Queensland Floods

I, and also on behalf of Senators O’Sullivan, Stoker, Macdonald, Canavan, Moore, Watt, Ketter, Chisholm and Hanson, move: That the Senate— (a) recognises the severe impact that flooding in North Queensland and the Gulf region has had on families, businesses,...

Crocodiles

I move: That the Senate— (a) notes the threat that crocodiles pose to humans, livestock and aquaculture in Central, North and Far North Queensland; (b) recognises that, whilst it is always an admirable goal to protect and conserve wildlife species, measures to...

Hervey Bay Seafood Festival

I move: That the Senate— (a) takes note of the importance of the fishing industry to the Queensland economy, which was worth $294 million in 2015-16, and the particular significance of this industry to Queensland’s coastal towns; (b) notes the excellent occasion...

Maldives

I move: That the Senate— (a) notes: (i) the recent Maldivian presidential election held on 23 September 2018, and (ii) that His Excellency Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, candidate for the Maldivian Democratic Party and, as part of a coalition of opposition parties, was...

Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges

I move: That the Senate— (a) recognises that Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges provide vital skills to graduates, and contribute to the viability of the Queensland agricultural sector as a whole, which employs over 57,000 people in the agriculture, forestry...

Queensland Hotels and Pubs

I move: That the Senate— (a) recognises the hardships faced by rural and remote towns in Queensland, which range from the physical threats of harsh droughts and bushfires, to the mental health threats associated with isolation such as depression and loneliness; (b)...