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AGAINST – Matters of Urgency - Gas Industry - Invest in gas

The majority voted against a motion introduced by Queensland Senator Susan McDonald (Nationals), which means it failed.

Motion text

That, in the opinion of the Senate, the following is a matter of urgency:

That the Senate reaffirms the need for investment to ensure future domestic gas supply and that the Government's axing of policies to increase supply, coupled with its internal divisions on gas market policy, will only drive gas prices higher.


Date and time: 5:39 PM on 2022-11-22
Senator Pocock's vote: No
Total number of "aye" votes: 26
Total number of "no" votes: 35
Total number of abstentions: 15

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