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BROADCASTING OF PARLIAMENTARY PROCEEDINGS-JOINT COMMITTEE

- Message from the House of Representatives: The following Message from the House of Representatives was reported: MR PRESIDENT, Message No. 50 The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate the following Resolution which was agreed to by the House of Representatives this day and requests the concurrence of the Senate therein: (1) That the following matters be referred to the Joint Committee on the Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings for inquiry and report: (a) the televising of the proceedings of the Houses of the Parliament and their committees in the present and the new Parliament House; and

(b) the radio broadcasting of the proceedings of the Houses of the Parliament and their committees including the continuous and simultaneous broadcasting of both Houses.

(2) That the committee, for any purposes related to this inquiry, have power to send for persons, papers and records.

House of Representatives, H. A. JENKINS, Canberra, 26 May 1983 Speaker The Leader of the Government (Senator Button) moved- (1) That the Senate concurs in the Resolution transmitted to the Senate by Message No. 50 of the House of Representatives relating to a reference to the Joint Committee on the Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings.

(2) That the foregoing Resolution be communicated to the House of Representatives by Message.

Question-put and passed.