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FOREIGN AFFAIRS—CHINA

The Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown), pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 512—That the Senate calls on the Australian Government to promote with Beijing an act of self-determination for the Uighur people of East Turkistan (Xinjiang Province, China).

Statements by leave: The Special Minister of State (Senator Ludwig) and Senator Bob Brown, by leave, made statements relating to the motion.

Question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 6

Senators—

Brown, Bob

Hanson-Young

Ludlam

Milne

Siewert (Teller)

Xenophon


NOES, 33

Senators—

Adams

Back

Bilyk

Bishop

Bushby

Cameron

Cash

Colbeck

Collins

Cormann

Crossin

Farrell

Feeney

Ferguson

Fielding

Fisher

Furner

Hurley

Hutchins

Lundy

Marshall

McEwen

McLucas

Moore

O'Brien

Parry (Teller)

Payne

Polley

Pratt

Stephens

Sterle

Troeth

Wortley

Question negatived.