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Tuesday, 18 October 1983
Page: 1831


Mr SPEAKER —I have received letters from the Leader of the Opposition (Mr Peacock) and the honourable member for Petrie (Mr Wells) proposing that definite matters of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion today. As required by standing order 107, I have selected the matter which, in my opinion, is the most urgent and important; that is, that proposed by the Leader of the Opposition, namely:

The Hawke Government's endorsement of high and rising unemployment as inevitable.

I call upon those members who approve of the proposed discussion to rise in their places.

More than the number of members required by the Standing Orders having risen in their places-