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NOTICES OF MOTION

Notices of Motion were given, as follows- The Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Chipp): That, on the next day of sitting, he would move-That leave be given to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Petroleum Retail Marketing Sites Act 1980.

Senator Ryan: That, on the next day of sitting, she would move-That the Fire Brigade (Administration) (Amendment) Ordinance 1982, as contained in Australian Capital Territory Ordinance No. 21 of 1982, and made under the Seat of Government (Administration) Act 1910, be disallowed.

Senator Foreman: That, on the next day of sitting, he would move-That the Senate : (a) condemns the Fraser Government for its total mismanagement of the Australian economy, which has resulted in: (i) the highest level of unemployment in Australia's history,

(ii) an increase in unemployment over the last 12 months of 82 000, which has taken the current level of unemployment to 475 000,

(iii) an expected increase in the level of unemployment in 1982-83 of at least 150 000, which will take the unemployment rate close to 9 per cent, and

(iv) the erosion of job opportunities, particularly in our manufacturing industries, as evidenced by the retrenchment of a further 2500 workers at Broken Hill Pty Co. Ltd announced on 15 September 1982; and

(b) calls upon the Government to implement immediately a direct job creation program in view of its dismal failure to provide the necessary stimulus to create permanent jobs in the private sector.

Senator Macklin: That, on the next day of sitting, he would move-That the Senate : (a) recognises the problems that ex-servicemen are encountering due to their service in support of the nuclear tests conducted at Emu Field, Maralinga and Monte Bello between 1953 and 1958;

(b) supports the efforts of the Regular Defence Forces Welfare Association and the Australian Nuclear Veterans Association to gain recognition for those veterans and, in some cases, their widows; and

(c) considers that the best method of compensation for their disabilities would be to grant them cover of the Repatriation Act for their service during the period of the nuclear weapons test program in Australia.