Motions agreed to 2013

43rd Parliament

44th
Parliament

Total for 2013

Number of principal motions agreed to:                                 71

                  39

                 110

 

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43rd Parliament

 

Subject

 

Notice given

 

Agreed to

 

Journals page

 

Administration—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Country Fire Authority (Senators Kroger and Humphries)

 

06/02/13

 

07/02/13

 

    3593

 

Fuel reduction burns (Senator Colbeck)

 

06/02/13

 

07/02/13

 

    3593

 

National Asbestos Authority (Senator Milne)

 

27/02/13

 

28/02/13*

 

    3699

 

Communications—Public broadcasting (Senator Ludlam)

 

17/06/13

 

18/06/13

 

    4056

 

Culture and the Arts—Live music (Senator Thistlethwaite)

 

20/03/13

 

21/03/13

 

    3861

 

Death of the Right Honourable The Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, PC, FRS (Senators Mason and Smith)

 

15/05/13

 

16/05/13

 

    3960

 


 

Defence—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australian peacekeepers (Senator Wright)

 

19/03/13

 

20/03/13

 

    3827

 

Military superannuation pension (Senator Ronaldson)

 

27/02/13

 

28/02/13

 

    3695

 

Economics—Climate change policy (Senator Milne)

 

15/05/13

 

16/05/13

 

    3961

 

Education, Employment and Workplace Relations References Committee—Higher education and skills training—Government’s response (Senator Back)

 

19/03/13

 

20/03/13*

 

    3829

 

Environment—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Climate change (Senator Milne)

 

24/06/13

 

25/06/13

 

    4179

 

Climate change—Speech by the President of the United States of America (Senator Milne)

 

26/06/13

 

27/06/13

 

    4243

 

Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area—Offshore dumping (Senator Waters)

 

25/06/13

 

26/06/13*

 

    4225

 

Japan—Whaling (Senator Siewert)

 

25/06/13

 

26/06/13

 

    4230

 

Marine parks (Senators Pratt and Singh)

 

25/06/13

 

26/06/13

 

    4228

 

National parks (Senator Waters)

 

27/02/13

 

28/02/13

 

    3700

 

Northern Territory—Container deposit scheme (Senator Whish-Wilson)

 

12/03/13

 

13/03/13*

 

    3744

 

South Australia—Lake Eyre (Senators Hanson-Young and Waters)

 

26/02/13

 

27/02/13

 

    3676

 

Tasmania—Extension of Wilderness World Heritage area (Senator Milne)

 

24/06/13

 

25/06/13*

 

    4179

 

Tasmania—Forests (Senator Milne)

 

14/05/13

 

15/05/13

 

    3933

 

Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (Senator Milne)

 

05/02/13

 

06/02/13

 

    3576

 

Whaling (Senator Siewert)

 

25/02/13

 

26/02/13

 

    3660

 


 

Family and Community Services—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grandcarers Support Scheme (Senator Smith)

 

20/03/13

 

21/03/13

 

    3858

 

Newstart (Senator Siewert)

 

20/03/13

 

21/03/13

 

    3858

 

World Down Syndrome Day (Senators McLucas, Fifield, Boyce and Siewert)

 

20/03/13

 

21/03/13

 

    3858

 

Foreign Affairs—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bahrain (Senator Milne)

 

17/06/13

 

20/06/13*

 

    4111

 

Bangladesh—Fire and building standards (Senator Whish-Wilson)

 

15/05/13

 

16/05/13

 

    3960

 

Charter of the Commonwealth (Senator Smith)

 

18/06/13

 

19/06/13

 

    4086

 

China—Organ harvesting (Senator Madigan)

 

20/03/13

 

21/03/13*

 

    3860

 

China—Universal Periodic Review (Senator Singh)

 

25/06/13

 

26/06/13

 

    4225

 

Fiji (Senator Milne)

 

13/03/13

 

14/03/13*

 

    3761

 

Iran—Religious freedom (Senators Bernardi and Stephens)

 

18/06/13

 

19/06/13

 

    4085

 

Iraq—Camp Hurriya (Senators Moore, Williams and Cameron)

 

18/06/13

 

19/06/13

 

    4086

 

Myanmar (Senator Ludlam)

 

26/06/13

 

27/06/13*

 

    4250

 

Peru (Senator Furner)

 

17/06/13

 

18/06/13

 

    4053

 

Roman Catholic Pontiff (Senators Joyce, Abetz, Brandis, Fierravanti-Wells, Stephens, Madigan, Back, Williams, Heffernan, Ryan, Cormann, Mason, Cash, Boswell, Bernardi and Humphries)

 

18/03/13

 

19/03/13

 

    3804

 

Sri Lanka (Senators Madigan and Xenophon)

 

20/03/13

 

21/03/13*

 

    3859

 

Syria (Senator Milne)

 

05/02/13

 

07/02/13*

 

    3591

 

Syria (Senators Moore and Rhiannon)

 

20/03/13

 

21/03/13

 

    3861

 

Tibet (Senator Hanson-Young)

 

18/03/13

 

20/03/13*

 

    3827

 

Health—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asbestos planning (Senator Singh)

 

24/06/13

 

25/06/13

 

    4176

 

Central Australia—Renal health services (Senator Siewert)

 

19/06/13

 

24/06/13*

 

    4147

 

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (Senator Thistlethwaite)

 

27/02/13

 

28/02/13

 

    3694

 

Flying foxes—Public health risks (Senators Williams and Macdonald)

 

25/02/13

 

26/02/13

 

    3660

 

Gene patents (Senators Siewert, Di Natale and Heffernan)

 

24/06/13

 

25/06/13

 

    4177

 

Mental illness (Senator Wright)

 

15/05/13

 

16/05/13

 

    3959

 

Nurses and midwives (Senator Hanson‑Young)

 

14/05/13

 

15/05/13*

 

    3933

 

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (Senator Cash)

 

25/02/13

 

27/02/13

 

    3675

 

Sleep disorders (Senator Madigan, Xenophon, Smith and Di Natale)

 

26/06/13

 

27/06/13

 

    4252

 

Vaccination—Australian Vaccination Network (Senator Di Natale)

 

24/06/13

 

25/06/13

 

    4178

 

Historical events—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2/40th Battalion (Senators Bushby and Polley)

 

12/03/13

 

13/03/13

 

    3744

 

Centenary of Canberra (Senators Humphries and Lundy)

 

12/03/13

 

13/03/13

 

    3744

 

Goulburn—150th anniversary (Senator Stephens)

 

13/03/13

 

14/03/13

 

    3761

 

Immigration—Refugees and asylum seekers (Senator Hanson-Young)

 

28/02/13

 

12/03/13

 

    3722

 

Indigenous Australians—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Close the Gap Day (Senators Siewert and Moore)

 

20/03/13

 

21/03/13

 

    3859

 

Yirrkala Bark Petition (Senator Crossin)

 

18/06/13

 

19/06/13

 

    4087

 


 

Industrial relations—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maritime Workers Union (Senator Abetz)

 

14/03/13

 

18/03/13*

 

    3786

 

National Broadband Network—Asbestos concerns (Senator Abetz)

 

25/06/13

 

26/06/13*

 

    4227

 

State public sector employees—Employment conditions (Senator Moore)

 

25/06/13

 

26/06/13

 

    4226

 

Industry—Food processing—Canned produce (Senators McKenzie and Colbeck)

 

15/05/13

 

16/05/13

 

    3960

 

Law and Justice—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legal services (Senator Wright)

 

05/02/13

 

06/02/13

 

    3574

 

Stock market trading—Media release hoax (Senator Abetz)

 

05/02/13

 

06/02/13

 

    3574

 

Multiculturalism—Harmony Day—United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (Senator Lundy)

 

20/03/13

 

21/03/13

 

    3857

 

National Apology for Forced Adoptions (Senator Conroy)

 

 

 

14/05/13#

 

    3877

 

Parliamentary zone—Capital works proposal—Approval (Senator Thistlethwaite)

 

18/06/13

 

20/06/13

 

    4115

 

Primary Industries—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Small Pelagic Fishery (Senators Whish‑Wilson and Thorp)

 

19/06/13

 

20/06/13

 

    4113

 

Small-scale food producers (Senator Rhiannon)

 

18/06/13

 

24/06/13*

 

    4146

 

Social Issues—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Antisemitism (Senators Abetz, Birmingham, Kroger, Payne, Ronaldson and Smith)

 

17/06/13

 

18/06/13

 

    4053

 

Homelessness (Senator Ludlam)

 

24/06/13

 

25/06/13*

 

    4177

 

Trade—Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service—Licence fees (Senators Ruston, Xenophon, Madigan and Milne)

 

27/02/13

 

28/02/13

 

    3695

 

Transport—Western Australia—Roe Highway (Senator Ludlam)

 

26/06/13

 

27/06/13

 

    4248

 

44th Parliament

 

Subject

 

Notice given

 

Agreed to

 

Journals page

 

Administration—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Protection of nationally important species and wilderness places—Responsibility (Senator Waters)

 

10/12/13

 

11/12/13

 

      344

 

West Tropics Management Authority—Board (Senator Waters)

 

09/12/13

 

10/12/13

 

      308

 

Communications—Australian Broadcasting Corporation (Senator Ludlam)

 

10/12/13

 

11/12/13

 

      340

 

Death of His Excellency Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, AC (Senator Abetz)

 

 

 

09/12/13#

 

      276

 

Death of Mr Craig Gleeson and Mr Alistair Lucas (Senators Urquhart, Singh, Polley, Bilyk, Brown and Thorp)

 

10/12/13

 

11/12/13

 

      339

 

Death of Mr Seamus Heaney (Senators Stephens and Mason)

 

13/11/13

 

14/11/13

 

      129

 

Finance—Commission of Audit (Senator Moore)

 

13/11/13

 

14/11/13

 

      146

 

Education—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schools funding (Senator Wright)

 

02/12/13

 

03/12/13

 

      210

 

Schools funding—Rural areas (Senators Siewert and Wright)

 

10/12/13

 

11/12/13

 

      341

 

Education and Employment Legislation Committee—Unanswered estimates questions (Senator McKenzie)

 

11/12/13

 

12/12/13

 

      373

 

Employment—Wage Connect Program (Senator Siewert)

 

04/12/13

 

09/12/13*

 

      282

 

Environment—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Climate change policy (Senator Milne)

 

4/12/13

 

9/12/13

 

      288

 

Great White Shark (Senator Siewert)

 

10/12/13

 

11/12/13

 

      343

 

New South Wales—Royal National Park (Senators Rhiannon and Waters)

 

04/12/13

 

05/12/13

 

      248

 

Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (Senator Milne)

 

09/12/13

 

10/12/13

 

      310

 

Whaling (Senator Whish-Wilson)

 

10/12/13

 

11/12/13

 

      343

 

Foreign Affairs—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria (Senator Rhiannon)

 

02/12/13

 

03/12/13*

 

      210

 

Human rights—Use of torture (Senators Wright and Rhiannon)

 

09/12/13

 

10/12/13

 

      309

 

Russia—Arrest of persons from the Arctic Sunrise (Senator Milne)

 

13/11/13

 

02/12/13*

 

      160

 

Saudi Arabia—Migrant workers (Senator Milne)

 

10/12/13

 

11/12/13

 

      344

 

Sri Lanka—Human rights (Senators Rhiannon and Milne)

 

13/11/13

 

14/11/13*

 

      135

 

Syria (Senators Moore and Rhiannon)

 

10/12/13

 

11/12/13

 

      339

 

Health—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Central Australia—Renal health (Senator Siewert)

 

09/12/13

 

10/12/13

 

      308

 

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme—Impact of treaties (Senator Di Natale)

 

11/12/13

 

12/12/13

 

      370

 

Rural Clinical Schools (Senators Ruston, Fawcett and McKenzie)

 

04/12/13

 

05/12/13

 

      248

 

World Aids Day (Senators Smith and Pratt)

 

02/12/13

 

03/12/13

 

      211

 

World Sight Day (Senator Rhiannon)

 

12/11/13

 

13/11/13*

 

      101

 

Historical events—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holodomor—80th anniversary (Senator Bilyk)

 

03/12/13

 

04/12/13

 

      232

 

Industrial action by waterside workers—75th anniversary (Senators Rhiannon and Moore)

 

13/11/13

 

14/11/13

 

      130

 

Immigration—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Death of asylum seekers (Senator Hanson-Young)

 

10/12/13

 

11/12/13

 

      342

 

Detention facilities—Children (Senator Hanson-Young)

 

05/12/13

 

10/12/13

 

      308

 

Indigenous Australians—Closing the Gap report––Parliamentary consideration (Senators O’Neill, Lines, McLucas, Pratt, Peris and Siewert)

 

11/12/13

 

12/12/13

 

      369

 

Industry—Automotive industry—Financial assistance (Senators Gallacher, Farrell, McEwen and Wong)

 

13/11/13

 

14/11/13

 

      130

 

Social Issues—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Homelessness (Senator Ludlam)

 

10/12/13

 

11/12/13*

 

      341

 

International Day of Persons with Disability (Senators Siewert, Boyce, Moore and Fifield)

 

02/12/13

 

03/12/13

 

      213

 

Taxation—Goods and Services Tax—Mobile home parks (Senator Siewert)

 

11/12/13

 

12/12/13

 

      368

 

Transport—Qantas (Senator Rhiannon)

 

11/12/13

 

12/12/13*

 

      372

 

Women—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Day of the Girl Child (Senators Rhiannon, Moore and Cash)

 

12/11/13

 

13/11/13

 

      100

 

White Ribbon Day (Senators Cash, Moore and Rhiannon)

 

02/12/13

 

03/12/13

 

      205

 

 

*   Moved or agreed to in an amended form.

#  Motion moved by leave.

 

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