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Tuesday, 26 February 1985
Page: 207


Senator GARETH EVANS (Minister for Resources and Energy)(5.53) —I move:

Leave out all words after 'That', insert:

'(1) The Senate is of the opinion that continued access by visiting allied war ships, within the framework of appropriate safety and environmental controls as laid down by successive Australian Governments, is essential for the effective operation of the ANZUS Alliance.

(2) The Senate is further of the view that Australia's membership of the ANZUS Alliance has a significant role to play in advancing Australia's influence in disarmament forums.'.