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senate vote 2014-06-16#3

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  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2014-06-16.111.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Larissa_Waters&mpc=Senate&house=senate Larissa Waters], which means that it was unsuccessful. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes:''
  • ''(i) the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Heritage_Committee World Heritage Committee]'s request that Australia ensure the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fitzroy_River_%28Queensland%29 Fitzroy] Delta, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keppel_Bay Keppel Bay], north [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curtis_Island_%28Queensland%29 Curtis Island] and the northern section of the reef are all protected from port development and industrialisation,''
  • ''(ii) the withdrawal of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xstrata Xstrata] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glencore Glencore] and the recent lapsing of the Mitchell Group's plans for proposed export facilities within the Fitzroy Delta means there are currently no major projects on foot in this pristine region,''
  • ''(iii) that under current Queensland and federal laws these precious areas are still at risk from future port and industrial developments, and''
  • ''(iv) That the World Heritage Committee will be considering the Australian and Queensland governments' management of the reef at its annual meeting in Qatar from 15 June to 25 June 2014;''
  • ''(b) welcomes the World Heritage Committee's latest draft decision that notes Australia has advised the World Heritage Committee secretariat that it intends to protect the Fitzroy Delta, Keppel Bay, and north Curtis Island from port developments; and''
  • ''(c) calls on the Australian Government to permanently protect the Fitzroy Delta, Keppel Bay, north Curtis Island and the northern section of the reef from ports and industrial developments, including trans-shipping, under Australia's national laws.''
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2014-06-16.111.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Larissa Waters](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Larissa_Waters&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which means that it was unsuccessful. The motion was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a) notes:_
  • _(i) the [World Heritage Committee](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Heritage_Committee)'s request that Australia ensure the [Fitzroy](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fitzroy_River_%28Queensland%29) Delta, [Keppel Bay](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keppel_Bay), north [Curtis Island](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curtis_Island_%28Queensland%29) and the northern section of the reef are all protected from port development and industrialisation,_
  • _(ii) the withdrawal of [Xstrata](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xstrata) [Glencore](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glencore) and the recent lapsing of the Mitchell Group's plans for proposed export facilities within the Fitzroy Delta means there are currently no major projects on foot in this pristine region,_
  • _(iii) that under current Queensland and federal laws these precious areas are still at risk from future port and industrial developments, and_
  • _(iv) That the World Heritage Committee will be considering the Australian and Queensland governments' management of the reef at its annual meeting in Qatar from 15 June to 25 June 2014;_
  • _(b) welcomes the World Heritage Committee's latest draft decision that notes Australia has advised the World Heritage Committee secretariat that it intends to protect the Fitzroy Delta, Keppel Bay, and north Curtis Island from port developments; and_
  • _(c) calls on the Australian Government to permanently protect the Fitzroy Delta, Keppel Bay, north Curtis Island and the northern section of the reef from ports and industrial developments, including trans-shipping, under Australia's national laws._
senate vote 2014-06-16#3

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on 2014-06-18 14:39:48

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  • Documents World Heritage Committee
  • Documents - World Heritage Committee - Protect the Fitzroy Delta, Keppel Bay, north Curtis Island and northern section of the reef

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  • <p class="speaker">Larissa Waters</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That the Senate&#8212;</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2014-06-16.111.1 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Larissa_Waters&mpc=Senate&house=senate Larissa Waters], which means that it was unsuccessful. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes:''
  • ''(i) the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Heritage_Committee World Heritage Committee]'s request that Australia ensure the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fitzroy_River_%28Queensland%29 Fitzroy] Delta, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keppel_Bay Keppel Bay], north [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curtis_Island_%28Queensland%29 Curtis Island] and the northern section of the reef are all protected from port development and industrialisation,''
  • ''(ii) the withdrawal of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xstrata Xstrata] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glencore Glencore] and the recent lapsing of the Mitchell Group's plans for proposed export facilities within the Fitzroy Delta means there are currently no major projects on foot in this pristine region,''
  • ''(iii) that under current Queensland and federal laws these precious areas are still at risk from future port and industrial developments, and''
  • ''(iv) That the World Heritage Committee will be considering the Australian and Queensland governments' management of the reef at its annual meeting in Qatar from 15 June to 25 June 2014;''
  • ''(b) welcomes the World Heritage Committee's latest draft decision that notes Australia has advised the World Heritage Committee secretariat that it intends to protect the Fitzroy Delta, Keppel Bay, and north Curtis Island from port developments; and''
  • ''(c) calls on the Australian Government to permanently protect the Fitzroy Delta, Keppel Bay, north Curtis Island and the northern section of the reef from ports and industrial developments, including trans-shipping, under Australia's national laws.''
  • <p class="italic">(a) notes:</p>
  • <p class="italic">(i) the World Heritage Committee's request that Australia ensure the Fitzroy Delta, Keppel Bay, north Curtis Island and the northern section of the reef are all protected from port development and industrialisation,</p>
  • <p class="italic">(ii) the withdrawal of Xstrata Glencore and the recent lapsing of the Mitchell Group's plans for proposed export facilities within the Fitzroy Delta means there are currently no major projects on foot in this pristine region,</p>
  • <p class="italic">(iii) that under current Queensland and federal laws these precious areas are still at risk from future port and industrial developments, and</p>
  • <p class="italic">(iv) That the World Heritage Committee will be considering the Australian and Queensland governments' management of the reef at its annual meeting in Qatar from 15 June to 25 June 2014;</p>
  • <p class="italic">(b) welcomes the World Heritage Committee's latest draft decision that notes Australia has advised the World Heritage Committee secretariat that it intends to protect the Fitzroy Delta, Keppel Bay, and north Curtis Island from port developments; and</p>
  • <p class="italic">(c) calls on the Australian Government to permanently protect the Fitzroy Delta, Keppel Bay, north Curtis Island and the northern section of the reef from ports and industrial developments, including trans-shipping, under Australia's national laws.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Stephen Parry</p>
  • <p>The question is that notice of motion No. 251, standing in the name of Senator Waters, be agreed to.</p>