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2       Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

True-up Shortfall Levy (General) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

True-up Shortfall Levy (Excise) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates and Other Amendments) Bill 2013

Order of the day read for the adjourned debate on the motions of the Assistant Minister for Social Services (Senator Fifield)—That these bills be now read a second time— and on the amendment moved by Senator Di Natale in respect of the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 :

At the end of the motion, add “but the Senate:

                 (a)   rejects this bill and the related bills;

                 (b)   recognises that:

                    (i)   the world is on track for 4 degrees of warming, and

                   (ii)   warming of less than 1 degree is already intensifying extreme weather events in Australia and around the world with enormous costs to life and property; and

                 (c)   calls on the Government to:

                    (i)   protect the Australian people and environment from climate change by approving no new coal mines or extensions of existing mines, or new coal export terminals, and

                   (ii)   adopt a trajectory of 40 to 60 per cent below 2000 levels by 2030 and net carbon zero by 2050 emissions reduction target in global negotiations for a 2015 treaty”.

Debate resumed.

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 9

Senators—

Di Natale

Hanson-Young

Ludlam

 

Milne

Rhiannon

 

Siewert (Teller)

Waters

 

Whish-Wilson

Wright

 

 



NOES, 51

Senators—

Back

Bernardi

Bilyk

Boswell

Brandis

Bushby

Cameron

Carr

Cash

Colbeck

Collins

Cormann

Dastyari

 

Edwards

Eggleston

Farrell

Faulkner

Fawcett

Fifield

Furner

Gallacher

Hogg

Johnston

Kroger

Lines

Ludwig

 

Lundy

Macdonald

Madigan

Marshall

Mason

McEwen

McKenzie

Moore

Nash

O’Sullivan

Payne

Peris

Polley

 

Ronaldson

Ruston

Ryan

Seselja

Singh

Sinodinos

Smith

Sterle

Tillem

Urquhart (Teller)

Williams

Xenophon

 

Question negatived.

Senator Collins moved the following amendment in respect of the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013:

At the end of the motion, add “but the Senate calls on the Government to recognise the scientific expert consensus regarding climate change and that the repeal of the carbon tax must be accompanied by the introduction of serious and comprehensive policies to address climate change”.

Statement by leave : The Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Milne), by leave, made a statement relating to the matter.

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 36

Senators—

Bilyk

Bishop

Cameron

Carr

Collins

Conroy

Dastyari

Di Natale

Farrell

 

Faulkner

Furner

Gallacher

Hanson-Young

Hogg

Lines

Ludlam

Ludwig

Lundy

 

Marshall

McEwen

Milne

Moore

O’Neill

Peris

Polley

Rhiannon

Siewert

 

Singh

Sterle

Tillem

Urquhart (Teller)

Waters

Whish-Wilson

Wong

Wright

Xenophon

 

NOES, 30

Senators—

Abetz

Back (Teller)

Bernardi

Boswell

Brandis

Bushby

Cash

Colbeck

 

Cormann

Edwards

Eggleston

Fawcett

Fifield

Johnston

Kroger

Macdonald

 

Madigan

Mason

McKenzie

Nash

O’Sullivan

Payne

Ronaldson

Ruston

 

Ryan

Scullion

Seselja

Sinodinos

Smith

Williams

 

Question agreed to.

Main question, as amended, put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 53

Senators—

Abetz

Back (Teller)

Bernardi

Bilyk

Boswell

Brandis

Bushby

Cameron

Carr

Cash

Colbeck

Collins

Conroy

Cormann

 

Dastyari

Edwards

Eggleston

Farrell

Fawcett

Fifield

Furner

Gallacher

Hogg

Johnston

Kroger

Lines

Ludwig

Lundy

 

Macdonald

Madigan

Marshall

Mason

McKenzie

Moore

O’Neill

O’Sullivan

Payne

Peris

Polley

Ronaldson

Ruston

Ryan

 

Scullion

Seselja

Singh

Sinodinos

Smith

Sterle

Tillem

Urquhart

Williams

Wong

Xenophon

 

NOES, 9

Senators—

Di Natale

Hanson-Young

Ludlam

 

Milne

Rhiannon

 

Siewert (Teller)

Waters

 

Whish-Wilson

Wright

 

Question agreed to.

Bills read a second time.