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Title

  • Committees Environment and Energy Committee, Environment and Communications References Committee; Reference
  • Committees - Environment and Energy Committee, Environment and Communications References Committee - Reference

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Penny Wong</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That the following matters be referred to the Environment and Communications References Committee for inquiry and report by 11 October 2019:</p>
  • The majority voted against a [motion](https://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2019-07-29.118.2) introduced by SA Senator [Penny Wong](https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/people/senate/sa/penny_wong) (Labor), which means it failed.
  • ### Motion text
  • > *That the following matters be referred to the Environment and Communications References Committee for inquiry and report by 11 October 2019:*
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  • > *(a) whether a compliance investigation by the Department of the Environment and Energy in relation to the Natural Temperate Grassland of the South Eastern Highlands ecological community has been adversely affected by the actions of the Member for Hume, Mr Taylor, the former Minister for the Environment and Energy, Mr Frydenberg, or any other persons;*
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  • > *(b) whether the conduct of Mr Taylor and Mr Frydenberg, in relation to the compliance investigation, represents a proper and disinterested exercise of their responsibilities under the laws of the Commonwealth and the Statement of Ministerial Standards; and*
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  • > *(c) any related matters.*
  • <p class="italic">(a) whether a compliance investigation by the Department of the Environment and Energy in relation to the Natural Temperate Grassland of the South Eastern Highlands ecological community has been adversely affected by the actions of the Member for Hume, Mr Taylor, the former Minister for the Environment and Energy, Mr Frydenberg, or any other persons;</p>
  • <p class="italic">(b) whether the conduct of Mr Taylor and Mr Frydenberg, in relation to the compliance investigation, represents a proper and disinterested exercise of their responsibilities under the laws of the Commonwealth and the Statement of Ministerial Standards; and</p>
  • <p class="italic">(c) any related matters.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Sue Lines</p>
  • <p>The question is that business of the Senate notice of motion No. 4, as moved by Senator Wong, be agreed to.</p>