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senate vote 2014-02-13#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-10-09 15:29:23

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  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2014-02-13.46.2) 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 is rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a) notes:_
  • _(i) the concern of communities in South Australia and Western Australia about their land and water being threatened by [shale](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shale_gas) and other unconventional gas mining,_(See, for example, [this article](http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2014/01/15/3925903.htm) on community concerns about fracking in South Australia. )
  • _(ii) that landholders lack the legal right to refuse shale and other unconventional gas mining on their land, and_
  • _(iii) the scientific uncertainty surrounding the environmental and health implications of hydraulic fracturing (' [fracking](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fracking)') for shale and other unconventional gas mining; and_(Read more about fracking [here](http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2013/12/04/3861669.htm).)
  • _(b) calls on the Federal Government to:_
  • _(i) ban the use of fracking by the unconventional gas industry across Australia, and_
  • _(ii) support the Australian Greens' bill to give landholders the legal right to refuse shale and other unconventional gas mining on their land._
  • References
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2014-02-13.46.2) 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 is rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a) notes:_
  • _(i) the concern of communities in South Australia and Western Australia about their land and water being threatened by [shale](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shale_gas) and other unconventional gas mining,_(See, for example, [this article](http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2014/01/15/3925903.htm) on community concerns about fracking in South Australia. )
  • _(ii) that landholders lack the legal right to refuse shale and other unconventional gas mining on their land, and_
  • _(iii) the scientific uncertainty surrounding the environmental and health implications of hydraulic fracturing (' [fracking](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fracking)') for shale and other unconventional gas mining; and_(Read more about fracking [here](http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2013/12/04/3861669.htm).)
  • _(b) calls on the Federal Government to:_
  • _(i) ban the use of fracking by the unconventional gas industry across Australia, and_
  • _(ii) support the Australian Greens' bill to give landholders the legal right to refuse shale and other unconventional gas mining on their land._
senate vote 2014-02-13#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:21:38

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2014-02-13.46.2 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 is rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes:''
  • ''(i) the concern of communities in South Australia and Western Australia about their land and water being threatened by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shale_gas shale] and other unconventional gas mining,''(See, for example, [http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2014/01/15/3925903.htm this article] on community concerns about fracking in South Australia. )
  • ''(ii) that landholders lack the legal right to refuse shale and other unconventional gas mining on their land, and''
  • ''(iii) the scientific uncertainty surrounding the environmental and health implications of hydraulic fracturing ('[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fracking fracking]') for shale and other unconventional gas mining; and''(Read more about fracking [http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2013/12/04/3861669.htm here].)
  • ''(b) calls on the Federal Government to:''
  • ''(i) ban the use of fracking by the unconventional gas industry across Australia, and''
  • ''(ii) support the Australian Greens' bill to give landholders the legal right to refuse shale and other unconventional gas mining on their land.''
  • References
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2014-02-13.46.2) 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 is rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a) notes:_
  • _(i) the concern of communities in South Australia and Western Australia about their land and water being threatened by [shale](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shale_gas) and other unconventional gas mining,_(See, for example, [this article](http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2014/01/15/3925903.htm) on community concerns about fracking in South Australia. )
  • _(ii) that landholders lack the legal right to refuse shale and other unconventional gas mining on their land, and_
  • _(iii) the scientific uncertainty surrounding the environmental and health implications of hydraulic fracturing (' [fracking](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fracking)') for shale and other unconventional gas mining; and_(Read more about fracking [here](http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2013/12/04/3861669.htm).)
  • _(b) calls on the Federal Government to:_
  • _(i) ban the use of fracking by the unconventional gas industry across Australia, and_
  • _(ii) support the Australian Greens' bill to give landholders the legal right to refuse shale and other unconventional gas mining on their land._
  • References
senate vote 2014-02-13#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:58

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2014-02-13.46.2 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 is rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes:''
  • ''(i) the concern of communities in South Australia and Western Australia about their land and water being threatened by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shale_gas shale] and other unconventional gas mining,''[1]
  • ''(i) the concern of communities in South Australia and Western Australia about their land and water being threatened by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shale_gas shale] and other unconventional gas mining,''(See, for example, [http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2014/01/15/3925903.htm this article] on community concerns about fracking in South Australia. )
  • ''(ii) that landholders lack the legal right to refuse shale and other unconventional gas mining on their land, and''
  • ''(iii) the scientific uncertainty surrounding the environmental and health implications of hydraulic fracturing ('[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fracking fracking]') for shale and other unconventional gas mining; and''[2]
  • ''(iii) the scientific uncertainty surrounding the environmental and health implications of hydraulic fracturing ('[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fracking fracking]') for shale and other unconventional gas mining; and''(Read more about fracking [http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2013/12/04/3861669.htm here].)
  • ''(b) calls on the Federal Government to:''
  • ''(i) ban the use of fracking by the unconventional gas industry across Australia, and''
  • ''(ii) support the Australian Greens' bill to give landholders the legal right to refuse shale and other unconventional gas mining on their land.''
  • References
  • * [1] See, for example, [http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2014/01/15/3925903.htm this article] on community concerns about fracking in South Australia.
  • * [2] Read more about fracking [http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2013/12/04/3861669.htm here].
senate vote 2014-02-13#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-24 17:31:04

Title

  • Motions Coal Seam Gas
  • Motions - Coal Seam Gas - Landholders' right to refuse

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Larissa Waters</p>
  • <p>I, and also on behalf of Senators Wright, Hanson-Young and Ludlam, move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That the Senate&#8212;</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2014-02-13.46.2 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 is rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes:''
  • ''(i) the concern of communities in South Australia and Western Australia about their land and water being threatened by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shale_gas shale] and other unconventional gas mining,''[1]
  • ''(ii) that landholders lack the legal right to refuse shale and other unconventional gas mining on their land, and''
  • ''(iii) the scientific uncertainty surrounding the environmental and health implications of hydraulic fracturing ('[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fracking fracking]') for shale and other unconventional gas mining; and''[2]
  • ''(b) calls on the Federal Government to:''
  • ''(i) ban the use of fracking by the unconventional gas industry across Australia, and''
  • ''(ii) support the Australian Greens' bill to give landholders the legal right to refuse shale and other unconventional gas mining on their land.''
  • References
  • * [1] See, for example, [http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2014/01/15/3925903.htm this article] on community concerns about fracking in South Australia.
  • * [2] Read more about fracking [http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2013/12/04/3861669.htm here].
  • <p class="italic">(a) notes:</p>
  • <p class="italic">(i) the concern of communities in South Australia and Western Australia about their land and water being threatened by shale and other unconventional gas mining,</p>
  • <p class="italic">(ii) that landholders lack the legal right to refuse shale and other unconventional gas mining on their land, and</p>
  • <p class="italic">(iii) the scientific uncertainty surrounding the environmental and health implications of hydraulic fracturing ('fracking') for shale and other unconventional gas mining; and</p>
  • <p class="italic">(b) calls on the Federal Government to:</p>
  • <p class="italic">(i) ban the use of fracking by the unconventional gas industry across Australia, and</p>
  • <p class="italic">(ii) support the Australian Greens' bill to give landholders the legal right to refuse shale and other unconventional gas mining on their land.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Stephen Parry</p>
  • <p>The question is that the motion moved by Senator Waters be agreed to.</p>