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Wednesday, 7 September 1983
Page: 483

Discussion of Matter of Public Importance


Mr SPEAKER —I have received a letter from the Deputy Leader of the Opposition ( Mr Howard) proposing that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely:

The threat posed to parental freedom of choice in education by the government's funding decisions.

I call upon those members who approve of the proposed discussion to rise in their places.

More than the number of members required by the Standing Orders having risen in their places-