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FOREIGN AFFAIRS—WEST PAPUA—DEATH OF MR VIKTOR KAISIEPO

Senator Hanson-Young, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 691—That the Senate—

 (a) notes, with sadness, the recent passing of West Papuan activist Mr Viktor Kaisiepo in his hometown of Amersfoort, in the Netherlands, at the age of 61;

 (b) acknowledges Mr Kaisiepo's life-long commitment to raising awareness of the plight of West Papua; and

 (c) extends its sympathy to the family and friends of Mr Kaisiepo and to the broader West Papuan community.

Statements by leave: The Special Minister of State (Senator Ludwig) and Senators Hanson-Young and Xenophon, by leave, made statements relating to the motion.

Question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 6

Senators—

Brown, Bob

Hanson-Young

Ludlam

Milne

Siewert (Teller)

Xenophon


NOES, 37

Senators—

Arbib

Back

Bernardi

Bilyk

Birmingham

Bishop

Boyce

Bushby

Cameron

Cash

Collins

Crossin

Farrell

Feeney

Ferguson

Fielding

Fisher

Forshaw

Furner

Hogg

Hurley

Hutchins

Ludwig

Lundy

Marshall

McEwen

McLucas

Moore

Nash

O'Brien

Parry (Teller)

Polley

Pratt

Ryan

Sterle

Williams

Wortley

Question negatived.