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Australian Uranium sales to the UAE

Australian Uranium sales to the UAE (Question No. 309) 

Senator Scott Ludlam: asked the Minister representing the Minister for Foreign Affairs on 19 March 2014:

With reference to the agreement that seeks to facilitate Australian uranium sales to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) : 

(1) Can advice be provided on the status of this agreement. 

(2) When is it expected that the agreement will be available for scrutiny by the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties. 

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Australian Trade Minister’s comments give green light to Japanese whalers to escalate violence

Greens spokesperson for whaling, Senator Whish-Wilson responds to the latest brazen attacks by the Japanese whaling fleet on the Sea Shepherd vessels.

Senator Whish-Wilson said, "Greg Hunt broke a promise to send the ACV Ocean Protector to the Southern Ocean to protect human life at sea. Because of this Liberal government we now have no on-water search and rescue capacity to deal with a disaster in the Southern Ocean. This puts Australians lives at risk."

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