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Friday, 22 February 1985
Page: 61


The DEPUTY PRESIDENT —I inform the Senate that Mr President has received letters from the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Chaney) nominating senators to vacancies on certain statutory authorities, caused by the resignation from the Senate of Senator Martin, as follows:

Senator Reid to be a member of the Advisory Council on Australian Archives; and

Senator Hill to be a member of the Council of the National Library of Australia.

Motion (by Senator Grimes)-by leave-agreed to:

(1) That, in accordance with the provisions of the Archives Act 1983, the Senate choose Senator Reid to be a member of the Advisory Council on Australian Archives till 7 June 1987, to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Senator Martin.

(2) That, in accordance with the provisions of the National Library Act 1960, the Senate elect Senator Hill to be a member of the Council of the National Library of Australia till 2 March 1987, to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Senator Martin.