The majority voted against a motion, which means it was unsuccessful.
That the Senate—
(a) notes that:
(i) uniform gun laws were introduced across all states and territories following the ground-breaking work undertaken by the former Prime Minister, Mr Howard, in the aftermath of the Port Arthur massacre,
(ii) the New South Wales Government has sponsored a two-day ‘Shot Expo’ that promotes guns, knives and pistols, in conjunction with firearm manufacturers, including Beretta, a weapons supplier to the former Gaddafi regime, and
(iii) the New South Wales Government has given its support to a longstanding Shooter and Fishers Party plan to allow recreational hunting with firearms in designated New South Wales national parks;
(b) condemns the New South Wales Government’s plans to allow recreational hunting with firearms in its national parks; and
(c) calls on:
(i) the Federal Government to support the adoption of a global arms trade treaty at the United Nations, and
(ii) the Attorney-General (Ms Roxon) to take the steps required to strengthen uniformity of Australian gun laws.