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Wednesday, 24 August 1994
Page: 164

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

  That the Senate—

  (a)notes the announcement by the Queensland Minister for Transport (Mr Hamill) on 23 August 1994 that the Gulf development road through the Daintree Forest will be sealed, in an action roundly criticised by the Labor Party previously when it was in Opposition; and

  (b)applauds the decision, in so far as the project protects the environment and enhances regional development.