"The Coalition has been trying to destabilise this whole campaign, creating furphies and spreading disinformation and now we have the Independents flip-flopping all over the place." Leader of the Australian Greens, Senator Christine Milne said
"The Greens will not be flip-flopping. The community wants an outcome. If this mess can't be resolved in the Lower House then we will pass it through the Senate and send it straight back to the House."
"Already we have seen fisheries depleted around the world because of super trawlers, wreaking havoc not on the marine ecosystem but also fishing communities along the coasts." Senator Peter Whish-Wilson said.