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Monday, 26 March 2007
Page: 51

Senator BOB BROWN (Leader of the Australian Greens) (3:52 PM) —I move:

   That the Senate endorses the climate change action plan proposed by the Australian Council of Trade Unions, including its call for:

(a)   government subsidies for energy efficient retrofitting of buildings;

(b)   mandatory green building codes;

(c)   large-scale reuse of treated effluent;

(d)   improved vehicle fuel efficiency;

(e)   greater use of shipping to cut greenhouse gas emissions;

(f)   the right to reject work which harms the environment; and

(g)   a mandatory renewable energy target of 10 per cent, as called for by the Australian Greens in 2002.

Question put.