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Thursday, 30 April 1987
Page: 2290


Madam SPEAKER —I have received a letter from the Deputy Leader of the National Party of Australia (Mr Hunt) proposing that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely:

The continuing fall in living standards of farming families, small business people and those living in regional Australia.

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-