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senate vote 2011-08-25#4

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:20:31

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  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2011-08-25.41.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Sarah_Hanson-Young&mpc=Senate&house=senate Sarah Hanson-Young]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a)   notes that:''
  • ''(i)   26 August 2011, marks the 10th anniversary of the rescue of 433 asylum seekers by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Tampa MV Tampa],''(This rescue is known as the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair Tampa Affair].)
  • ''(ii)   this rescue was followed by the refusal of the Coalition Government to allow the ship to enter Australian shores in direct violation of both maritime conventions and human rights obligations,''
  • ''(iii)   the majority of the asylum seekers, including children, were detained indefinitely on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru Nauru], as part of the Coalition's '[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_Solution Pacific Solution]', and''
  • ''(iv)   10 years later, the Labor Government is still pursuing [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandatory_detention_in_Australia#Restoration_of_offshore_processing offshore processing], through Australia's [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-25/malaysia-signs-refugee-deal/2809512 agreement with Malaysia], and Australia's [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-08-06/an-auspng-asylum-deal/4869128 Memorandum of Understanding with Manus Island];''
  • ''(b)   recognises a majority of Australians want asylum seekers processed on the mainland, according to [http://www.theage.com.au/national/voters-reject-refugee-plans-of-both-parties-20110815-1iuwe.html The Age/Neilson poll] published on 16 August 2011; and''
  • ''(c)   calls on the Government to abandon offshore processing.''
  • References
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2011-08-25.41.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Sarah Hanson-Young](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Sarah_Hanson-Young&mpc=Senate&house=senate). This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a)   notes that:_
  • _(i)   26 August 2011, marks the 10th anniversary of the rescue of 433 asylum seekers by the [MV Tampa](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Tampa),_(This rescue is known as the [Tampa Affair](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair).)
  • _(ii)   this rescue was followed by the refusal of the Coalition Government to allow the ship to enter Australian shores in direct violation of both maritime conventions and human rights obligations,_
  • _(iii)   the majority of the asylum seekers, including children, were detained indefinitely on [Nauru](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru), as part of the Coalition's ' [Pacific Solution](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_Solution)', and_
  • _(iv)   10 years later, the Labor Government is still pursuing [offshore processing](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandatory_detention_in_Australia#Restoration_of_offshore_processing), through Australia's [agreement with Malaysia](http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-25/malaysia-signs-refugee-deal/2809512), and Australia's [Memorandum of Understanding with Manus Island](http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-08-06/an-auspng-asylum-deal/4869128);_
  • _(b)   recognises a majority of Australians want asylum seekers processed on the mainland, according to [The Age/Neilson poll](http://www.theage.com.au/national/voters-reject-refugee-plans-of-both-parties-20110815-1iuwe.html) published on 16 August 2011; and_
  • _(c)   calls on the Government to abandon offshore processing._
  • References
senate vote 2011-08-25#4

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=2011-08-25.41.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Sarah_Hanson-Young&mpc=Senate&house=senate Sarah Hanson-Young]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a)   notes that:''
  • ''(i)   26 August 2011, marks the 10th anniversary of the rescue of 433 asylum seekers by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Tampa MV Tampa],''[1]
  • ''(i)   26 August 2011, marks the 10th anniversary of the rescue of 433 asylum seekers by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Tampa MV Tampa],''(This rescue is known as the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair Tampa Affair].)
  • ''(ii)   this rescue was followed by the refusal of the Coalition Government to allow the ship to enter Australian shores in direct violation of both maritime conventions and human rights obligations,''
  • ''(iii)   the majority of the asylum seekers, including children, were detained indefinitely on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru Nauru], as part of the Coalition's '[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_Solution Pacific Solution]', and''
  • ''(iv)   10 years later, the Labor Government is still pursuing [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandatory_detention_in_Australia#Restoration_of_offshore_processing offshore processing], through Australia's [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-25/malaysia-signs-refugee-deal/2809512 agreement with Malaysia], and Australia's [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-08-06/an-auspng-asylum-deal/4869128 Memorandum of Understanding with Manus Island];''
  • ''(b)   recognises a majority of Australians want asylum seekers processed on the mainland, according to [http://www.theage.com.au/national/voters-reject-refugee-plans-of-both-parties-20110815-1iuwe.html The Age/Neilson poll] published on 16 August 2011; and''
  • ''(c)   calls on the Government to abandon offshore processing.''
  • References
  • * [1] This rescue is known as the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair Tampa Affair].
senate vote 2011-08-25#4

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-13 15:16:44

Title

  • Motions Immigration: Mv Tampa
  • Motions - Immigration: MV Tampa - End offshore processing

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Sarah Hanson-Young</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That the Senate&#8212;</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;(a)&#160;&#160;&#160;notes that:</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(i)&#160;&#160;&#160;26 August 2011, marks the 10th anniversary of the rescue of 433 asylum seekers by the MV <i>Tampa</i>,</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(ii)&#160;&#160;&#160;this rescue was followed by the refusal of the Coalition Government to allow the ship to enter Australian shores in direct violation of both maritime conventions and human rights obligations,</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(iii)&#160;&#160;&#160;the majority of the asylum seekers, including children, were detained indefinitely on Nauru, as part of the Coalition's 'Pacific Solution', and</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(iv)&#160;&#160;&#160;10 years later, the Labor Government is still pursuing offshore processing, through Australia's agreement with Malaysia, and Australia's Memorandum of Understanding with Manus Island;</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;(b)&#160;&#160;&#160;recognises a majority of Australians want asylum seekers processed on the mainland, according to <i>The Age</i>/Neilson poll published on 16 August 2011; and</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;(c)&#160;&#160;&#160;calls on the Government to abandon offshore processing.</p>
  • <p>Question put.</p>
  • <p>The Senate divided. [12:40]</p>
  • <p>(The President: Senator the Hon. JJ Hogg)</p>
  • <p>Question negatived.</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2011-08-25.41.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Sarah_Hanson-Young&mpc=Senate&house=senate Sarah Hanson-Young]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a)   notes that:''
  • ''(i)   26 August 2011, marks the 10th anniversary of the rescue of 433 asylum seekers by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Tampa MV Tampa],''[1]
  • ''(ii)   this rescue was followed by the refusal of the Coalition Government to allow the ship to enter Australian shores in direct violation of both maritime conventions and human rights obligations,''
  • ''(iii)   the majority of the asylum seekers, including children, were detained indefinitely on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru Nauru], as part of the Coalition's '[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_Solution Pacific Solution]', and''
  • ''(iv)   10 years later, the Labor Government is still pursuing [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandatory_detention_in_Australia#Restoration_of_offshore_processing offshore processing], through Australia's [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-25/malaysia-signs-refugee-deal/2809512 agreement with Malaysia], and Australia's [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-08-06/an-auspng-asylum-deal/4869128 Memorandum of Understanding with Manus Island];''
  • ''(b)   recognises a majority of Australians want asylum seekers processed on the mainland, according to [http://www.theage.com.au/national/voters-reject-refugee-plans-of-both-parties-20110815-1iuwe.html The Age/Neilson poll] published on 16 August 2011; and''
  • ''(c)   calls on the Government to abandon offshore processing.''
  • References
  • * [1] This rescue is known as the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa_affair Tampa Affair].