For high speed rail on the east coast
These divisions relate to the policy “for high speed rail on the east coast”. Compare how a supporter of the policy would have voted to the division outcome.
12th May 2010, 4:09 PM – Senate Motions - High Speed Rail Network - Feasibility study - Division No. 5
Supporters vote “Yes”
|Australian Greens (100% turnout)||5|
|Australian Labor Party (45% turnout)||14|
|Country Liberal Party (100% turnout)||1|
|Deputy President (0.0% turnout)|
|Family First Party (100% turnout)||1|
|Independent (100% turnout)||1|
|Liberal Party (33% turnout)||10|
|National Party (60% turnout)||3|
|President (0.0% turnout)|
|Totals (46% turnout)||7||28|
Turnout is the percentage of members eligible to vote that did vote.
That the Senate calls on the Government to commission a feasibility study into the staged construction of a high speed rail network on the east coast of Australia, which could deliver accessible fast, reliable, ecologically-sustainable long-distance transport.
Only 46% of the Senate was present for this vote, meaning less than half of all Senators voted on this motion.