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Wednesday, 22 June 1994
Page: 1815


Senator WOODLEY —I give notice that, on the next day of sitting, I shall move:

  That the resolution of the Senate of 24 March 1994, referring issues relating to the Rural Adjustment Scheme to the Standing Committee on Rural and Regional Affairs, be modified as follows:

After paragraph (c), add the following paragraph:

"(d)examine through the exceptional circumstance provisions of the Rural Adjustment Act, the necessity to put additional support mechanisms in place for farmers in farming areas where soil type and/or rainfall and/or location prevent diversification".