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APPROPRIATION BILL (NO. 1) 1982-83

The Senate, according to Order, resolved itself into Committee for the further consideration of the Bill.

In the Committee

Schedule 2 further considered.

Group E- The following Votes were passed without requests: Divisions- 210-215 Capital Territory, $112,471,000 (after debate);

287-291 Employment and Industrial Relations, $414,709,000 (after debate);

430-436 National Development and Energy, $77,469,000 (after debate).

Group F- The following Votes were passed without requests: Divisions- 193-194 Aviation, $374,837,000 (after debate);

540-554 Science and Technology, $453,446,000;

664-668 Transport and Construction, $414,823,000;

245 Building and Works, (Defence) $123,000,000;

246 Repairs and Maintenance, (Defence) $72,000,000;

266 Buildings and Works, (Defence Support) $34,000,000;

267 Repairs and Maintenance, (Defence Support) $14,100,000 (after debate).

Group G- The following Votes were, by leave, taken together, debated and passed without requests: Divisions- 120-125 Aboriginal Affairs, $144,037,000;

325-329 Health, $491,792,000;

590-593 Social Security, $613,361,000;

248 Housing for Servicemen-Advances to States (Defence), $8,322,000;

690-693 Veterans' Affairs, $596,536,000.

Ordered-That the Temporary Chairman of Committees (Senator Coleman) report progress and ask leave to sit again.

The President resumed the Chair; and Senator Coleman reported that the Committee had considered the Bill, made progress and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered-That the Committee have leave to sit again at a later hour of the day.