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Notices of Motion were given, as follows- Senator Coleman: To move on the next day of sitting-That the following matter be referred to the Standing Committee on Trade and Commerce-The prospects of trade between Australia and China, with particular reference to: (a) existing trade between Australia and China;

(b) prospects of exports to China including: (i) goods,

(ii) services, and

(iii) technology;

(c) prospects of imports from China;

(d) impact of imports on local manufacturing industry;

(e) prospects for a re-direction of trade;

(f) economic and political considerations affecting trade with China;

(g) factors inhibiting trade development;

(h) identification and survey of key industries; and

(i) trade promotion and services.

Senator Missen: To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate- (a) notes the report and recommendations made by Senator Alan Missen to the Senate on 11 November 1982 relating to the Inter-Parliamentary Union Conference, held in Rome in September 1982; and

(b) urges the Australian Government and Parliament to enter into negotiations with the United States, Great Britain and other European and democratic states to secede from the Inter-Parliamentary Union and to form a new union of genuinely democratic parliamentary states, which will concentrate on the promotion of the parliamentary system and the adaptation of parliament to the needs of modern government.