Motions

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Cuts to legal sector must be stopped

26 Mar 2015

Senator Wright's motion calling on the Federal Government to immediately address the funding uncertainty and include increased funding for the legal assistance sector in the 2015/16 Federal Budget. 

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Christine Milne: We need strong whistle-blower protection [Motion]

24 Mar 2015

The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, introduces a motion to the senate calling for strong whistle-blower protection for both public and private sectors.

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Christine Milne: Emissions reductions targets and other measures [Motion]

24 Mar 2015

The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, calls on the senate to congratulate the US President for setting emissions reductions targets and adopting other measures designed to address global warming.

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Motion: Liverpool Plains

24 Mar 2015

Lee calls on the Minister for the Environment to retain the water trigger at the federal level and abandon its plans to hand it off to state and territory governments as a result of concerns raised by the Shenhua Watermark coal mine planned for the Liverpool Plains. The Senate agrees to her motion.

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Motion: Donations to Political Parties

19 Mar 2015

Lee moves that the Liberal and National government  ban political donations from mining and coal seam gas companies, and end coal seam gas and coal mining on agricultural land and associated water resources. The motion was defeated on the combined vote of Labor and the Coalition.

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Speech: Coal Seam Gas

18 Mar 2015

Lee speaks on a matter of public importance calling on all parties contesting the New South Wales state election to commit to a ban on coal and coal seam gas mining.

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