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senate vote 2019-10-16#8

Edited by mackay

on 2019-10-24 15:58:07

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Description

  • The majority voted against an [amended motion](https://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2019-10-16.169.1), which means it failed.
  • ### Original motion text
  • ### Motion text
  • > *That the Senate—*
  • >
  • > *(a) notes that:*
  • >
  • >> *(i) the Australian Labor Party (Labor) is the only party of government that is committed to real action on climate change,*
  • >>
  • >> *(ii) investing in renewable energy is the only way to ensure a responsible energy mix is achieved in Australia, and*
  • >>
  • >> *(iii) strong climate action is needed, to protect the prosperity of future generations of Australians and to meet our international obligations under the Paris climate change accords;*
  • >
  • > *(b) acknowledges that any responsible government must modernise our economy and adapt to inevitable climate impacts;*
  • >
  • > *(c) recognises that:*
  • >
  • >> *(i) Labor's approach to climate change policy will continue to be guided by the best science available, and be underpinned by Labor values of equity and fairness, and*
  • >>
  • >> *(ii) Labor's approach will focus on the development of policies that will not only cut pollution, but ensure we maximise the jobs and economic opportunities of modernising our economy;*
  • >
  • > *(d) understands that every Australian deserves a government that looks to the future and makes the necessary policy reforms and investments to secure that future;*
  • >
  • > *(e) notes that projects, such as the proposed hydrogen production facility at Bell Bay, should have bipartisan support;*
  • >
  • > *(f) further notes that Tasmania is a renewable energy leader but that Australia cannot get left behind by other countries, such as Japan and South Korea;*
  • >
  • > *(g) understands that Tasmania Hydrogen can provide one-quarter of Northern Tasmania's export growth over the next 10 years;*
  • >
  • > *(h) recognises that, once complete, the proposed facility would use renewable energy to split water into hydrogen and oxygen through a process called electrolysis, with the product then able to be sold as liquid hydrogen, or combined with nitrogen to create ammonia; and*
  • >
  • > *(i) notes that the regional development ramifications for a project like this should be recognised, including an estimated 500 to 1000 jobs which could be created, and that the flow-on effect to other businesses and service providers would be ongoing.*
  • ### Amendment motion text
  • > *(1) Omit subparagraph (a) (i)*
  • >
  • > *(2) Omit subparagraph (a) (ii), substitute*
  • >
  • >> *(a) (ii) investing in renewable energy is essential to ensure real action on climate change, and*
  • >
  • > *(3) Omit paragraph (c)*
  • >
  • > *Proposed amended motion would read as follows:*
  • >
  • > *To move—That the Senate—*
  • >
  • > *(a) notes that:*
  • >
  • >> *(ii) investing in renewable energy is essential to ensure real action on climate change, and*
  • >>
  • >> *(iii) strong climate action is needed, to protect the prosperity of future generations of Australians and to meet our international obligations under the Paris climate change accords;*
  • >
  • > *(b) acknowledges that any responsible government must modernise our economy and adapt to inevitable climate impacts;*
  • >
  • > *(c) understands that every Australian deserves a government that looks to the future and makes the necessary policy reforms and investments to secure that future;*
  • >
  • > *(d) notes that projects, such as the proposed hydrogen production facility at Bell Bay, should have bipartisan support;*
  • >
  • > *(e) further notes that Tasmania is a renewable energy leader but that Australia cannot get left behind by other countries, such as Japan and South Korea;*
  • >
  • > *(f) understands that Tasmania Hydrogen can provide one-quarter of Northern Tasmania's export growth over the next 10 years;*
  • >
  • > *(g) recognises that, once complete, the proposed facility would use renewable energy to split water into hydrogen and oxygen through a process called electrolysis, with the product then able to be sold as liquid hydrogen, or combined with nitrogen to create ammonia; and*
  • >
  • > *(h) notes that the regional development ramifications for a project like this should be recognised, including an estimated 500 to 1000 jobs which could be created, and that the flow-on effect to other businesses and service providers would be ongoing.*
senate vote 2019-10-16#8

Edited by mackay

on 2019-10-24 15:56:24

Title

  • Motions Climate Change
  • Motions - Climate Change - Address and adapt

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Sue Lines</p>
  • <p>The question now is that general business notice of motion No. 186 standing in the name of Senators Polley and Bilyk, as amended, be agreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted against an [amended motion](https://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2019-10-16.169.1), which means it failed.
  • ### Original motion text
  • > *That the Senate—*
  • >
  • > *(a) notes that:*
  • >
  • >> *(i) the Australian Labor Party (Labor) is the only party of government that is committed to real action on climate change,*
  • >>
  • >> *(ii) investing in renewable energy is the only way to ensure a responsible energy mix is achieved in Australia, and*
  • >>
  • >> *(iii) strong climate action is needed, to protect the prosperity of future generations of Australians and to meet our international obligations under the Paris climate change accords;*
  • >
  • > *(b) acknowledges that any responsible government must modernise our economy and adapt to inevitable climate impacts;*
  • >
  • > *(c) recognises that:*
  • >
  • >> *(i) Labor's approach to climate change policy will continue to be guided by the best science available, and be underpinned by Labor values of equity and fairness, and*
  • >>
  • >> *(ii) Labor's approach will focus on the development of policies that will not only cut pollution, but ensure we maximise the jobs and economic opportunities of modernising our economy;*
  • >
  • > *(d) understands that every Australian deserves a government that looks to the future and makes the necessary policy reforms and investments to secure that future;*
  • >
  • > *(e) notes that projects, such as the proposed hydrogen production facility at Bell Bay, should have bipartisan support;*
  • >
  • > *(f) further notes that Tasmania is a renewable energy leader but that Australia cannot get left behind by other countries, such as Japan and South Korea;*
  • >
  • > *(g) understands that Tasmania Hydrogen can provide one-quarter of Northern Tasmania's export growth over the next 10 years;*
  • >
  • > *(h) recognises that, once complete, the proposed facility would use renewable energy to split water into hydrogen and oxygen through a process called electrolysis, with the product then able to be sold as liquid hydrogen, or combined with nitrogen to create ammonia; and*
  • >
  • > *(i) notes that the regional development ramifications for a project like this should be recognised, including an estimated 500 to 1000 jobs which could be created, and that the flow-on effect to other businesses and service providers would be ongoing.*
  • ### Amendment motion text
  • > *(1) Omit subparagraph (a) (i)*
  • >
  • > *(2) Omit subparagraph (a) (ii), substitute*
  • >
  • >> *(a) (ii) investing in renewable energy is essential to ensure real action on climate change, and*
  • >
  • > *(3) Omit paragraph (c)*
  • >
  • > *Proposed amended motion would read as follows:*
  • >
  • > *To move—That the Senate—*
  • >
  • > *(a) notes that:*
  • >
  • >> *(ii) investing in renewable energy is essential to ensure real action on climate change, and*
  • >>
  • >> *(iii) strong climate action is needed, to protect the prosperity of future generations of Australians and to meet our international obligations under the Paris climate change accords;*
  • >
  • > *(b) acknowledges that any responsible government must modernise our economy and adapt to inevitable climate impacts;*
  • >
  • > *(c) understands that every Australian deserves a government that looks to the future and makes the necessary policy reforms and investments to secure that future;*
  • >
  • > *(d) notes that projects, such as the proposed hydrogen production facility at Bell Bay, should have bipartisan support;*
  • >
  • > *(e) further notes that Tasmania is a renewable energy leader but that Australia cannot get left behind by other countries, such as Japan and South Korea;*
  • >
  • > *(f) understands that Tasmania Hydrogen can provide one-quarter of Northern Tasmania's export growth over the next 10 years;*
  • >
  • > *(g) recognises that, once complete, the proposed facility would use renewable energy to split water into hydrogen and oxygen through a process called electrolysis, with the product then able to be sold as liquid hydrogen, or combined with nitrogen to create ammonia; and*
  • >
  • > *(h) notes that the regional development ramifications for a project like this should be recognised, including an estimated 500 to 1000 jobs which could be created, and that the flow-on effect to other businesses and service providers would be ongoing.*