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Thursday, 12 September 1996
Page: 4185


Mr DEPUTY SPEAKER (Mr Jenkins) —Mr Acting Speaker has received a letter from the honourable member for Brand (Mr Beazley) proposing that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely:

The need for the government to commit itself to targets of employment, particularly in light of the concern arising from today's unemployment data which means that the aspirations of thousands of Australians, and particularly young people, for access to a job is made much more difficult.

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—