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Notice given 10 November 2005

317  Senator Murray: To move—That the Senate—

(a) notes that:

(i) Senator Calvert, in his capacity as a senator for Tasmania, has written to the Prime Minister (Mr Howard) suggesting that the question of regularising daylight saving and examining time zones be listed for discussion at the next Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting, and

(ii) Australia’s time zones date from the 1880s and that individual approaches by states and territories to daylight saving have a significant, continuing and detrimental economic impact on Australian commerce and communications; and

(b) supports the call for this important matter to be discussed at COAG as an important step in examining this economic handicap, and urges the Prime Minister to raise this important matter of reform with the Premiers and Chief Ministers of the states and territories.

319  Senators Humphries, McLucas and Murray: To move—That the Senate requests the Government of the Australian Capital Territory:

(a) to note the response of the Commonwealth Government of 10 November 2005 to the Community Affairs References Committee’s reports:

(i)  Forgotten Australians: A report on Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care as children , and

(ii)  Protecting vulnerable children: A national challenge: Inquiry into Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care ; and

(b) in view of the fact that a number of the recommendations affect the states and territories, to advise the Senate of its response to the recommendations in the reports.

320  Senators Humphries, McLucas and Murray: To move—That the Senate requests the Government of the Northern Territory:

(a) to note the response of the Commonwealth Government of 10 November 2005 to the Community Affairs References Committee’s reports:

(i)  Forgotten Australians: A report on Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care as children , and

(ii)  Protecting vulnerable children: A national challenge: Inquiry into Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care ; and

(b) in view of the fact that a number of the recommendations affect the states and territories, to advise the Senate of its response to the recommendations in the reports.

 

 321  Senators Humphries, McLucas and Murray: To move—That the Senate requests the Government of New South Wales:

(a) to note the response of the Commonwealth Government of 10 November 2005 to the Community Affairs References Committee’s reports:

(i)  Forgotten Australians: A report on Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care as children , and

(ii)  Protecting vulnerable children: A national challenge: Inquiry into Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care ; and

(b) in view of the fact that a number of the recommendations affect the states and territories, to advise the Senate of its response to the recommendations in the reports.

322  Senators Humphries, McLucas and Murray: To move—That the Senate requests the Government of Queensland:

(a) to note the response of the Commonwealth Government of 10 November 2005 to the Community Affairs References Committee’s reports:

(i)  Forgotten Australians: A report on Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care as children , and

(ii)  Protecting vulnerable children: A national challenge: Inquiry into Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care ; and

(b) in view of the fact that a number of the recommendations affect the states and territories, to advise the Senate of its response to the recommendations in the reports.

323  Senators Humphries, McLucas and Murray: To move—That the Senate requests the Government of South Australia:

(a) to note the response of the Commonwealth Government of 10 November 2005 to the Community Affairs References Committee’s reports:

(i)  Forgotten Australians: A report on Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care as children , and

(ii)  Protecting vulnerable children: A national challenge: Inquiry into Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care ; and

(b) in view of the fact that a number of the recommendations affect the states and territories, to advise the Senate of its response to the recommendations in the reports.

324  Senators Humphries, McLucas and Murray: To move—That the Senate requests the Government of Tasmania:

(a) to note the response of the Commonwealth Government of 10 November 2005 to the Community Affairs References Committee’s reports:

(i)  Forgotten Australians: A report on Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care as children , and

(ii)  Protecting vulnerable children: A national challenge: Inquiry into Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care ; and

(b) in view of the fact that a number of the recommendations affect the states and territories, to advise the Senate of its response to the recommendations in the reports.

 

 325  Senators Humphries, McLucas and Murray: To move—That the Senate requests the Government of Victoria:

(a) to note the response of the Commonwealth Government of 10 November 2005 to the Community Affairs References Committee’s reports:

(i)  Forgotten Australians: A report on Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care as children , and

(ii)  Protecting vulnerable children: A national challenge: Inquiry into Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care ; and

(b) in view of the fact that a number of the recommendations affect the states and territories, to advise the Senate of its response to the recommendations in the reports.

326  Senators Humphries, McLucas and Murray: To move—That the Senate requests the Government of Western Australia:

(a) to note the response of the Commonwealth Government of 10 November 2005 to the Community Affairs References Committee’s reports:

(i)  Forgotten Australians: A report on Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care as children , and

(ii)  Protecting vulnerable children: A national challenge: Inquiry into Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care ; and

(b) in view of the fact that a number of the recommendations affect the states and territories, to advise the Senate of its response to the recommendations in the reports.