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Senate backs Greens' motion on Perth light rail

The Senate has supported Scott's motion, calling on the Abbott Government reallocate the $500 million previously allocated to the Perth Light Rail and the Airport Rail Link projects.

Motion Text:

Senator LUDLAM (Western Australia) (11:31): I seek leave to amend general business notice of motion No. 663 standing in my name for today. It relates to Perth light rail-getting that project back on track.

Leave granted.

Senator LUDLAM: I move the motion as amended:

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Environmental and Heritage Impacts of Airport Extension on Munday Swamp Questioned

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

Question No. 826

Senator Ludlam asked the Minister representing the Minister for the Environment, in writing, on 2 September 2014:

With reference to the answers to Questions on notice no. 316 and 628 relating to the environmental and Indigenous heritage values of Munday Swamp located at Perth Airport in

Western Australia:

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