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Wednesday, 29 June 1994
Page: 2330


Senator LEES (Deputy Leader of the Australian Democrats) (5.22 p.m.) —I will be congratulating Senator Forshaw on his first speech after we have debated these amendments. The first request that the Democrats will be pressing tackles the government on the question of equality. While this measure does afford some equality, it does not come as cheaply as the government is suggesting. We will therefore be persisting with this request.