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Thursday, 26 March 1987
Page: 1423


Senator NEWMAN(6.28) —I would like the Minister to obtain that information, if possible. This debate will obviously be adjourned shortly. I think that that information should be available do the Committee during this debate, and I would ask that it be obtained. Further, as the Minister indicated, no matter what the cost, it will be large. Could he advise why the Government has acknowledged the fact that it is merely an element in the decision-making process and has not simply grasped the nettle, made the decision and worn the consequences?