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Tuesday, 12 June 1984
Page: 2849

Debate resumed from 7 June, on motion by Senator Gareth Evans:

That the Bills be now read a second time.

upon which Senator Dame Margaret Guilfoyle had moved by way of amendment:

At end of motion, add 'but in relation to the Income Tax Assessment Bill (No. 3 ) 1984 the Senate- (a) deplores the Bill's attack on the retirement aspirations of hundreds of thousands of ordinary Australians;

(b) notes the blatant breach of pre- and post-election commitments of the Prime Minister involved in the introduction of the Bill;

(c) condemns the privileged status conferred upon trade unions in relation to deposit funds, and

(d) regrets the Government's failure to produce a coherent approach to retirement security policy'.