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Great Koala Protected Area Bill 2021 – Second Reading Debate

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On the evening of 8 June 2022, the Great Koala Protected Area Bill 2021 was debated in the New South Wales Upper House.

Parliament House NSW

The debate demonstrates the complexities and many of the fundamental points of disagreement relating to the protection of koalas in New South Wales.

Speakers:

  • The Hon. Peter Poulos – pp 65-66 – against the Bill
  • The Hon. Penny Sharpe – pp 67-69 – against the Bill
  • Ms Sue Higginson – pp 69-70 – for the Bill
  • The Hon. Catherine Cusack – pp 70-73 – for the Bill
  • The Hon. Mark Pearson – pp 73-74 – for the Bill
  • The Hon. Mark Banasiak – pp 74-76 – against the Bill
  • The Hon. Wes Fang – pp 76-77 – against the Bill
  • The Hon. Emma Hurst – pp 77-78 – for the Bill
  • The Hon. Scott Barrett – 78-79 – against the Bill
  • Mr Justin Field – pp 79-82 – 79-82
  • Ms Cate Faehrmann – pp 82-82 – for the Bill

Hansard for Great Koala Protected Area Bill 2021, Second Reading Debate, June 2022. Source: Parliament of New South Wales

The motion to read the Bill a second time was defeated, with 7 for and 30 against.

The extracts from Hansard are © State of New South Wales through the Parliament of New South Wales.

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