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Motion - Mining and Adani

Motion
Larissa Waters 2 Sep 2016

I seek leave to amend general business notice of motion No. 19 standing in my name for today, relating to the Adani coalmine. I move the motion as amended:

That the Senate— (a) notes that:

   (i) Australia has committed at the Paris climate talks to keep global warming below 2 degrees, and to pursue efforts to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees,

   (ii) with only 1 degree of global warming so far, the Great Barrier Reef has already suffered the worst ever mass coral bleaching event, and

   (iv) fourteen major international and domestic banks have ruled out providing finance to the Adani mine or associated infrastructure; and

(b) calls on the Federal Government to rule out giving any public funding to the Adani coal mine or any associated infrastructure, including via the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility.

Question agreed to.

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