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Tuesday, 16 April 1985
Page: 1041

The DEPUTY PRESIDENT —Mr President has received a letter from Senator Peter Rae proposing that a matter of public importance be submitted to the Senate for discussion, namely:

The failure of the Prime Minister and the Government to respond clearly and firmly to the depreciation of the Australian dollar.

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-