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Friday, 28 November 1986
Page: 4037

(Question No. 4744)

Mr Burr asked the Prime Minister, upon notice, on 8 October 1986:

Will he take action to have a Standing Committee on Science and Technology appointed.

Mr Hawke —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

The Government supports the establishment of a Committee along the lines of proposals for a Standing Committee on Science and Technology. The Government is currently examining the Committee structure as a whole to ensure it reflects current issues and will consider the establishment of such a committee during this process.