Senate debates

Monday, 10 September 2012


Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Coal Mining Development) Bill 2012; In Committee

8:51 pm

Photo of Stephen ConroyStephen Conroy (Victoria, Australian Labor Party, Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate) Share this | Hansard source

Oh my goodness, the NBN! Senator Joyce, tragically, we have actually spent quite a considerable amount of time in the chamber already on these questions. I would invite you to go and read Hansard to save everybody else the pain of having to go through it again. As I have indicated—

Senator Heffernan interjecting—

and I cannot be responsible for Senator Heffernan—we have written to the states seeking views from the states. We have had this conversation already. If there are any more details about when it started or finished I will see if we have got that handy, but we have had a lengthy debate about this already.


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