Sydney Morning Herald: With barely one vote to spare, marine reserve patchwork was saved

The vote was about as close as they get in this Federal Parliament. It was 71 for keeping the system of marine reserves that had taken 20 years’ work to achieve, and 70 against.
Backing Labor were the independents Tony Windsor, Rob Oakeshott and Andrew Wilkie, plus Craig Thomson and the Greens’ Adam Bandt. Backing the Coalition’s disallowance motion were Bob Katter and Peter Slipper.
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