I give notice that on the next day of sitting I shall move that
The Senate —
(i) the resounding defeat of the Barnett Government in Western Australia on March 11, 2017
(ii) the unnecessary, destructive land-clearing undertaken by Main Roads Department contractors at the site of the proposed Roe Highway project in the Beeliar Wetlands in contravention of state and federal approval conditions;
(iii) that the incoming McGowan Government has committed to cancel the project;
[b] Congratulates Aboriginal leaders, community organisers, local governments and local residents for their defiant and ultimately successful campaign to protect country and culture in the Beeliar Wetlands;
[c] Calls on the Government to ensure that Commonwealth funds worth $1.2 billion committed to the unwanted Roe Highway project are reallocated to public transport, rail freight upgrades and rehabilitation of the Roe Highway corridor.