Motions agreed to 2012

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Number of principal motions agreed to:
126

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Administration—Bushfires (Senators Back and Humphries) 31/10/12 01/11/12
3252
Administration—Constituents’ Request Program (Senators Ronaldson and Macdonald) 21/03/12 22/03/12
2362
Administration—Government transparency (Senator Rhiannon) 27/11/12 29/11/12
3483
Administration—National Family Business Day (Senator Boyce) 18/09/12 19/09/12
3028
Administration—Parramatta Female Factory Precinct (Senator Rhiannon) 09/10/12 11/10/12*
3122
Communications—Australian Broadcasting Corporation—Audio description trial (Senators Ludlam and Siewert) 20/11/12 21/11/12
3345
Communications—Australian Broadcasting Corporation—News online (Senators Ludlam and Singh) 25/06/12 29/6/12 am
2699
Communications—Australian Broadcasting Corporation—Tasmanian television production unit (Senators Brown, Bushby and Milne) 20/11/12 21/11/12
3345
Communications—Free press (Senator Birmingham) 21/08/12 22/08/12*
2852
Culture and the Arts—Deepavali—Celebrations (Senator Lundy) 20/11/12 21/11/12
3344
Culture and the Arts—Eid al-Adha (Senator Lundy) 29/10/12 30/10/12
3186
Death of Major-General Alan Stretton, AO, CBE (Senators Crossin and Scullion) 21/11/12 22/11/12
3360
Death of Mr Arthur Beetson (Senators Rhiannon, Arbib and Joyce) 08/02/12 09/02/12
2071
Defence—Australian peacekeepers (Senator Wright) 10/10/12 11/10/12*
3120
Defence—Australian peacekeepers (Senator Wright) 27/11/12 28/11/12
3461
Defence—Nuclear submarines (Senator Bob Brown) 13/03/12 15/03/12§
2262
Diamond Jubilee Anniversary—Address to Her Majesty the Queen (Senator Evans)   07/02/12#
1986
Diamond Jubilee Anniversary—Queen Elizabeth II (Senator Smith) 19/06/12 20/06/12
2569
Education—Non-government schools funding (Senator Humphries) 13/03/12 14/03/12*
2244
Employment—People with disability (Senator Carol Brown) 11/09/12 12/09/12
2954
Environment—Migratory birds (Senator Madigan) 18/09/12 19/09/12
3028
Environment—Murray Darling Basin communities (Senator McKenzie) 28/02/12 29/02/12*
2161
Environment—Murray Darling—Inflows (Senators Joyce and Birmingham) 21/03/12 09/05/12*
2411
Environment—Renewable Energy Bonus Scheme (Senator Milne) 29/02/12 01/03/12
2183
Environment—River Murray—Levee banks (Senators Xenophon, Birmingham and Hanson-Young) 14/03/12 15/03/12
2258
Environment—Tasmania—Logging (Senator Colbeck) 09/05/12 10/05/12
2432
Environment—Western Australia—Hamelin Pool (Senator Siewert) 09/05/12 10/05/12*
2431
Family and Community Services—Child care funding—Proposed Productivity Commission inquiry (Senator Hanson-Young) 08/05/12 09/05/12*
2409
Family and Community Services—Domestic and family violence (Senator Rhiannon) 25/06/12 27/06/12
2664
Family and Community Services—Homelessness (Senators Wright and Ludlam) 14/08/12 15/08/12
2762
Family and Community Services—National Disability Insurance Scheme (Senators Boyce and Fifield) 26/06/12 27/06/12
2662
Family and Community Services—World Down Syndrome Day (Senators Boyce, Carol Brown, Siewert and Fifield) 20/03/12 21/03/12
2338
Finance—Foreign investment—Cubbie Station (Senators Abetz and Joyce) 10/09/12 11/09/12
2935

Finance—Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation (Senator Carol Brown)

22/08/12 23/08/12
2871
Foreign Affairs—Bahrain—Mr Nabeel Rajab (Senator Ludlam) 09/05/12 10/05/12
2427
Foreign Affairs—Burma (Senator Ludlam) 20/09/12 09/10/12*
3073
Foreign Affairs—Cambodia—Elections (Senator Milne) 10/10/12 29/10/12*
3152
Foreign Affairs—Czech Republic—Vaclav Havel (Senator Mason) 07/02/12 08/02/12
2058
Foreign Affairs—Egypt—Australian journalist Mr Austin Mackell (Senator Rhiannon) 16/03/12 19/03/12*
2281
Foreign Affairs—Global hydro fluorocarbons phase-out (Senator Milne) 29/10/12 01/11/12*
3244
Foreign Affairs—Grameen Bank (Senators Stephens, Eggleston and Milne) 01/11/12 19/11/12
3285
Foreign Affairs—International arms trade (Senators Hanson-Young and Moore) 20/06/12 21/06/12
2595
Foreign Affairs—International Black Ribbon Day (Senators Mason and Cormann) 22/08/12 23/08/1
2867
Foreign Affairs—Iran—Human rights (Senators Bernardi, Stephens and Fawcett) 29/02/12 01/03/12
2180
Foreign Affairs—Iran—Human rights (Senator Rhiannon) 28/11/12 29/11/12
3485
Foreign Affairs—Iraq—Christian Assyrians (Senator Fierravanti-Wells) 27/11/12 29/11/12*
3483
Foreign Affairs—Israel and Palestine (Senator Stephens) 21/11/12 22/11/12*
3363
Foreign Affairs—Korean prisoners of war (Senator Bob Brown) 07/02/12 08/02/12
2056
Foreign Affairs—Libya—Australian War Graves (Senators Ronaldson and Williams) 13/03/12 14/03/12
2246
Foreign Affairs—Malaysia—Elections (Senator Xenophon) 09/05/12 10/05/12
2427
Foreign Affairs—Pakistan—Ms Malala Yousafzai (Senator Cash) 30/10/12 31/10/12
3220
Foreign Affairs—Papua New Guinea—Women in Parliament (Senator Bob Brown) 24/11/11 07/02/12
1996
Foreign Affairs—Republic of South Sudan—First anniversary (Senator Abetz) 27/06/12 29/6/12 am
2701
Foreign Affairs—Russia—Freedom of expression (Senator Milne) 20/08/12 21/08/12*
2818
Foreign Affairs—Russia—Freedom of expression (Senator Xenophon) 20/08/12 21/08/12
2816
Foreign Affairs—Russia—Human rights (Senators Pratt and Hanson-Young) 08/02/12 09/02/12
2073
Foreign Affairs—Russia—Mr Alexander Solzhenitsyn (Senator Mason) 15/08/12 16/08/12
2776
Foreign Affairs—Socialist Republic of Vietnam—Human rights dialogue (Senators Boswell and Furner) 20/06/12 21/06/12
2592
Foreign Affairs—Sri Lanka (Senators Rhiannon, Humphries and Bob Carr) 20/03/12 21/03/12
2338
Foreign Affairs—Syria (Senator Bob Brown) 08/02/12 09/02/12
2073
Foreign Affairs—Syria (Senator Bob Brown) 13/03/12 14/03/12
2243
Foreign Affairs—Thailand (Senator Kroger) 10/10/12 11/10/12*
3120
Foreign Affairs—Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (Senator Singh) 21/03/12 22/03/12
2355
Foreign Affairs—United Kingdom—Pension indexation (Senator Siewert) 20/11/12 26/11/12
3395
Foreign Affairs—United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Senator Siewert) 12/09/12 13/09/12
2978
Health—Access to sanitation (Senators Moore, Boyce, Rhiannon and Cash) 19/11/12 20/11/12
3326
Health—Asia Pacific region—Malaria (Senators Rhiannon, Di Natale, Birmingham and Pratt) 31/10/12 01/11/12
3243
Health—Australia21—Illicit drugs (Senator Di Natale) 11/09/12 12/09/12
2961
Health—Chemotherapy drug (Senators Xenophon, Fierravanti-Wells and Madigan) 28/11/12 29/11/12
3486
Health—Chronic Disease Dental Scheme (Senator Di Natale) 20/03/12 21/03/12
2339
Health—Dementia Awareness Week (Senators Polley and Carol Brown) 18/09/12 19/09/12
3026
Health—Effects of wind farms (Senators Madigan and Xenophon) 07/02/12 08/02/12*
2054
Health—Family planning (Senator Rhiannon) 29/6/12 am 16/08/12*
2780
Health—Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (Senator Di Natale) 11/09/12 12/09/12*
2958
Health—Fred Hollows Foundation (Senators Crossin, Moore, Boyce, Nash, Siewert and Xenophon) 22/08/12 23/08/12
2866
Health—International Brain Tumour Awareness Week (Senator Bilyk) 31/10/12 01/11/12
3243
Health—Meniere’s Australia (Senators Edwards and Di Natale) 22/06/12 25/06/12
2622
Health—Midwives—Funding (Senators Di Natale, Rhiannon and Pratt) 23/03/12 10/05/12*
2430
Health—National Asbestos Awareness Week (Senator Singh) 28/11/12 29/11/12
3484
Health—Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (Senators Bernardi, Birmingham, Edwards, Fawcett, Fisher and Cash) 07/02/12 08/02/12
2059
Health—Polio eradication (Senators Moore and Boyce) 29/6/12 am 14/08/12
2720
Health—Schizophrenia Awareness Week (Senators Wright and Di Natale) 09/05/12 10/05/12*
2431
Health—World Hepatitis Day (Senator Pratt) 22/08/12 23/08/12
2868
Health—World Mental Health Day (Senator Moore) 09/10/12 10/10/12*
3102
Health—World Sight Day (Senators Siewert and Di Natale) 10/10/12 11/10/12
3121
Health—World Tuberculosis Day (Senators Pratt and Rhiannon) 19/03/12 22/03/12
2354
Historical events—Australian Capital Territory—Centenary (Senator Bob Brown) 08/05/12 09/05/12
2408
Historical events—Fall of Singapore—Bombing of Darwin (Senators Ronaldson, Scullion and Bernardi) 07/02/12 08/02/12*
2054
Historical events—Ukrainian Famine (Senator Bilyk) 22/11/12 26/11/12
3396
Historical events—Vietnam War (Senators Ronaldson and Johnston) 15/08/12 16/08/12
2776
Historical events—War in the Pacific—70th anniversary (Senator McEwen) 29/6/12 am 15/08/12
2766
Immigration—Asylum seekers (Senator Hanson-Young) 22/11/12 26/11/12
3396
Indigenous Australians—Closing the gap (Senator Siewert) 21/03/12 22/03/12
2356
Indigenous Australians—Healing Foundation (Senators Siewert and Moore) 31/10/12 01/11/12
3251
Indigenous Australians—Hearing health—Otitis media (Senator Siewert) 20/08/12 21/08/12*
2817
Indigenous Australians—Kimberley Girl Program (Senator Siewert) 22/08/12 23/08/12
2867
Indigenous Australians—Stolen Generations (Senators Moore, Siewert and Humphries) 09/02/12 27/02/12
2110
Law and Justice—Commonwealth anti-discrimination laws (Senator Wright) 27/06/12 29/6/12 am
2701
Law and Justice—Community legal services (Senator Wright) 20/06/12 21/06/12
2593
Law and Justice—Conviction records (Senator Hanson‑Young) 20/11/12 22/11/12
3361
Law and Justice—Mr Julian Assange—Consular services (Senator Ludlam) 20/06/12 21/06/12
2595
Law and Justice—Public disclosure legislation (Senator Milne) 21/11/12 22/11/12
3361
Law and Justice—Uganda and Nigeria—Anti-homosexuality legislation (Senators Hanson-Young and Pratt) 20/11/12 28/11/12*
3460
Law and Justice—Wikileaks (Senator Ludlam) 20/09/12 09/10/12
3073
Parliamentary Zone—Capital works proposals—Approval (Senator Feeney) 26/11/12 29/11/12
2482
Primary Industries—Australian agriculture—Biosecurity and quarantine matters (Senator Xenophon)   01/11/12ǂ
3264
Regional Australia—Australian agricultural industry (Senators Back, Nash and McKenzie) 13/03/12 14/03/12
2244
Regional Australia—Australian Year of the Farmer 2012 (Senators Siewert, Colbeck and Sterle) 08/02/12 09/02/12*
2075
Senate—Procedures for dealing with matters of privilege (Senator Abetz) 20/03/12 22/03/12*
2359
Social Issues—Anti-Poverty Week (Senator Siewert) 09/10/12 10/10/12
3102
Social Issues—Australian flags—Destruction or desecration (Senator Williams) 09/02/12 27/02/12
2110
Social Issues—Suicide (Senators Fierravanti-Wells and Wright) 12/09/12 13/09/12
2976
Social Issues—World Plumbing Day (Senator Boyce) 29/02/12 01/03/12
2180
Social Issues—World Suicide Prevention Day (Senators Wright and Fierravanti-Wells) 23/08/12 10/09/12*
2904
Social Issues—World Water Day (Senators Rhiannon, Bob Carr and Boyce) 21/03/12 22/03/12*
2369
Sport—Australian Olympians (Senator Lundy) 14/08/12 15/08/12
2760
Sport—London 2012 Paralympic Games (Senators Bernardi, Fifield and Lundy) 10/09/12 11/09/12*
2935
Sport—Mr Peter Norman (Senator Di Natale) 20/08/12 21/08/12*
2817
Women—110th anniversary—Women’s suffrage in Australia (Senators Rhiannon and Moore) 20/06/12 25/06/12
2622
Women—Affordable housing (Senators Rhiannon and Moore) 22/08/12 23/08/12
2869
Women—Domestic violence—Bsafe program (Senator Rhiannon) 25/11/11 10/05/12
2429
Women—Employment—Domestic violence (Senators Pratt and Moore) 18/09/12 19/09/12
3027
Women—Female genital mutilation (Senators Cash and Kroger) 01/11/12 19/11/12
3284
Women—International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (Senator Cash) 20/11/12 21/11/12
3344
Women—International Women’s Day 2012 (Senators Cash, Kroger and Boyce) 28/02/12 29/02/12
2159
World Refugee Day 2012 (Senators Hanson-Young and Lundy) 19/06/12 20/06/12
2569

* Moved or agreed to in an amended form
# Motion moved by leave
ǂ Motion moved in accordance with an order varying the routine of business
§ Negatived, then agreed to after being put again, by leave


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