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Wednesday, 24 November 1999
Page: 12534

Mr SPEAKER —I have received a letter from the honourable member for Dobell proposing that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely:

The damage being done to Australia's future as a Knowledge Nation by government cuts and damaging taxes on education, science and research.

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—