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FOREIGN AFFAIRS—OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE

The Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Milne), pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 748—That the Senate—

 (a) reaffirms its commitment to increase overseas development assistance (ODA) to at least 0.5 per cent of gross national income (GNI) by 2015; and

 (b) calls on the Government to implement a timetable for raising ODA to 0.7 per cent of GNI, the international aid target called for by the United Nations.

Question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 9

Senators—

Brown, Bob

Di Natale

Hanson-Young

Ludlam

Milne

Rhiannon

Siewert (Teller)

Waters

Wright

NOES, 38

Senators—

Back

Bernardi

Bilyk

Brown, Carol

Cameron

Carr, Kim

Cash

Collins

Cormann

Edwards

Farrell

Faulkner

Feeney

Fifield

Fisher

Furner

Gallacher

Joyce

Kroger

Ludwig

Macdonald

Madigan

Marshall

Mason

McEwen (Teller)

McKenzie

McLucas

Moore

Nash

Parry

Polley

Pratt

Sherry

Singh

Stephens

Sterle

Thistlethwaite

Williams

Question negatived.