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Larissa Waters calls for a moratorium on new dredging approvals in the Great Barrier Reef

Larissa's motion:

That the Senate—

   (a)   notes that:

      (i)   a recent Galaxy poll found 88 per cent of Queenslanders oppose offshore dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, and

      (ii)   the Government has approved offshore dumping of over 22 million cubic metres of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area in the past 5 years; and

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