The majority voted against a motion introduced by the MP for Melbourne Adam Bandt (Greens), which means it failed. The motion would have amended an earlier motion introduced by Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon.
That all words after "very same" be omitted with a view to substituting the following words:
(3) notes that the Bureau of Meteorology has said:
(a) the current drought in the Murray Darling Basin is the most severe in 120 years of records; and
(b) that climate change is a significant cause of the severity of the drought; and
(4) calls on the Government to recognise that we are in the middle of a climate crisis, which has implications for droughts in this country".