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senate vote 2011-07-07#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:20:28

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  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2011-07-07.29.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert], which means it was rejected. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a)   notes that:''
  • ''(i)   [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Organisation_for_Animal_Health OIE] [World Organisation for Animal Health] guidelines do not require stunning before slaughter of cattle,''
  • ''(ii)   without stunning, cattle can exhibit indicators of possible consciousness for up to 2 minutes after the throat is cut, leading to a slow and painful death, and''
  • ''(iii)   statements by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29 Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry] (Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Joe_Ludwig&mpc=Senate&house=senate Ludwig]) on 21 June 2011, that Australia does not have the power to require Indonesia to stun cattle before slaughter; and''(See Senator Ludwig's statement [http://www.maff.gov.au/archives/ludwig/Pages/Media_Office/Media_Releases/2011/june/intl-standard-live-export-indonesia.aspx here].)
  • ''(b)   calls on the Government immediately to end the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live export trade] of all animals given that the welfare standards which are acceptable to the Australian public and farmers cannot be guaranteed in overseas markets.''
  • References
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2011-07-07.29.2) introduced by Greens Senator [Rachel Siewert](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which means it was rejected. The motion was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a)   notes that:_
  • _(i)    [OIE](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Organisation_for_Animal_Health) [World Organisation for Animal Health] guidelines do not require stunning before slaughter of cattle,_
  • _(ii)   without stunning, cattle can exhibit indicators of possible consciousness for up to 2 minutes after the throat is cut, leading to a slow and painful death, and_
  • _(iii)   statements by the [Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29) (Senator [Ludwig](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Joe_Ludwig&mpc=Senate&house=senate)) on 21 June 2011, that Australia does not have the power to require Indonesia to stun cattle before slaughter; and_(See Senator Ludwig's statement [here](http://www.maff.gov.au/archives/ludwig/Pages/Media_Office/Media_Releases/2011/june/intl-standard-live-export-indonesia.aspx).)
  • _(b)   calls on the Government immediately to end the [live export trade](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export) of all animals given that the welfare standards which are acceptable to the Australian public and farmers cannot be guaranteed in overseas markets._
  • References
senate vote 2011-07-07#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:41

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Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2011-07-07.29.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert], which means it was rejected. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a)   notes that:''
  • ''(i)   [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Organisation_for_Animal_Health OIE] [World Organisation for Animal Health] guidelines do not require stunning before slaughter of cattle,''
  • ''(ii)   without stunning, cattle can exhibit indicators of possible consciousness for up to 2 minutes after the throat is cut, leading to a slow and painful death, and''
  • ''(iii)   statements by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29 Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry] (Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Joe_Ludwig&mpc=Senate&house=senate Ludwig]) on 21 June 2011, that Australia does not have the power to require Indonesia to stun cattle before slaughter; and''[1]
  • ''(iii)   statements by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29 Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry] (Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Joe_Ludwig&mpc=Senate&house=senate Ludwig]) on 21 June 2011, that Australia does not have the power to require Indonesia to stun cattle before slaughter; and''(See Senator Ludwig's statement [http://www.maff.gov.au/archives/ludwig/Pages/Media_Office/Media_Releases/2011/june/intl-standard-live-export-indonesia.aspx here].)
  • ''(b)   calls on the Government immediately to end the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live export trade] of all animals given that the welfare standards which are acceptable to the Australian public and farmers cannot be guaranteed in overseas markets.''
  • References
  • * [1] See Senator Ludwig's statement [http://www.maff.gov.au/archives/ludwig/Pages/Media_Office/Media_Releases/2011/june/intl-standard-live-export-indonesia.aspx here].
senate vote 2011-07-07#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-20 10:26:45

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Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2011-07-07.29.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert], which means it was rejected. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a)   notes that:''
  • ''(i)   [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Organisation_for_Animal_Health OIE] [World Organisation for Animal Health] guidelines do not require stunning before slaughter of cattle,''
  • ''(ii)   without stunning, cattle can exhibit indicators of possible consciousness for up to 2 minutes after the throat is cut, leading to a slow and painful death, and''
  • ''(iii)   statements by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29 Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry] (Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Joe_Ludwig&mpc=Senate&house=senate Ludwig]) on 21 June 2011, that Australia does not have the power to require Indonesia to stun cattle before slaughter; and''
  • ''(iii)   statements by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29 Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry] (Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Joe_Ludwig&mpc=Senate&house=senate Ludwig]) on 21 June 2011, that Australia does not have the power to require Indonesia to stun cattle before slaughter; and''[1]
  • ''(b)   calls on the Government immediately to end the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live export trade] of all animals given that the welfare standards which are acceptable to the Australian public and farmers cannot be guaranteed in overseas markets.''
  • References
  • * [1] See Senator Ludwig's statement [http://www.maff.gov.au/archives/ludwig/Pages/Media_Office/Media_Releases/2011/june/intl-standard-live-export-indonesia.aspx here].
senate vote 2011-07-07#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-20 10:24:19

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2011-07-07.29.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert], which means it was rejected. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a)   notes that:''
  • ''(i)   OIE ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Organisation_for_Animal_Health World Organisation for Animal Health]) guidelines do not require stunning before slaughter of cattle,''
  • ''(i)   [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Organisation_for_Animal_Health OIE] [World Organisation for Animal Health] guidelines do not require stunning before slaughter of cattle,''
  • ''(ii)   without stunning, cattle can exhibit indicators of possible consciousness for up to 2 minutes after the throat is cut, leading to a slow and painful death, and''
  • ''(iii)   statements by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29 Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry] (Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Joe_Ludwig&mpc=Senate&house=senate Ludwig]) on 21 June 2011, that Australia does not have the power to require Indonesia to stun cattle before slaughter; and''
  • ''(b)   calls on the Government immediately to end the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live export trade] of all animals given that the welfare standards which are acceptable to the Australian public and farmers cannot be guaranteed in overseas markets.''
senate vote 2011-07-07#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-20 10:23:41

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2011-07-07.29.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert], which means it was rejected. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a)   notes that:''
  • ''(i)   OIE [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Organisation_for_Animal_Health World Organisation for Animal Health]] guidelines do not require stunning before slaughter of cattle,''
  • ''(i)   OIE ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Organisation_for_Animal_Health World Organisation for Animal Health]) guidelines do not require stunning before slaughter of cattle,''
  • ''(ii)   without stunning, cattle can exhibit indicators of possible consciousness for up to 2 minutes after the throat is cut, leading to a slow and painful death, and''
  • ''(iii)   statements by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29 Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry] (Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Joe_Ludwig&mpc=Senate&house=senate Ludwig]) on 21 June 2011, that Australia does not have the power to require Indonesia to stun cattle before slaughter; and''
  • ''(b)   calls on the Government immediately to end the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live export trade] of all animals given that the welfare standards which are acceptable to the Australian public and farmers cannot be guaranteed in overseas markets.''
senate vote 2011-07-07#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-20 10:23:15

Title

  • Motions Live Animal Exports
  • Motions - Live Animal Exports - End live animal export

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Rachel Siewert</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That the Senate&#8212;</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2011-07-07.29.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert], which means it was rejected. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a)   notes that:''
  • ''(i)   OIE [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Organisation_for_Animal_Health World Organisation for Animal Health]] guidelines do not require stunning before slaughter of cattle,''
  • ''(ii)   without stunning, cattle can exhibit indicators of possible consciousness for up to 2 minutes after the throat is cut, leading to a slow and painful death, and''
  • ''(iii)   statements by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29 Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry] (Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Joe_Ludwig&mpc=Senate&house=senate Ludwig]) on 21 June 2011, that Australia does not have the power to require Indonesia to stun cattle before slaughter; and''
  • ''(b)   calls on the Government immediately to end the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live export trade] of all animals given that the welfare standards which are acceptable to the Australian public and farmers cannot be guaranteed in overseas markets.''
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;(a)&#160;&#160;&#160;notes that:</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(i)&#160;&#160;&#160;OIE [World Organisation for Animal Health] guidelines do not require stunning before slaughter of cattle,</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(ii)&#160;&#160;&#160;without stunning, cattle can exhibit indicators of possible consciousness for up to 2 minutes after the throat is cut, leading to a slow and painful death, and</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(iii)&#160;&#160;&#160;statements by the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Senator Ludwig) on 21 June 2011, that Australia does not have the power to require Indonesia to stun cattle before slaughter; and</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;(b)&#160;&#160;&#160;calls on the Government immediately to end the live export trade of all animals given that the welfare standards which are acceptable to the Australian public and farmers cannot be guaranteed in overseas markets.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Nick Xenophon</p>
  • <p>I seek leave to make a short explanation.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">John Hogg</p>
  • <p>Leave is granted for two minutes.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Nick Xenophon</p>
  • <p>Whilst I support the first part of the motion, I cannot support the second part of the motion, because I believe a phased withdrawal of the live export trade over a three-year period is a preferable policy outcome. Question put.</p>
  • <p>The Senate divided. [12:14]</p>
  • <p>(The PRESIDENT: Senator Hogg)</p>
  • <p>Question negatived.</p>