i) the statement being launched in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darwin,_Northern_Territory Darwin], '[http://www.whatsworking.com.au/what-now/alternative-to-intervention/ Rebuilding from the ground up – an alternative to the Northern Territory Intervention]' which calls for a new approach based on principles of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-determination self-determination], community control and a commitment to land rights, and''
  • ''(ii) the serious concern raised by the United Nations' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Periodic_Review Universal Periodic Review] and the United Nations' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Committee_on_the_Elimination_of_Racial_Discrimination#Committee_on_the_Elimination_of_Racial_Discrimination Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination] over Australia's failure to eliminate discrimination; and''
  • ''(c) calls for:''
  • ''(i) the repeal of the Northern Territory Emergency Response legislation, and''
  • ''(ii) the development of a long-term plan in partnership with Aboriginal communities to equalise life opportunities and outcomes, backed up with a sustained investment of resources, particularly in community-based organisations.''
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2011-06-21.101.2) moved by Greens Senator [Rachel Siewert](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which means that it was unsuccessful. The motion was:
  • _That the Senate—_
  • _(a) notes:_
  • _(i) that it has been 4 years since the [Northern Territory Emergency Response](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Territory_Emergency_Response) began,_
  • _(ii) that investment in the program now exceeds $1.5 billion,_
  • _(iii) that the [Closing the Gap report](http://www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/indigenous-australians/publications-articles/closing-the-gap-in-the-northern-territory-including-northern-territory-emergency-response) indicated that incarceration rates have risen, and that school attendance and_
  • _child nutrition have not improved, and_
  • _(iv) the growing crisis in [Alice Springs](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Springs) as many people move from community into Alice Springs;_
  • _(b) draws attention to:_
  • _(i) the statement being launched in [Darwin](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darwin,_Northern_Territory), ' [Rebuilding from the ground up – an alternative to the Northern Territory Intervention](http://www.whatsworking.com.au/what-now/alternative-to-intervention/)' which calls for a new approach based on principles of [self-determination](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-determination), community control and a commitment to land rights, and_
  • _(ii) the serious concern raised by the United Nations' [Universal Periodic Review](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Periodic_Review) and the United Nations' [Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Committee_on_the_Elimination_of_Racial_Discrimination#Committee_on_the_Elimination_of_Racial_Discrimination) over Australia's failure to eliminate discrimination; and_
  • _(c) calls for:_
  • _(i) the repeal of the Northern Territory Emergency Response legislation, and_
  • _(ii) the development of a long-term plan in partnership with Aboriginal communities to equalise life opportunities and outcomes, backed up with a sustained investment of resources, particularly in community-based organisations._
senate vote 2011-06-21#3

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  • Motions Northern Territory Emergency Response
  • Motions - Northern Territory Emergency Response - Repeal

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  • <p class="speaker">Rachel Siewert</p>
  • <p>by leave&#8212;I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That the Senate&#8212;</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2011-06-21.101.2 motion] moved by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert], which means that it was unsuccessful. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate—''
  • ''(a) notes:''
  • ''(i) that it has been 4 years since the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Territory_Emergency_Response Northern Territory Emergency Response] began,''
  • ''(ii) that investment in the program now exceeds $1.5 billion,''
  • ''(iii) that the [http://www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/indigenous-australians/publications-articles/closing-the-gap-in-the-northern-territory-including-northern-territory-emergency-response Closing the Gap report] indicated that incarceration rates have risen, and that school attendance and''
  • ''child nutrition have not improved, and''
  • ''(iv) the growing crisis in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Springs Alice Springs] as many people move from community into Alice Springs;''
  • ''(b) draws attention to:''
  • ''(i) the statement being launched in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darwin,_Northern_Territory Darwin], '[http://www.whatsworking.com.au/what-now/alternative-to-intervention/ Rebuilding from the ground up – an alternative to the Northern Territory Intervention]' which calls for a new approach based on principles of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-determination self-determination], community control and a commitment to land rights, and''
  • ''(ii) the serious concern raised by the United Nations' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Periodic_Review Universal Periodic Review] and the United Nations' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Committee_on_the_Elimination_of_Racial_Discrimination#Committee_on_the_Elimination_of_Racial_Discrimination Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination] over Australia's failure to eliminate discrimination; and''
  • ''(c) calls for:''
  • ''(i) the repeal of the Northern Territory Emergency Response legislation, and''
  • ''(ii) the development of a long-term plan in partnership with Aboriginal communities to equalise life opportunities and outcomes, backed up with a sustained investment of resources, particularly in community-based organisations.''
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;(a)&#160;&#160;&#160;notes:</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(i)&#160;&#160;&#160;that it has been 4 years since the Northern Territory Emergency Response began,</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(ii)&#160;&#160;&#160;that investment in the program now exceeds $1.5 billion,</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(iii)&#160;&#160;&#160;that the <i>Closing the Gap</i> report indicated that incarceration rates have risen, and that school attendance and</p>
  • <p class="italic">child nutrition have not improved, and</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(iv)&#160;&#160;&#160;the growing crisis in Alice Springs as many people move from community into Alice Springs;</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;(b)&#160;&#160;&#160;draws attention to:</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(i)&#160;&#160;&#160;the statement being launched in Darwin, 'Rebuilding from the ground up – an alternative to the Northern Territory Intervention' which calls for a new approach based on principles of self-determination, community control and a commitment to land rights, and</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(ii)&#160;&#160;&#160;the serious concern raised by the United Nations' Universal Periodic Review and the United Nations' Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination over Australia's failure to eliminate discrimination; and</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;(c)&#160;&#160;&#160;calls for:</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(i)&#160;&#160;&#160;the repeal of the Northern Territory Emergency Response legislation, and</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(ii)&#160;&#160;&#160;the development of a long-term plan in partnership with Aboriginal communities to equalise life opportunities and outcomes, backed up with a sustained investment of resources, particularly in community-based organisations.</p>
  • <p>Question put.</p>
  • <p>The Senate divided. [15:53]</p>
  • <p>The ACTING DEPUTY PRESIDENT: Senator Trood</p>
  • <p>Question negatived.</p>