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DEATH OF MS VIKKI RILEY

Senator Madigan, also on behalf of Senator Xenophon, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 919—That the Senate—

 (a) expresses its condolence at the death of Ms Vikki Riley who passed away on 10 September 2012 and extends this condolence particularly to her partner and son, as well as family, friends and those she campaigned tirelessly for;

 (b) notes her advocacy on behalf of refugees and the people of West Papua and East Timor; and

 (c) acknowledges her work with refugees and the people of West Papua and East Timor.

Statements by leave: Senators Madigan, Crossin and Di Natale, by leave, made statements relating to the motion.

Question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES,11


Senators—
Di NataleMadiganSiewert (Teller)Wright
Hanson-YoungMilneWatersXenophon
LudlamRhiannonWhish-Wilson

NOES, 37


Senators—
BackCollinsHeffernanSmith
BernardiConroyJohnstonStephens
BishopEvansKrogerSterle
BoswellFarrellMarshallThistlethwaite
BoyceFawcettMcKenzieThorp
Brown (Teller)FeeneyMcLucasUrquhart
CameronFierravanti-WellsMooreWilliams
Carr, BobFifieldNash
Carr, KimFurnerPratt
ColbeckGallacherRonaldson

Question negatived.