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Tuesday, 24 June 2003
Page: 17311


The DEPUTY SPEAKER (Hon. I.R. Causley)—I present the report of the Selection Committee relating to private members' business on Monday, 11 August 2003. The report will be printed in today's Hansard and the items accorded priority for debate will be published in the Notice Paper for the next sitting.

The report read as follows—

Report relating to the consideration of private Members' business on Monday, 11 August 2003

Pursuant to standing order 331, the Selection Committee has determined the order of precedence and times to be allotted for consideration of private Members' business on Monday, 11 August 2003. The order of precedence and the allotments of time determined by the Committee are as follows:

PRIVATE MEMBERS' BUSINESS

Order of precedence

Notices

1 Mr P. E. King to move:

That this House:

(1) notes the importance to Australian families who are new home buyers of clear and fair arrangements for the entry into mortgages;

(2) notes the recent calls by industry leaders for legislation for the finance broking industry to put in place an accredited licensing scheme; and

(3) commends the Commonwealth Gov-ern-ment and Australia's mortgage finance industry for their cooperative action in identifying measures including uniform legislation. (Notice given 27 March 2003.)

Time allotted30 minutes.

Speech time limits

Mover of motion10 minutes.

First Opposition Member speaking5 minutes.

Other Members5 minutes each.

[Proposed Members speaking = 1 x 10 mins, 4 x 5 mins]

The Committee determined that con-sider-ation of this matter should continue on a future day.

2 Ms O'Byrne to move:

That this House:

(1) notes the pivotal role undertaken by the Australian Maritime College in pro-viding maritime education and research;

(2) further notes the high standard of training the College provides overseas students; and

(3) calls upon the Government to act immed-iately to honour its election commitment regarding university status for the College. (Notice given 2 Dec-ember 2002.)

Time allotted20 minutes.

Speech time limits

Mover of motion5 minutes.

First Government Member speaking5 minutes.

Other Members5 minutes each.

[Proposed Members speaking = 4 x 5 mins]

The Committee determined that consid-eration of this matter should continue on a future day.

3 Mr Baird to move:

That this House:

(1) commends the Australian Government on its efforts to support the local film industry;

(2) recognises the cultural and economic contribution that the Australian film industry makes to the nation; and

(3) acknowledges the excellence of the film industry training centres in Australia. (Notice given 27 March 2003.)

Time allottedremaining private Members' business time prior to 1.45 p.m.

Speech time limits

Mover of motion10 minutes.

First Opposition Member speaking5minutes.

Other Members5 minutes each.

[Proposed Members speaking = 1 x 10 mins, 3 x 5 mins]

The Committee determined that considera-tion of this matter should continue on a future day.

4 Ms George to move:

That this House:

(1) notes that people from poorer socio-economic backgrounds commonly experience barriers to accessing dental health care;

(2) recognises the adverse impact of the abolition of the Commonwealth Dental Health Program on people who cannot afford private dental care;

(3) recognises that poor dental health has implications for other medical con-ditions such as heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, respiratory disease and cancer; and

(4) recognises that dental health is a matter that warrants the intervention of the Federal Government. (Notice given 19 June 2003.)

Time allotted30 minutes.

Speech time limits

Mover of motion10 minutes.

First Government Member speaking5 minutes.

Other Members5 minutes each.

[Proposed Members speaking = 1 x 10 mins, 4 x 5 mins]

The Committee determined that con-sideration of this matter should continue on a future day.

5 Mr Hunt to move:

That this House:

(1) deplores the damaging and destructive environmental impact of 142 ocean outfalls throughout Australia which are dumping treated and untreated sewage on our coastlines;

(2) notes the associated risks to human health, sustainable aquaculture and fish-eries from the dumping of sewage into our coastal areas;

(3) condemns the annual waste of over 1.5 trillion litres of water throughout Aust-ralia resulting from the practice of dumping waste water rather than reusing it;

(4) calls upon the States to commit to the goal of ending all ocean outfall in Australia by the year 2025 and to adopt policies to achieve that goal;

(5) calls upon all local water boards to commit to the goal of ending all ocean outfall in Australia by the end of 2025 and to adopt policies to achieve that goal; and

(6) calls upon the Federal Government to assist the States by helping coordinate a National Ocean Outfall Strategy aimed at coordinating the ending of all ocean outfall in Australia by the year 2025. (Notice given 5 June 2003.)

Time allottedremaining private Members' business time.

Speech time limits

Mover of motion10 minutes.

First Opposition Member speaking5 minutes.

Other Members5 minutes each.

[Proposed Members speaking = 1 x 10 mins, 4 x 5 mins]

The Committee determined that con-sidera-tion of this matter should continue on a future day.