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Monday, 25 March 1985
Page: 705


The PRESIDENT —I have received a letter from Senator Jones proposing that a matter of public importance be submitted to the Senate for discussion, namely:

The need for the Federal Government to alert the International Labour Organisation to the breaches of international conventions by the Queensland Government, and take all possible steps available to it to work towards a reversal of the dangerous industrial relations situation in that State.

I call upon those senators who approve of the proposed discussion to rise in their places.

More than the number of senators required by the Standing Orders having risen in their places-