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WHEAT MARKETING BILL 1984 WHEAT MARKETING AMENDMENT BILL 1984WHEAT TAX (PERMIT) BILL 1984WHEAT TAX (PERMIT) COLLECTION BILL 1984WHEAT RESEARCH AMENDMENT BILL 1984WHEAT TAX AMENDMENT BILL 1984

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Social Security (Senator Grimes)-That these Bills be now read a second time-And on the amendment moved thereto by the Leader of the National Party of Australia in the Senate (Senator Scott), viz: At end of motion, add '', but, in relation to the Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 1984, the Senate is of the opinion that- (a) the Board should be composed of: (i) a chairperson, who shall be a wheat grower at the time of his or her appointment, appointed by the Minister;

(ii) 2 wheat growers from each of the States of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia, representing the wheat growers of their respective States; and

(iii) not more than 4 other members appointed by the Minister because of their special skills or expertise in relation to the marketing of wheat;

(b) all moneys standing to the credit of the Wheat Finance Fund should be paid to the Board as soon as practicable; and

(c) in determining the price per tonne for standard white wheat for human consumption in Australia, the Minister should, in addition to the matters stated in sub-clause 32 (2), be required to consider any extra costs to the wheat industry in handling, storage and caretaking of wheat provided to the flour milling industry''.

Debate resumed.

Question-That the words proposed to be added be added-put.

The Senate divided

AYES, 27

Senators- Archer Baume Bjelke-Petersen Boswell Carrick, Sir John Chipp Crichton-Browne Durack Evans, Jack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Haines Hamer Hill Kilgariff (Teller) Lajovic MacGibbon Macklin Martin Mason Missen Rae, Peter Scott Teague Townley Walters Watson Withers

NOES, 24

Senators- Bolkus Childs Coates Coleman Cook Crowley Elstob Foreman Georges Giles Grimes Hearn Jones McClelland McIntosh (Teller) Maguire Primmer Ray, Robert Reynolds Richardson Robertson Sibraa Tate Zakharov

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Main Question, as amended, agreed to.

Bills read a second time.

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

In the Committee

Bills, by leave, taken as a whole, debated and agreed to.

Bills to be reported without amendment or requests.

The Acting Deputy-President (Senator Elstob) resumed the Chair; and the Chairman of Committees (Senator Hamer) reported accordingly.

On the motion of Senator Grimes the Report from the Committee was adopted, and the Bills read a third time.