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6       Notices

Senator Brown: To move on the next day of sitting—That the Senate—

    (a)   condemns Tasmania’s Liberal members and senators for failing to stand up for Tasmania in the face of savage cuts and broken promises by the Federal Liberal Government;

    (b)   notes the previous statement by the Tasmanian Treasurer, Mr Peter Gutwein, calling for the return of the funds, ‘We want our money back! We want our money back, $2.1 billion was taken from the state in last year’s Federal Budget’; and

     (c)   condemns the Federal Liberal Government for slashing $2.1 billion in funding for health and education to Tasmania. ( general business notice of motion no. 908 )

Senators Ludlam and Moore: To move on the next day of sitting—That the Senate—

    (a)   celebrates the 15th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (UNSCR 1325);

    (b)   recognises that women and girls are disproportionately affected by armed conflict, and that women’s participation in peace processes is vital to international peace and security;

     (c)   notes the inadequate implementation of UNSCR 1325 internationally, despite repeated commitments from parties to the resolution;

    (d)   calls:

                  (i)   for the prioritisation of ‘women, peace and security’ programming in Australian aid delivery, and

                 (ii)   on the Australian Government to update the Senate on concrete actions it has taken to implement UNSCR 1325; and

     (e)   notes the current independent interim review of the Australian National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2012-18. ( general business notice of motion no. 909 )

Senator Singh: To move on the next day of sitting—That the Senate—

    (a)   notes that:

                  (i)   Saturday, 24 October 2015, is World Polio Day,

                 (ii)   the world is now very close to eradicating polio completely, and

                (iii)   in 1988 there were 350 000 cases of polio worldwide while in 2015 there have been just 44;

    (b)   welcomes the fact that:

                  (i)   for the first time ever, the African continent no longer has any polio endemic countries, and

                 (ii)   by the end of this decade polio will be eradicated, making it only the second disease ever to be eradicated;

     (c)   supports the efforts of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative which has immunised 3 billion children globally since 1988, and spared 10 million children paralysis and deformity; and

    (d)   calls on the Australian Government to continue its support of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative that is critical to finishing the job of ending polio. ( general business notice of motion no. 910 )

Senator Hanson-Young: To move on the next day of sitting—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958 , and for related purposes. Migration Amendment (Free the Children) Bill 2015 . ( general business notice of motion no. 911 )

Senator Siewert: To move on the next day of sitting—That the Senate—

    (a)   notes that Australia has:

                  (i)   some of the world’s greatest marine natural resources, with rich biodiversity and unique species, and

                 (ii)   the potential for a world-leading system of marine reserves;

    (b)   recognises that scientific analysis predicts that marine food chains are at risk of collapse due to global warming, overfishing and pollution; and

     (c)   calls on the Turnbull Government to reinstate Australia’s system of marine reserves. ( general business notice of motion no. 912 )

Senator Canavan: To move on the next day of sitting—That the Senate notes:

    (a)   the important role freedom of speech plays in the exercise of public debate;

    (b)   that informed public debate requires the expression of different views, even if you disagree with them;

     (c)   that this nation has fought wars for democracy, for freedom of speech and for the right to protest; and

    (d)   that attempts by the Australian Greens and their supporters to introduce legislation banning peaceful protest from public areas is an attack on a fundamental right and should be opposed. ( general business notice of motion no. 913 )