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PETITION

The following petition, lodged with the Clerk by Senator Waters, was received:

From 6 101 petitioners, requesting that the Senate consider future generations when making decisions on environment protections and oppose any moves to weaken national environment laws or to transfer federal environmental responsibilities to state governments.

Document: Senator Siewert, by leave, tabled the following document:

 Environment—White sharks—Petitioning document from 16 393 signatories relating to the protection of the white shark.

Document: Senator Boyce, by leave, tabled the following document:

 Health—Petitioning document from 45 signatories relating to the recognition of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder as a disability.

Statement by leave: Senator Boyce, by leave, made a statement relating to the matter.