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senate vote 2013-12-12#1

Edited by mackay

on 2014-10-09 15:30:32

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Description

  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-12-12.48.2) introduced by Greens Senator [Rachel Siewert](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate) also on behalf of Greens Senator [Lee Rhiannon](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Lee_Rhiannon&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which means it was rejected. The motion related to [live animal export](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export) and was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a) acknowledges:_
  • _(i) the [Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System](http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/export/live-animals/livestock/information-exporters-industry/escas) was introduced under the [Export Control Act 1982](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/eca1982203/) to provide minimum standards for the welfare of Australian livestock in importing countries,_
  • _(ii) that exporters who disregard or deliberately flout the standards set under this system should be met with the full force of the law,_
  • _(iii) That the [Department of Agriculture](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Department_of_Agriculture,_Fisheries_and_Forestry_%28Australia%29) is currently investigating 14 complaints regarding breaches of these standards,_
  • _(iv) That the export company Livestock Shipping Services is implicated in three of these complaints regarding the sale and cruel slaughter of livestock outside approved supply chains, and_
  • _(v) the Maysora, a ship operated by Livestock Shipping Services, has docked in the [Fremantle Port](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fremantle_Port); and_
  • _(b) calls on the Government to prevent Livestock Shipping Services from exporting any further animals from Australia until investigations on their previous activities have been completed._(Learn more about the events that gave rise to this motion on [Lateline](http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2013/s3880669.htm).)
  • References
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-12-12.48.2) introduced by Greens Senator [Rachel Siewert](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate) also on behalf of Greens Senator [Lee Rhiannon](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Lee_Rhiannon&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which means it was rejected. The motion related to [live animal export](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export) and was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a) acknowledges:_
  • _(i) the [Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System](http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/export/live-animals/livestock/information-exporters-industry/escas) was introduced under the [Export Control Act 1982](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/eca1982203/) to provide minimum standards for the welfare of Australian livestock in importing countries,_
  • _(ii) that exporters who disregard or deliberately flout the standards set under this system should be met with the full force of the law,_
  • _(iii) That the [Department of Agriculture](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Department_of_Agriculture,_Fisheries_and_Forestry_%28Australia%29) is currently investigating 14 complaints regarding breaches of these standards,_
  • _(iv) That the export company Livestock Shipping Services is implicated in three of these complaints regarding the sale and cruel slaughter of livestock outside approved supply chains, and_
  • _(v) the Maysora, a ship operated by Livestock Shipping Services, has docked in the [Fremantle Port](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fremantle_Port); and_
  • _(b) calls on the Government to prevent Livestock Shipping Services from exporting any further animals from Australia until investigations on their previous activities have been completed._(Learn more about the events that gave rise to this motion on [Lateline](http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2013/s3880669.htm).)
senate vote 2013-12-12#1

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:21:32

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-12-12.48.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert] also on behalf of Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Lee_Rhiannon&mpc=Senate&house=senate Lee Rhiannon], which means it was rejected. The motion related to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live animal export] and was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) acknowledges:''
  • ''(i) the [http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/export/live-animals/livestock/information-exporters-industry/escas Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System] was introduced under the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/eca1982203/ Export Control Act 1982] to provide minimum standards for the welfare of Australian livestock in importing countries,''
  • ''(ii) that exporters who disregard or deliberately flout the standards set under this system should be met with the full force of the law,''
  • ''(iii) That the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Department_of_Agriculture,_Fisheries_and_Forestry_%28Australia%29 Department of Agriculture] is currently investigating 14 complaints regarding breaches of these standards,''
  • ''(iv) That the export company Livestock Shipping Services is implicated in three of these complaints regarding the sale and cruel slaughter of livestock outside approved supply chains, and''
  • ''(v) the Maysora, a ship operated by Livestock Shipping Services, has docked in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fremantle_Port Fremantle Port]; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to prevent Livestock Shipping Services from exporting any further animals from Australia until investigations on their previous activities have been completed.''(Learn more about the events that gave rise to this motion on [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2013/s3880669.htm Lateline].)
  • References
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-12-12.48.2) introduced by Greens Senator [Rachel Siewert](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate) also on behalf of Greens Senator [Lee Rhiannon](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Lee_Rhiannon&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which means it was rejected. The motion related to [live animal export](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export) and was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a) acknowledges:_
  • _(i) the [Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System](http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/export/live-animals/livestock/information-exporters-industry/escas) was introduced under the [Export Control Act 1982](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/eca1982203/) to provide minimum standards for the welfare of Australian livestock in importing countries,_
  • _(ii) that exporters who disregard or deliberately flout the standards set under this system should be met with the full force of the law,_
  • _(iii) That the [Department of Agriculture](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Department_of_Agriculture,_Fisheries_and_Forestry_%28Australia%29) is currently investigating 14 complaints regarding breaches of these standards,_
  • _(iv) That the export company Livestock Shipping Services is implicated in three of these complaints regarding the sale and cruel slaughter of livestock outside approved supply chains, and_
  • _(v) the Maysora, a ship operated by Livestock Shipping Services, has docked in the [Fremantle Port](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fremantle_Port); and_
  • _(b) calls on the Government to prevent Livestock Shipping Services from exporting any further animals from Australia until investigations on their previous activities have been completed._(Learn more about the events that gave rise to this motion on [Lateline](http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2013/s3880669.htm).)
  • References
senate vote 2013-12-12#1

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:57

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-12-12.48.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert] also on behalf of Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Lee_Rhiannon&mpc=Senate&house=senate Lee Rhiannon], which means it was rejected. The motion related to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live animal export] and was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) acknowledges:''
  • ''(i) the [http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/export/live-animals/livestock/information-exporters-industry/escas Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System] was introduced under the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/eca1982203/ Export Control Act 1982] to provide minimum standards for the welfare of Australian livestock in importing countries,''
  • ''(ii) that exporters who disregard or deliberately flout the standards set under this system should be met with the full force of the law,''
  • ''(iii) That the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Department_of_Agriculture,_Fisheries_and_Forestry_%28Australia%29 Department of Agriculture] is currently investigating 14 complaints regarding breaches of these standards,''
  • ''(iv) That the export company Livestock Shipping Services is implicated in three of these complaints regarding the sale and cruel slaughter of livestock outside approved supply chains, and''
  • ''(v) the Maysora, a ship operated by Livestock Shipping Services, has docked in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fremantle_Port Fremantle Port]; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to prevent Livestock Shipping Services from exporting any further animals from Australia until investigations on their previous activities have been completed.''[1]
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to prevent Livestock Shipping Services from exporting any further animals from Australia until investigations on their previous activities have been completed.''(Learn more about the events that gave rise to this motion on [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2013/s3880669.htm Lateline].)
  • References
  • * [1] Learn more about the events that gave rise to this motion on [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2013/s3880669.htm Lateline].
senate vote 2013-12-12#1

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-20 09:10:22

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a motion introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert] also on behalf of Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Lee_Rhiannon&mpc=Senate&house=senate Lee Rhiannon], which means it was rejected. The motion related to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live animal export] and was:
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2013-12-12.48.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert] also on behalf of Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Lee_Rhiannon&mpc=Senate&house=senate Lee Rhiannon], which means it was rejected. The motion related to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live animal export] and was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) acknowledges:''
  • ''(i) the [http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/export/live-animals/livestock/information-exporters-industry/escas Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System] was introduced under the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/eca1982203/ Export Control Act 1982] to provide minimum standards for the welfare of Australian livestock in importing countries,''
  • ''(ii) that exporters who disregard or deliberately flout the standards set under this system should be met with the full force of the law,''
  • ''(iii) That the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Department_of_Agriculture,_Fisheries_and_Forestry_%28Australia%29 Department of Agriculture] is currently investigating 14 complaints regarding breaches of these standards,''
  • ''(iv) That the export company Livestock Shipping Services is implicated in three of these complaints regarding the sale and cruel slaughter of livestock outside approved supply chains, and''
  • ''(v) the Maysora, a ship operated by Livestock Shipping Services, has docked in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fremantle_Port Fremantle Port]; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to prevent Livestock Shipping Services from exporting any further animals from Australia until investigations on their previous activities have been completed.''[1]
  • References
  • * [1] Learn more about the events that gave rise to this motion on [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2013/s3880669.htm Lateline].
  • * [1] Learn more about the events that gave rise to this motion on [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2013/s3880669.htm Lateline].
senate vote 2013-12-12#1

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-20 09:09:51

Title

  • Motions Live Animal Exports
  • Motions - Live Animal Exports - Stop export until investigations completed

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Rachel Siewert</p>
  • <p>I, and also on behalf of Senator Rhiannon, move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That the Senate&#8212;</p>
  • <p class="italic">(a) acknowledges:</p>
  • <p class="italic">(i) the Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System was introduced under the <i>Export Control Act 1982</i> to provide minimum standards for the welfare of Australian livestock in importing countries,</p>
  • <p class="italic">(ii) that exporters who disregard or deliberately flout the standards set under this system should be met with the full force of the law,</p>
  • <p class="italic">(iii) That the Department of Agriculture is currently investigating 14 complaints regarding breaches of these standards,</p>
  • <p class="italic">(iv) That the export company Livestock Shipping Services is implicated in three of these complaints regarding the sale and cruel slaughter of livestock outside approved supply chains, and</p>
  • <p class="italic">(v) the <i>Maysora</i>, a ship operated by Livestock Shipping Services, has docked in the Fremantle Port; and</p>
  • <p class="italic">(b) calls on the Government to prevent Livestock Shipping Services from exporting any further animals from Australia until investigations on their previous activities have been completed.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">John Hogg</p>
  • <p>The question is that the motion moved by Senator Siewert be agreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted against a motion introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Rachel_Siewert&mpc=Senate&house=senate Rachel Siewert] also on behalf of Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Lee_Rhiannon&mpc=Senate&house=senate Lee Rhiannon], which means it was rejected. The motion related to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live animal export] and was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) acknowledges:''
  • ''(i) the [http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/export/live-animals/livestock/information-exporters-industry/escas Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System] was introduced under the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/eca1982203/ Export Control Act 1982] to provide minimum standards for the welfare of Australian livestock in importing countries,''
  • ''(ii) that exporters who disregard or deliberately flout the standards set under this system should be met with the full force of the law,''
  • ''(iii) That the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Department_of_Agriculture,_Fisheries_and_Forestry_%28Australia%29 Department of Agriculture] is currently investigating 14 complaints regarding breaches of these standards,''
  • ''(iv) That the export company Livestock Shipping Services is implicated in three of these complaints regarding the sale and cruel slaughter of livestock outside approved supply chains, and''
  • ''(v) the Maysora, a ship operated by Livestock Shipping Services, has docked in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fremantle_Port Fremantle Port]; and''
  • ''(b) calls on the Government to prevent Livestock Shipping Services from exporting any further animals from Australia until investigations on their previous activities have been completed.''[1]
  • References
  • * [1] Learn more about the events that gave rise to this motion on [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2013/s3880669.htm Lateline].