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Wednesday, 31 August 1994
Page: 620


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

  That the Senate—

  (a)notes the inevitable fact that as long as Australia continues to run a current account deficit, that deficit will have to be covered either by borrowing from foreigners or by selling them part of the farm; and

  (b)condemns the Government for its failure to acknowledge the seriousness of Australia's balance of payments problems and to take the necessary actions to address it.