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Thursday, 12 December 2002
Page: 7815

Senator BROWN (Tasmania) (9.38 a.m.)—I move:

That there be laid on the table by the Minister representing the Minister for Science, no later than 4 February 2003:

(a) all material, including advice, given to the Government, including the Prime Minister (Mr Howard), by the Chief Scientist or his office regarding funding or allocation of money or benefits to:

(i) the Rio Tinto Foundation for a Sustainable Minerals Industry,

(ii) any other Commonwealth funding to Rio Tinto,

(iii) the Australian Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Renewable Energy,

(iv) the CRC for Coal in Sustainable Development,

(v) the CRC for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (and its precursor, the Australian Petroleum CRC), and

(vi) the CRC for Clean Power from Lignite;

(b) the advice of the CRC committee to the Government on the above CRC's for the funding round announced by the Minister for Science (Mr McGauran) on 10 December, 2002; and

(c) the advice of the Chief Scientist and his office concerning carbon sequestration, clean coal and related energy matters in determining the National Science Priorities.

Question agreed to.