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    19   LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY—PROPOSED CARBON EMISSIONS TAXES

The Speaker informed the House that he had received the following resolution passed by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory on 4 May 2011 relating to proposed carbon emissions taxes—This Assembly:

(1)    calls on the Australian Government to exempt the Northern Territory from proposed carbon emissions taxes for at least fifty years or until such time as global consensus has been reached on a worldwide carbon emissions reduction plan; and

(2)    through the Speaker, forward the terms of this motion to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President of the Senate.