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These divisions relate to the policy “for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan”. Compare how a supporter of the policy would have voted to the division outcome.

14th Mar 2012, 3:49 PM – Senate Motions - Afghanistan - Safe withdrawal + increase in civilian aid - Division No. 5

Supporters vote “Yes”

Party Yes No
Australian Greens (100% turnout) 9
Australian Labor Party (60% turnout) 18
Country Liberal Party (0.0% turnout)
Democratic Labor Party (100% turnout) 1
Deputy President (100% turnout) 1
Independent (100% turnout) 1
Liberal Party (44% turnout) 12
National Party (60% turnout) 3
President (0.0% turnout)
Totals (59% turnout) 10 35

The majority voted against a motion introduced by Greens Senator for Tasmania Bob Brown, which means it failed.

Motion text

That the Senate calls on the Government to begin the safe withdrawal of Australia's troops from Afghanistan while increasing our civilian aid program.

31st Oct 2011 – Senate Matters of Urgency - Afghanistan - Confirm withdrawal date - Division No. 11

Supporters vote “Yes”

Party Yes No
Australian Greens (100% turnout) 9
Australian Labor Party (63% turnout) 19
Country Liberal Party (0.0% turnout)
Democratic Labor Party (100% turnout) 1
Deputy President (0.0% turnout)
Independent (0.0% turnout)
Liberal Party (56% turnout) 15
National Party (0.0% turnout)
President (0.0% turnout)
Totals (58% turnout) 9 35

The majority voted against the following motion:

That, in the opinion of the Senate, the following is a matter of urgency:

The pressing need for Australia to confirm a date for the safe return of Australian troops from Afghanistan.

It was introduced by Greens Senator for Tasmania Bob Brown.