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Christine Milne: Senate condemns Abbott's proposed TWWHA destruction [Motion]

Motion
Christine Milne 10 Dec 2013

The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, introduced a motion to the Senate condemning the Abbott government considerations of modifying the boundaries of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. The motion reads as follows: 

Senator MILNE (Tasmania-Leader of the Australian Greens) (15:49): I move:

That the Senate-

(a) condemns the Abbott Government for actively considering modifying the boundaries of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area to exclude high conservation value forests; and

(b) calls on the Abbott Government to rule out submitting a proposal to modify the boundaries to the area to the World Heritage Committee by February 2014 for the June meeting of the committee.

Question agreed to.

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