Summary

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The majority voted against a motion, which means it failed.

Motion text

That the Senate—

(a) notes that:

(i) every human being, no matter what stage of development, is sacred and is deserving of the rights to life and liberty, and

(ii) mothers should be informed about the development of the unborn baby, the procedure of termination, the risks, both physical and psychological, due to the operation and alternatives such as adoption; and

(b) calls on the Australian Government to fund counselling for women in relation to pregnancy terminations.

Votes Not passed by a small majority

Nobody rebelled against their party.

Party Votes
Cory Bernardi SA Australian Conservatives Yes
Australian Greens (100% turnout) 0 Yes 9 No
Andrew Bartlett Queensland No
Richard Di Natale Victoria No
Sarah Hanson-Young SA No
Nick McKim Tasmania No
Lee Rhiannon NSW No
Janet Rice Victoria No
Rachel Siewert WA No
Jordon Steele-John WA No
Peter Whish-Wilson Tasmania No
Australian Labor Party (52% turnout) 0 Yes 13 No
Carol Brown Tasmania No
Doug Cameron NSW No
Kim Carr Victoria No
Patrick Dodson WA No
Katy Gallagher ACT No
Gavin Marshall Victoria No
Claire Moore Queensland No
Louise Pratt WA No
Lisa Singh Tasmania No
Glenn Sterle WA No
Anne Urquhart Tasmania No
Murray Watt Queensland No
Penny Wong SA No
Catryna Bilyk Tasmania Absent
Anthony Chisholm Queensland Absent
Jacinta Collins Victoria Absent
Don Farrell SA Absent
Alex Gallacher SA Absent
Kristina Keneally NSW Absent
Chris Ketter Queensland Absent
Kimberley Kitching Victoria Absent
Jenny McAllister NSW Absent
Malarndirri McCarthy NT Absent
Deborah O'Neill NSW Absent
Helen Polley Tasmania Absent
Nigel Scullion NT Country Liberal Party Absent
Derryn Hinch Victoria Derryn Hinch's Justice Party No
Sue Lines WA Deputy President No
Fraser Anning Queensland Independent Yes
Lucy Gichuhi SA Independent Yes
Steve Martin Tasmania Independent Absent
David Leyonhjelm NSW Liberal Democratic Party Absent
Liberal National Party (100% turnout) 2 Yes 0 No
Matthew Canavan Queensland Yes
James McGrath Queensland Yes
Liberal Party (30% turnout) 7 Yes 0 No
Eric Abetz Tasmania Yes
David Bushby Tasmania Yes
Jonathon Duniam Tasmania Yes
David Fawcett SA Yes
Jim Molan NSW Yes
James Paterson Victoria Yes
Zed Seselja ACT Yes
Simon Birmingham SA Absent
George Brandis Queensland Absent
Slade Brockman WA Absent
Michaelia Cash WA Absent
Richard Colbeck Tasmania Absent
Mathias Cormann WA Absent
Concetta Fierravanti-Wells NSW Absent
Mitch Fifield Victoria Absent
Lucy Gichuhi SA Absent
Jane Hume Victoria Absent
Ian Macdonald Queensland Absent
Marise Payne NSW Absent
Linda Reynolds WA Absent
Anne Ruston SA Absent
Arthur Sinodinos NSW Absent
Dean Smith WA Absent
National Party (67% turnout) 2 Yes 0 No
Barry O'Sullivan Queensland Yes
John Williams NSW Yes
Bridget McKenzie Victoria Absent
Nick Xenophon Team (0.0% turnout) Absent
Stirling Griff SA Absent
Rex Patrick SA Absent
Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party (0.0% turnout) Absent
Brian Burston NSW Absent
Peter Georgiou WA Absent
Pauline Hanson Queensland Absent
Scott Ryan Victoria President Absent
Totals (51% turnout) 14 Yes – 24 No