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3           Climate change —Proposed suspension of standing orders

Leave refused : Senator Cox sought leave to move a motion relating to the opening of new gas fields and emissions reductions . An objection was raised and leave was not granted.

4e1c2ef6-1fd6-4edb-82e3-0488818990bd Senator Cox, at the request of the Leader of the Australian Greens in the Senate (Senator Waters) and pursuant to contingent notice, moved—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent her moving a motion to provide for the consideration of a matter, namely a motion to provide that a motion in relation to the opening of new gas fields and emissions reductions may be moved immediately, determined without amendment and take precedence over all other business for 30 minutes.

Debate ensued.

Closure : The Attorney-General (Senator Cash) moved—That the question be now put.

Question—That the question be now put—put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 25

Senators—

Abetz

Davey*

Molan

Roberts

Birmingham

Fierravanti-Wells

O’Sullivan

Ruston

Bragg

Hughes

Paterson

Scarr

Brockman

Hume

Payne

Seselja

Cash

McGrath

Rennick

Smith, Dean

Chandler

McKenzie

Reynolds

Stoker

Colbeck

 

 

 

 

NOES, 23

Senators—

Ayres

Faruqi

McAllister

Thorpe

Carr

Gallagher

McKim

Urquhart*

Chisholm

Green

O’Neill

Walsh

Ciccone

Grogan

Pratt

Waters

Cox

Hanson-Young

Rice

Watt

Farrell

Lines

Sheldon

 

* Tellers

Question agreed to.

Main question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 23

Senators—

Ayres

Faruqi

McAllister

Thorpe

Carr

Gallagher

McKim

Urquhart*

Chisholm

Green

O’Neill

Walsh

Ciccone

Grogan

Pratt

Waters

Cox

Hanson-Young

Rice

Watt

Farrell

Lines

Sheldon

 

 

NOES, 26

Senators—

Abetz

Colbeck

Molan

Roberts

Birmingham

Davey*

O’Sullivan

Ruston

Bragg

Fierravanti-Wells

Paterson

Scarr

Brockman

Hughes

Payne

Seselja

Canavan

Hume

Rennick

Smith, Dean

Cash

McGrath

Reynolds

Stoker

Chandler

McKenzie

 

 

* Tellers

Question negatived.