Last Week's Motions

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Motion: the role of SAWA in supporting women and children in Afghanistan

25 Aug 2015

Motion acknowleding the work of organisations such as the Support Association for the Women of Afghanistan in supporting women and children in Afghanistan.

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Senate puts “people’s vote” into the hands of people

20 Aug 2015

While the cross-party marriage equality bill is still live in the House of Representatives, the Senate has established an inquiry into any plebiscite that would be held on marriage equality.

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Senator Penny Wright's motion acknowledging the William Kibby VC Veterans’ Shed

18 Aug 2015

Senator Penny Wright's motion acknowledging the William Kibby VC Veterans' Shed and Barry Heffernan OAM

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Motion: we must act now to save the Leadbeater's Possum

12 Aug 2015

We know that to save the Leadbeater's Possum, we need to end the destruction of their habitat. But the Senate has denied a motion to call on the government to take immediate action to save Victoria's faunal emblem.

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Senator Penny Wright's motion to ratify the OPCAT

12 Aug 2015

Senator Penny Wright moves a motion to see Australia ratify the OPCAT

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Senator Penny Wright's motion to disallow Government's divorce tax

12 Aug 2015

Senator Penny Wright co-sponsored a successful motion to disallow the Government's divorce tax. The Government must now respect the Senate's decision and drop this unjustified and unfair tax on court users.

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