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Wednesday, 10 October 1984
Page: 1512

To the Honourable the President and members of the Senate in the Parliament assembled. The petition of the undersigned taxpayers of Australia respectfully show that we deplore the use of taxation funds to allow privileges and travel entitlements for homosexual staff members of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation on the same basis as legally married couples.

As taxpayers, we humbly request that this decision be reversed immediately and our taxation contribution be used for more urgent needs, such as defence, housing, education, roads, transport and social security benefits.

And your petitioners as in duty bound will ever pray.