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Thursday, 26 June 2008
Page: 3453


Senator BOB BROWN (Leader of the Australian Greens) (9:37 AM) —I move:

   That the Senate asks the Minister for Foreign Affairs (Mr Smith) to assess the memorandum of understanding between the Government of Timor Leste and GT Leste Biotech for a 100,000 hectare sugar plantation and ethanol plant to ensure Australian funds are not involved if there are adverse social or environmental consequences.

Question put.