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Monday, 2 December 2002
Page: 6859

Senator ALLISON (Victoria) (4.37 p.m.)—I move:

That the Senate—

(a) notes that, in the week beginning 17 November 2002, the Australian Medical Association called on the Federal Government to ratify the Kyoto Protocol on climate change as an important first step in reducing greenhouse gas emissions;

(b) calls on the Government to assess the future costs of predicted increases in disease from vector-born diseases; and

(c) again urges the Government to ratify the Kyoto Protocol and increase efforts to abate greenhouse emissions.

Question agreed to.