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FOR – Matters of Urgency - Global Biodiversity Framework - End native forest logging

The majority voted against a motion introduced by South Australian Senator Sarah Hanson-Young (Greens), which means it failed.

Motion text

That in order to meet the targets of the Global Biodiversity Framework agreed to at COP15 in December 2022, including conserving 30% of land and sea and halting extinction by 2030, the Government must put an immediate end to native forest logging and the destruction of habitat for new coal and gas projects.


Date and time: 6:26 PM on 2023-02-07
Senator Pocock's vote: Aye
Total number of "aye" votes: 13
Total number of "no" votes: 27
Total number of abstentions: 36

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