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25       Carmichael coal mine

Senator Waters, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 409—That the Senate—

(a)              notes that:

(i)                    Adani Mining has received a criminal conviction in relation to giving false and misleading information to the regulator in relation to unlawful clearing activities, and

(ii)                  criminal convictions are a trigger under section 145 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 for review and revocation of approvals granted under that Act; and

(b)              calls on the Federal Government to revoke Adani's environmental approvals related to its Carmichael coal mine.

Statements by leave : The Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries (Senator Duniam) and Senator Gallagher, by leave, made statements relating to the motion.

Question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 9

Senators—

Di Natale

McKim

Siewert*

Waters

Faruqi

Rice

Steele-John

Whish-Wilson

Hanson-Young

 

 

 

NOES, 48

Senators—

Abetz

Davey

McCarthy*

Ruston

Antic

Duniam

McDonald

Ryan

Askew

Fawcett

McGrath

Scarr

Ayres

Fierravanti-Wells

McKenzie

Sheldon

Bilyk

Gallagher

McLachlan

Smith, Dean

Bragg

Hanson

McMahon

Smith, Marielle

Brockman

Henderson

Molan

Sterle

Brown

Hughes

O’Sullivan

Stoker

Canavan

Hume

Paterson

Urquhart

Carr

Keneally

Pratt

Van

Chandler

Kitching

Rennick

Walsh

Colbeck

McAllister

Roberts

Watt

* Tellers

Question negatived.