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Wednesday, 25 February 1987
Page: 602


The PRESIDENT —I inform the Senate that I have received the following letter, dated 25 February, from Senator Archer:

Dear Mr President,

Pursuant to Standing Order No. 64, I give notice that today I propose to move-

`That, in the opinion of the Senate the following is a matter of urgency:

The need for the Hawke Government to reverse its high interest rate and high taxation policies which are having such a disastrous impact on home owners and prospective home owners throughout Australia.'

Yours sincerely,

Brian R. Archer

Senator for the State of Tasmania

Is the proposal supported?

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