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Motion: Promoting a secular Parliament

Lee Rhiannon 27 Jul 2018

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Senator RHIANNON (New South Wales) (16:26): I move:

That the following matter be referred to the Procedure Committee for inquiry and report by 22 August 2018:

(a) the following proposed amendments to standing order 50:

(i) omit the heading, substitute, "50 Prayer or reflection and acknowledgement of country", and

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Motion: Discrimination based on Work and Descent

Senator RHIANNON (New South Wales) (15:45): I, and also on behalf of Senator Moore, move:

That the Senate—

(a) notes that:

   (i) over 260 million people across the globe, including around 210 million Dalits in South Asia, face Discrimination based on Work and Descent including caste and untouchability (DWD),

   (ii) as well as South Asia, significant communities also live in Japan (Burakumin), Africa, Latin America (Quilombo) and Europe (Romani),

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The Greens NSW

Lee Rhiannon 27 Jun 2018

Senator RHIANNON (New South Wales) (22:08): The Greens New South Wales is the party I joined in 1990, the party I'm very proud to be a member of, the party that has consistently shown what a well-organised, small, left-wing party can achieve.

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