Greens whale-saver bill goes to Opposition
A bill to ensure that if future whaling occurs in Australia's whale sanctuaries - either off Australia or Antarctica - a policing vessel is on the scene has been sent to the Opposition.
The Bill is simple amendment to the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act which inserts a new section:
Schedule 1-Amendment of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
1. After section 236
236A Monitoring foreign whaling vessels