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Resolutions Expressing Opinions of the Senate: 51 Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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51 Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The Senate ...

(a) agrees with the committee’s conclusion that the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) approach to the committee’s inquiry was incorrect and that the ABC and any summoned officers of the ABC should have answered the committee’s questions;

(b) asserts that the ABC and any other witnesses before Senate committees have an obligation to co-operate and to answer questions within the terms of reference of Senate standing committees and Senate estimates committees alike; ...

(19 November 1986 J.1424)

Note:   Part of a longer resolution taking note of a report by the Standing Committee on Education and the Arts.