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ENVIRONMENT—COAL SEAM GAS APPROVALS—MORATORIUM

Senator Waters, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 399—That the Senate calls on the Government to implement an immediate moratorium on any new coal seam gas approvals until the long-term impacts of the industry on our groundwater, agriculture, rural communities, threatened species, the climate and the Great Barrier Reef are known.

Question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES,9


Senators—
Brown, BobLudlamRhiannonWaters
Di NataleMilneSiewert (Teller)Wright
Hanson-Young

NOES, 41



Senators—
AbetzColbeckLudwigPratt
BackCormannLundyRyan
BernardiCrossinMacdonaldScullion
BilykEdwardsMadiganSingh
BirminghamEgglestonMcEwenStephens
BishopFarrellMcKenzieThistlethwaite
BoswellFawcettMcLucasUrquhart
BoyceFifieldMooreWilliams
Brown, CarolGallacherNash
CameronJoyceParry
CashKroger (Teller)Polley

Question negatived.