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Thursday, 17 November 1983
Page: 2845


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

That this House-

notes with concern that

(1) the introduction of Medicare will cause an artificial reduction in the Consumer Price Index and this will adversely affect the millions of pensioners and beneficiaries whose income is linked to the CPI, and

(2) condemns the Government for its failure to recognise these facts and to take remedial action.