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senate vote 2013-11-14#7

Edited by MA

on 2014-12-27 14:14:43

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Description

  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-11-14.40.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Larissa Waters](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Larissa_Waters&mpc=Senate&house=senate). This means that the motion was rejected. The motion was:
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-11-14.40.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Larissa Waters](https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/people/senate/queensland/larissa_waters). This means that the motion was rejected.
  • _That the Senate-_
  • Read more about coal seam gas [here](http://www.abc.net.au/news/specials/coal-seam-gas-by-the-numbers/).
  • _(a) notes:_
  • ### Text of the motion
  • _(i) recent reports in the [Sydney Morning Herald](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Morning_Herald) that the [Prime Minister](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Abbott&mpc=Warringah&house=representatives) personally promised Tara resident, Ms Debbie Orr, that nobody should be forced to have a gas well on their property,_(Read about PM Abbott's promise on the Sydney Morning Herald [here](http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/abbott-honours-a-promise-with-meeting-on-gas-fears-20131102-2wtt9.html). )
  • > *That the Senate—*
  • _(ii) the Coalition's election platform that access to prime agricultural land should only be allowed with the farmer's agreement – the farmer should have the right to say yes or no to [coal seam gas](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_seam_gas) exploration and extraction on their property, and_(Read more about coal seam gas [here](http://www.abc.net.au/news/specials/coal-seam-gas-by-the-numbers/). )
  • > *(a) notes:*
  • _(iii) that there are no constitutional limitations preventing the Federal Government from giving Australian landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas; and_(Read more about the Australian Constitution [here](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_constitution).)
  • >> *(i) recent reports in the [Sydney Morning Herald](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Morning_Herald) that the [Prime Minister](https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/people/representatives/warringah/tony_abbott) [personally promised](http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/abbott-honours-a-promise-with-meeting-on-gas-fears-20131102-2wtt9.html) Tara resident, Ms Debbie Orr, that nobody should be forced to have a gas well on their property,*
  • _(b) calls on the Government to follow through on these statements by giving landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas mining on their land under federal law._
  • >> *(ii) the Coalition's election platform that access to prime agricultural land should only be allowed with the farmer's agreement – the farmer should have the right to say yes or no to [coal seam gas](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_seam_gas) exploration and extraction on their property, and*
  • >> *(iii) that there are no [constitutional](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_constitution) limitations preventing the Federal Government from giving Australian landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas; and*
  • > *(b) calls on the Government to follow through on these statements by giving landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas mining on their land under federal law.*
senate vote 2013-11-14#7

Edited by MA

on 2014-10-09 15:44:09

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-11-14.40.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Larissa Waters](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Larissa_Waters&mpc=Senate&house=senate). This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a) notes:_
  • _(i) recent reports in the [Sydney Morning Herald](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Morning_Herald) that the [Prime Minister](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Abbott&mpc=Warringah&house=representatives) personally promised Tara resident, Ms Debbie Orr, that nobody should be forced to have a gas well on their property,_(Read about PM Abbott's promise on the Sydney Morning Herald [here](http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/abbott-honours-a-promise-with-meeting-on-gas-fears-20131102-2wtt9.html). )
  • _(ii) the Coalition's election platform that access to prime agricultural land should only be allowed with the farmer's agreement – the farmer should have the right to say yes or no to [coal seam gas](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_seam_gas) exploration and extraction on their property, and_(Read more about coal seam gas [here](http://www.abc.net.au/news/specials/coal-seam-gas-by-the-numbers/). )
  • _(iii) that there are no constitutional limitations preventing the Federal Government from giving Australian landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas; and_(Read more about the Australian Constitution [here](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_constitution).)
  • _(b) calls on the Government to follow through on these statements by giving landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas mining on their land under federal law._
  • References
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-11-14.40.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Larissa Waters](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Larissa_Waters&mpc=Senate&house=senate). This means that the motion was rejected. The motion was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a) notes:_
  • _(i) recent reports in the [Sydney Morning Herald](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Morning_Herald) that the [Prime Minister](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Abbott&mpc=Warringah&house=representatives) personally promised Tara resident, Ms Debbie Orr, that nobody should be forced to have a gas well on their property,_(Read about PM Abbott's promise on the Sydney Morning Herald [here](http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/abbott-honours-a-promise-with-meeting-on-gas-fears-20131102-2wtt9.html). )
  • _(ii) the Coalition's election platform that access to prime agricultural land should only be allowed with the farmer's agreement – the farmer should have the right to say yes or no to [coal seam gas](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_seam_gas) exploration and extraction on their property, and_(Read more about coal seam gas [here](http://www.abc.net.au/news/specials/coal-seam-gas-by-the-numbers/). )
  • _(iii) that there are no constitutional limitations preventing the Federal Government from giving Australian landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas; and_(Read more about the Australian Constitution [here](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_constitution).)
  • _(b) calls on the Government to follow through on these statements by giving landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas mining on their land under federal law._
senate vote 2013-11-14#7

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:21:25

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-11-14.40.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Larissa_Waters&mpc=Senate&house=senate Larissa Waters]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes:''
  • ''(i) recent reports in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Morning_Herald Sydney Morning Herald] that the [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Abbott&mpc=Warringah&house=representatives Prime Minister] personally promised Tara resident, Ms Debbie Orr, that nobody should be forced to have a gas well on their property,''(Read about PM Abbott's promise on the Sydney Morning Herald [http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/abbott-honours-a-promise-with-meeting-on-gas-fears-20131102-2wtt9.html here]. )
  • ''(ii) the Coalition's election platform that access to prime agricultural land should only be allowed with the farmer's agreement – the farmer should have the right to say yes or no to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_seam_gas coal seam gas] exploration and extraction on their property, and''(Read more about coal seam gas [http://www.abc.net.au/news/specials/coal-seam-gas-by-the-numbers/ here]. )
  • ''(iii) that there are no constitutional limitations preventing the Federal Government from giving Australian landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas; and''(Read more about the Australian Constitution [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_constitution here].)
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to follow through on these statements by giving landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas mining on their land under federal law.''
  • References
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-11-14.40.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Larissa Waters](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Larissa_Waters&mpc=Senate&house=senate). This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a) notes:_
  • _(i) recent reports in the [Sydney Morning Herald](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Morning_Herald) that the [Prime Minister](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Abbott&mpc=Warringah&house=representatives) personally promised Tara resident, Ms Debbie Orr, that nobody should be forced to have a gas well on their property,_(Read about PM Abbott's promise on the Sydney Morning Herald [here](http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/abbott-honours-a-promise-with-meeting-on-gas-fears-20131102-2wtt9.html). )
  • _(ii) the Coalition's election platform that access to prime agricultural land should only be allowed with the farmer's agreement – the farmer should have the right to say yes or no to [coal seam gas](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_seam_gas) exploration and extraction on their property, and_(Read more about coal seam gas [here](http://www.abc.net.au/news/specials/coal-seam-gas-by-the-numbers/). )
  • _(iii) that there are no constitutional limitations preventing the Federal Government from giving Australian landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas; and_(Read more about the Australian Constitution [here](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_constitution).)
  • _(b) calls on the Government to follow through on these statements by giving landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas mining on their land under federal law._
  • References
senate vote 2013-11-14#7

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:56

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-11-14.40.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Larissa_Waters&mpc=Senate&house=senate Larissa Waters]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes:''
  • ''(i) recent reports in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Morning_Herald Sydney Morning Herald] that the [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Abbott&mpc=Warringah&house=representatives Prime Minister] personally promised Tara resident, Ms Debbie Orr, that nobody should be forced to have a gas well on their property,''[1]
  • ''(i) recent reports in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Morning_Herald Sydney Morning Herald] that the [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Abbott&mpc=Warringah&house=representatives Prime Minister] personally promised Tara resident, Ms Debbie Orr, that nobody should be forced to have a gas well on their property,''(Read about PM Abbott's promise on the Sydney Morning Herald [http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/abbott-honours-a-promise-with-meeting-on-gas-fears-20131102-2wtt9.html here]. )
  • ''(ii) the Coalition's election platform that access to prime agricultural land should only be allowed with the farmer's agreement – the farmer should have the right to say yes or no to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_seam_gas coal seam gas] exploration and extraction on their property, and''[2]
  • ''(ii) the Coalition's election platform that access to prime agricultural land should only be allowed with the farmer's agreement – the farmer should have the right to say yes or no to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_seam_gas coal seam gas] exploration and extraction on their property, and''(Read more about coal seam gas [http://www.abc.net.au/news/specials/coal-seam-gas-by-the-numbers/ here]. )
  • ''(iii) that there are no constitutional limitations preventing the Federal Government from giving Australian landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas; and''[3]
  • ''(iii) that there are no constitutional limitations preventing the Federal Government from giving Australian landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas; and''(Read more about the Australian Constitution [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_constitution here].)
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to follow through on these statements by giving landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas mining on their land under federal law.''
  • References
  • * [1] Read about PM Abbott's promise on the Sydney Morning Herald [http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/abbott-honours-a-promise-with-meeting-on-gas-fears-20131102-2wtt9.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about coal seam gas [http://www.abc.net.au/news/specials/coal-seam-gas-by-the-numbers/ here].
  • * [3] Read more about the Australian Constitution [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_constitution here].
senate vote 2013-11-14#7

Edited by MA

on 2014-03-17 10:21:31

Title

  • Motions - Agriculture
  • Motions - Agriculture - Coal seam gas wells

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-11-14.40.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Larissa_Waters&mpc=Senate&house=senate Larissa Waters]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes:''
  • ''(i) recent reports in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Morning_Herald Sydney Morning Herald] that the [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Abbott&mpc=Warringah&house=representatives Prime Minister] personally promised Tara resident, Ms Debbie Orr, that nobody should be forced to have a gas well on their property,''[1]
  • ''(ii) the Coalition's election platform that access to prime agricultural land should only be allowed with the farmer's agreement – the farmer should have the right to say yes or no to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_seam_gas coal seam gas] exploration and extraction on their property, and''[2]
  • ''(iii) that there are no constitutional limitations preventing the Federal Government from giving Australian landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas; and''[3]
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to follow through on these statements by giving landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas mining on their land under federal law.''
  • References
  • * [1] Read about PM Abbott's promise on the Sydney Morning Herald [http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/abbott-honours-a-promise-with-meeting-on-gas-fears-20131102-2wtt9.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about coal seam gas [http://www.abc.net.au/news/specials/coal-seam-gas-by-the-numbers/ here].
  • * [3] Read more about the Australian Constitution [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_constitution here].
  • * [3] Read more about the Australian Constitution [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_constitution here].
senate vote 2013-11-14#7

Edited by MA

on 2014-03-17 10:12:46

Title

  • Motions Agriculture
  • Motions - Agriculture

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Larissa Waters</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That the Senate&#8212;</p>
  • <p class="italic">(a) notes:</p>
  • <p class="italic">(i) recent reports in the Sydney Morning Herald that the Prime Minister personally promised Tara resident, Ms Debbie Orr, that nobody should be forced to have a gas well on their property,</p>
  • <p class="italic">(ii) the Coalition's election platform that access to prime agricultural land should only be allowed with the farmer's agreement – the farmer should have the right to say yes or no to coal seam gas exploration and extraction on their property, and</p>
  • <p class="italic">(iii) that there are no constitutional limitations preventing the Federal Government from giving Australian landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas; and</p>
  • <p class="italic">(b) calls on the Government to follow through on these statements by giving landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas mining on their land under federal law.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Stephen Parry</p>
  • <p>The question is that the motion moved by Senator Waters be agreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-11-14.40.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Larissa_Waters&mpc=Senate&house=senate Larissa Waters]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes:''
  • ''(i) recent reports in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Morning_Herald Sydney Morning Herald] that the [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Abbott&mpc=Warringah&house=representatives Prime Minister] personally promised Tara resident, Ms Debbie Orr, that nobody should be forced to have a gas well on their property,''[1]
  • ''(ii) the Coalition's election platform that access to prime agricultural land should only be allowed with the farmer's agreement – the farmer should have the right to say yes or no to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_seam_gas coal seam gas] exploration and extraction on their property, and''[2]
  • ''(iii) that there are no constitutional limitations preventing the Federal Government from giving Australian landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas; and''[3]
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to follow through on these statements by giving landholders the legal right to say no to coal seam gas mining on their land under federal law.''
  • References
  • * [1] Read about PM Abbott's promise on the Sydney Morning Herald [http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/abbott-honours-a-promise-with-meeting-on-gas-fears-20131102-2wtt9.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about coal seam gas [http://www.abc.net.au/news/specials/coal-seam-gas-by-the-numbers/ here].
  • * [3] Read more about the Australian Constitution [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_constitution here].