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FOR – Bills — National Reconstruction Fund Corporation Bill 2023; Second Reading

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The question now is that the second reading amendment on sheet 1916, circulated by Senator Thorpe, be agreed to.

Senator Thorpe's circulated second reading amendment—

At the end of the motion, add ", but the Senate calls on the Government to:

(a) commit the National Reconstruction Fund Corporation to ensure that free, prior and informed consent of the First Nations Traditional Owners of the land has been followed and obtained by proponents and grant applicants when investing in major projects with environmental impacts,

(b) reflect this commitment in the Corporation's investment mandate; and

(c) commit to engaging closely with First Nations peoples impacted by the Corporation's investments over the course of the Corporation's work".

Question negatived.

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The question is that the bill be now read a second time.


Date and time: 4:52 PM on 2023-03-28
Senator Pocock's vote: Aye
Total number of "aye" votes: 34
Total number of "no" votes: 29
Total number of abstentions: 13
Related bill: National Reconstruction Fund Corporation Bill 2023

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