Petitions presented during the 44th Parliament

Petitions on issues in the Foreign Affairs policy area


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Topics: Aid | China | Elections overseas | Falun Gong | Israel | Laos | Middle East | Reports | Sri Lanka | Syria | Other

Subject Presentation details* Signatures Further action
Aid
Allocation of the budgeted funding for overseas aid (PDF 243KB) 24 February 2014
85
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 18 March 2014, presented 26 May 2014 (PDF 1080KB)
China
China's actions in the South China Sea (PDF 387KB) 2 December 2014, Mr L. Simpkins MP
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4967
5064
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 17 January 2015, presented 2 March 2015 (PDF 584KB) Public Hearing: 29 April 2015, proof transcript (PDF 223KB)
Elections overseas
July 2013 general elections in Cambodia (PDF 636KB) 12 December 2013
185
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 7 April 2014, presented 26 May 2014 (PDF 1397KB)
Falun Gong
Persecution of Falun Gong in China (PDF 625KB) 12 December 2013
1 September 2014
20 October 2014
23 February 2015
25 May 2015
17 August 2015
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12509
19275
18318
21426
7986
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 7 September 2015, presented 12 October 2015 (PDF 60KB)Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 3 March 2014, presented 24 March 2014 (PDF 857KB)
Calling for an immediate end to the persecution of Falun Gong in China (PDF 254KB)
Treatment of Falun Gong practitioners in China (PDF 1086KB) 1 September 2014
27 October 2014
51
8194
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 3 March 2014, presented 24 March 2014 (PDF 857KB)
Falun Gong practitioners in China (PDF 2947KB) 22 October 2014, The Hon. A. MacTiernan MP
27 October 2014, Mr L. Simpkins MP
4130
4487
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 3 March 2014, presented 24 March 2014 (PDF 857KB)
Israel
Regarding the recognition of a Palestinian state (PDF 607KB) 23 November 2015
10
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 2 February 2016, presented 8 February 2016 (PDF 401KB)
Regarding the recognition of a Palestinian state (PDF 607KB) 9 November 2015
1009
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 2 February 2016, presented 8 February 2016 (PDF 401KB)
Kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers (PDF 616KB) 26 June 2014, The Hon. M. Danby MP
3741
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 8 August 2014, presented 20 October 2014 (PDF 413KB)
Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel (PDF 2969KB) 27 October 2014, The Hon. M. Parke MP
701
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 13 December 2014, presented 2 March 2015 (PDF 482KB)
The future of the state of Israel (PDF 630KB) 2 March 2015,  Mr G. Christensen MP
2
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 23 March 2015, presented 25 May 2015 (PDF 391KB)
Laos
Restoration of the Lao Monarchy (PDF 451KB) 25 May 2015
60
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 29 June 2015, presented 7 September 2015 (PDF 242KB)
Middle East
Persecuted Christians in the Middle East (PDF 261KB) 17 August 2015
7656
Reports
Consideration of the UNICEF "Children in Israeli Military Detention" report (PDF 465KB) 24 March 2014, Ms M. Vamvakinou MP
747
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 14 April 2014, presented 26 May 2014 (PDF 1132KB)
Sri Lanka
Call for a war crimes court to investigate alleged atrocities during Sri Lanka's civil war (PDF 80KB) 9 November 2015
234
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 2 February 2016, presented 8 Febraury 2016 (PDF 1088KB)
The well being of Father Francis Joseph, missing in Sri Lanka (PDF 203KB) 3 March 2014
11
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 9 May 2014, presented 2 June 2014 (PDF 996KB)
Request for Australia to reject any United Nations resolution targeting Sri Lanka and to strengthen links between Australia and Sri Lanka (PDF 672KB) 1 September 2014
763
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 18 September 2014, presented 20 October 2014 (PDF 813KB)
Syria
Persecution of Christians in Syria (PDF 700KB) 29 May 2014, Mr L. Simpkins MP
11689
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 20 June 2014, presented 1 September 2014 (PDF 618KB) Roundtable: 19 November 2014, official transcript (PDF 193KB)
Other
Child marriage (PDF 736KB) 18 March 2015, Ms N. Marino MP
153
The imprisonment of Mohamad Ali Taheri in Iran (PDF 704KB) 25 May 2015
168
Response from Minister for Foreign Affairs dated 9 June 2015, presented 22 June 2015 (PDF 545KB)
United National General Assembly resolution 1752 on West Papua (PDF 681KB) 1 June 2015
15
(PDF 274KB)
Agreement Between the Republic of Indonesia and Australia on the Framework for Security Cooperation ("The Lombok Treaty") (PDF 715KB) 17 August 2015
105

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