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NOTICES OF MOTION

Notices of Motion were given, as follows- Senator Foreman: That, on the next day of sitting, he would move-That the Senate- (a) condemns the previous South Australian Premier, Mr Tonkin, and his former Liberal Government for their total neglect of the State's ailing manufacturing industries and their failure to act to stop the job rot;

(b) notes with concern the latest series of retrenchments in South Australia which were obviously held off until after the State election;

(c) gives its full support to the new Labor Premier of South Australia, Mr Bannon, in his efforts to assist in the revitalisation of the State's manufacturing industries; and

(d) calls upon the Federal Government to give urgent consideration to Mr Bannon' s request for emergency aid to assist the State's ailing manufacturing sector.

The Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Button): That, on the next day of sitting, he would move-That the Senate condemns the Government's policies which have led to serious unemployment and failed to ensure the continued employment of workers at Patience and Nicholsons of Maryborough, Victoria, and industries critical to the employment welfare of Ballarat.

Senator Siddons: No. 1-That, on the next day of sitting, he would move-That the Senate requests the Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations to initiate a new program for young people aged 16 to 21 years to alleviate the worst effects of unemployment in this age group by: (a) the introduction of permanent part-time work without penalty in the form of reduced unemployment benefits;

(b) encouraging businesses and unions to co-operate in making at least one work place per enterprise available, worked on a roster basis, for young unemployed people; and

(c) providing many more part-time and full-time educational and training opportunities for unemployed people.

No. 2-That, on the next day of sitting, he would move-That the Senate requests the Minister for Industry and Commerce to immediately refer the question of assistance to the commercial vehicle components industry and other threatened industries to the Temporary Assistance Authority.

Senator McLaren: That, on the next day of sitting, he would move-That the Senate: (a) congratulates those electors of South Australia who, on Saturday, 6 November 1982, voted for the election of the Bannon Labor Government; and

(b) condemns those South Australian employers who deliberately delayed announcing the retrenchment of workers in industry until two days after the State election for the sole purpose of trying to prop up the Tonkin Liberal Government-a government which had presided over the highest unemployment and worst economic down-turn in South Australia since the depression of the 1930s.

Notices of motion withdrawn: Senator McLaren withdrew General Business, Notices of Motion Nos 5, 8, 11, 19, 44, 45, 46, 52, 54, 64 and 68, standing in his name, relating to matters concerning South Australia.

Notice of Motion-Intention to withdraw: Senator Robertson, at the request of Senator Ryan, gave notice of Senator Ryan's intention, on the next day of sitting at giving Notices of Motion, to withdraw Business of the Senate, Notice of Motion No. 1 for two sitting days hence, standing in her name, to disallow 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.