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Monday, 18 November 2002
Page: 6633

Senator TROETH (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry) (6:01 PM) — I have already pointed out that the government believes that membership of the committee is already open to any of those individuals that the minister considers to have appropriate qualifications and experience. I will not repeat my earlier remarks. We will not be opposing this amendment, but we reiterate the fact that we believe that it is unnecessary.