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Tuesday, 23 August 1983
Page: 22

Mr HODGMAN —I give notice that, on the next day of sitting, I shall move:

That this House condemns the Government for-

(1) its divisive action in commencing proceedings in the High Court of Australia against the State of Tasmania;

(2) the serious damage it has caused to the balance of powers in the Federation , and

(3) its persistent endeavours to forcibly impose centralism on the people of Australia