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Wednesday, 23 March 1994
Page: 2019

  Debate resumed from 22 March, on motion by Senator Faulkner:

  That this bill be now read a second time.

upon which Senator Watson had moved by way of amendment:

At end of motion, add: ", but the Senate:

(a)condemns the Government for:

(i)its lack of concern for the many casual, part-time and itinerant workers whose superannuation benefits are eroded by taxes, fees and charges; and

(ii)extending the coverage of the Superannuation Guarantee Charge to contractors;

(b)calls on the Government to:

(i)modify the Superannuation Guarantee Charge system immediately so that it treats casual, part-time and itinerant workers fairly; and

(ii)exempt contractors from the provisions of the Superannuation Guarantee Charge legislation".