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42nd Parliament: Petitions on issues in the Foreign Affairs and Trade policy area


Topics: Conflicts | Falun Gong | Human Rights | Trade, treaties and agreements | Other

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Subject Presentation details* No. of signatures Further action
Conflicts (see also Defence petitions)

Bangladesh Liberation War
(PDF 46KB)

17 March 2008

104

Response from Chief of Staff to Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated
23 April 2008 (PDF 128KB)

Public hearing program, 1 September 2008 (PDF 471KB)

Public hearing transcript, 1 September 2008

Cluster munitions (PDF 47KB)

17 March 2008
2 June 2008
1 December 2008

48
2,194
31

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 15 May 2008
(PDF 130KB)

 

Public hearing program, 1 September 2008 (PDF 471KB)
Public hearing transcript, 1 September 2008

Public hearing program, 30 October 2008 (PDF 288KB)
Public hearing transcript, 30 October 2008

Child soldiers in Uganda, Sudan, Somalia and Algeria (PDF 28KB)

26 May 2008

127

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 7 July 2008
(PDF 179KB)

 

Public hearing program, 1 September 2008 (PDF 471KB)
Public hearing transcript, 1 September 2008

Palestine-Israel conflict
(PDF 41KB)

23 June 2008

4,900

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 29 July 2008
(PDF 136KB)

 

Public hearing program, 1 September 2008 (PDF 471KB)
Public hearing transcript, 1 September 2008

Public hearing program, 30 October 2008 (PDF 288KB)
Public hearing transcript, 30 October 2008

Australia's involvement in Iraq (PDF 49KB)

Mr Perrett, 19 March 2008

1,034

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 19 June 2008
(PDF 121KB)

Public hearing program, 1 September 2008 (PDF 471KB)
Public hearing transcript, 1 September 2008

Conflict in Gaza (PDF 73KB)

23 February 2009

1,337

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 1 April 2009
(PDF 161KB)

Public hearing program, 27 May 2009 (PDF 107KB)
Public hearing transcript, 27 May 2009

Gaza Strip (PDF 50KB)

16 March 2009

3,663

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 10 June 2009
(PDF 212KB)

Public hearing program, 27 May 2009 (PDF 107KB)
Public hearing transcript, 27 May 2009

Gaza and the West Bank
(PDF 38KB)
25 May 2009
28

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 1 July 2009

(PDF 186KB)

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Falun Gong
Persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China (PDF 38KB) 26 October 2009
553
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 18 November 2009 (PDF 103KB)
Falun Gong practitioner in China (PDF 62KB) 8 February 2010
2,138
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 9 March 2010 (PDF 81KB)
Persecution of Falun Gong in China (PDF 78KB) 8 February 2010
24 May 2010
3,203
6,071
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 9 March 2010 (PDF 71KB)
Release all detained Falun Gong practioners in China (PDF 41KB) 21 June 2010
6,361
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 12 July 2010 (PDF 82KB)
Lift the ban on Falun Gong in China
(PDF 69KB)
21 June 2010
638
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 14 July 2010 (PDF 105KB)
Support the rights of Falun Gong practitioners to freely exercise their beliefs (PDF 73KB) 21 June 2010
640
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 14 July 2010 (PDF 105KB)
Support the human rights of Falun Gong practitioners in China (PDF 88KB) 21 June 2010
2
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 14 July 2010 (PDF 105KB)
Peacefully stop the persecution of Falun Gong in China (PDF 105KB) 21 June 2010
46
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 14 July 2010 (PDF 105KB)
Ensure the safety of Australian Falun Gong practitioners (PDF 92KB) 21 June 2010
41
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 14 July 2010 (PDF 105KB)
Investigate allegations of involuntary organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners in China (PDF 102KB) 21 June 2010
409
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 14 July 2010 (PDF 105KB)
Independent investigation into allegations of involuntary organ harvesting in China
(PDF 123KB)
21 June 2010
4,835
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 14 July 2010 (PDF 105KB)
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Human Rights (see also Attorney-General petitions)

Human rights in Sri Lanka
(PDF 105KB)

1 September 2008

2

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated
23 September 2008
(PDF 220KB)

Public hearing program, 27 May 2009 (PDF 107KB)
Public hearing transcript, 27 May 2009

Iraqi Christians (PDF 38KB)

24 November 2008

4,414

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated
28 January 2009
(PDF 125KB)

Response from Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated

25 February 2009 (PDF 242 KB)

Public hearing program, 27 May 2009 (PDF 107KB)
Public hearing transcript, 27 May 2009

Australian provision of overseas aid (PDF 72KB)

23 February 2009

265

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 6 April 2009
(PDF 199KB)

Millennium Development Goals (PDF 49KB)

23 February 2009

1

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 6 April 2009
(PDF 199KB)

Public hearing program, 27 May 2009 (PDF 107KB)
Public hearing transcript, 27 May 2009

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in Sri Lanka (PDF 95KB)

23 February 2009

166

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 4 June 2009
(PDF 107KB)

Response from Attorney-General, dated 24 June 2009
(PDF 139KB)

Death penalty in Iran
(PDF 112KB)

16 March 2009

272

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 27 May 2009
(PDF 117KB)

Public hearing program, 27 May 2009 (PDF 107KB)
Public hearing transcript, 27 May 2009

Exclusive Brethren (PDF 99KB) 25 May 2009
2
 
Apostasy laws (PDF 54KB) 25 May 2009
10

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 1 July 2009

(PDF 121KB)

Restoration of democracy in Fiji (PDF 78KB) 22 June 2009
130
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 21 July 2009
(PDF 78KB)
The Burmese military junta
(PDF 57KB)
18 August 2009
1,222

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 18 December 2009
(PDF 134KB)

Public hearing program, 7 April 2010 (PDF 37KB)
Public hearing transcript, 7 April 2010

Justice for 'Comfort Women'
(PDF 37KB)
18 August 2009
923

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated
10 September 2009 (PDF 116KB)

Response from Minister for the Status of Women, dated
21 September 2009 (PDF 103KB)

Public hearing program, 7 April 2010 (PDF 37KB)
Public hearing transcript, 7 April 2010

Reform of Islamic apostasy laws (PDF 147KB) 8 February 2010
1
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 9 March 2010 (PDF 77KB)
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Trade, treaties and agreements

Social security agreement between Australia and the Philippines (PDF 67KB)

22 September 2008

14

Response from Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, dated 9 January 2009 (PDF 117KB)

Public hearing program, 25 February 2009 (PDF 52KB)
Public hearing transcript, 25 February 2009

Public hearing program, 27 May 2009 (PDF 107KB)
Public hearing transcript, 27 May 2009

Social security agreement between Australia and the Philippines (PDF 53KB)

13 October 2008

48

Response from Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, dated 12 January 2009 (PDF 118KB)

Public hearing program, 25 February 2009 (PDF 52KB)
Public hearing transcript, 25 February 2009

Public hearing program, 27 May 2009 (PDF 107KB)
Public hearing transcript, 27 May 2009

Parallel import restrictions on books (PDF 60KB)

Mr Gibbons, 14 September 2009

3,885

Response from Attorney-General, dated 13 November 2009
(PDF 81KB)

Public hearing program, 28 April 2010 (PDF 37KB)
Public hearing transcript, 28 April 2010

Parallel import restrictions on books (PDF 46KB)

Mr Bevis, 19 October 2009

2,097

Response from Attorney-General, dated 23 December 2009
(PDF 95KB)

Public hearing program, 28 April 2010 (PDF 37KB)
Public hearing transcript, 28 April 2010

Japanese whaling (PDF 37KB) 8 February 2010
156
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 16 March 2010 (PDF 78KB)

Live animal export from Australia to the Middle East (PDF 61KB)

8 February 2010

36,068

Response from Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, dated 30 March 2010 (PDF 298KB)

Public hearing program, 28 April 2010 (PDF 37KB)
Public hearing transcript, 28 April 2010

Child labour in the cocoa industry
(PDF 65KB)
24 May 2010
21 June 2010
8,547
110
Response from Minister for Trade, dated 25 November 2010
(PDF 137KB)

Public hearing program, 25 May 2011 (PDF 37KB)
Public hearing transcript, 25 May 2011
Asbestos mining and export and the teaching
of business ethics
Mr Murphy, 3 June 2010
1045
 
End the export of live animals (PDF 45KB) 21 June 2010
12,971
Response from Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, dated 19 October 2010 (PDF 170KB)


Public hearing program, 28 April 2010 (PDF 37KB)
Public hearing transcript, 28 April 2010

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Other

Pension entitlements for former citizens of Latvia (PDF 68KB)

26 May 2008

34

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated 7 July 2008
(PDF 80KB)

Public hearing program, 24 September 2008 (PDF 568KB)
Public hearing transcript, 24 September 2008

Death of Mr Renerio Arrogante III in Cebu, Philippines (PDF 53KB)

1 September 2008

2,188

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated
10 October 2008 (PDF 85KB)

Public hearing program, 27 May 2009 (PDF 107KB)
Public hearing transcript, 27 May 2009

Whaling (PDF 36KB)

1 September 2008

696

Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated
16 October 2008
(PDF 228KB)

Public hearing program, 27 May 2009 (PDF 107KB)
Public hearing transcript, 27 May 2009

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