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FEDERATED SHIP PAINTERS AND DOCKERS UNION-ROYAL COMMISSION- GOVERNMENT RESPONSE-MINISTERIAL STATEMENT-PAPER

The Minister for Resources and Energy (Senator Gareth Evans), by leave, made a statement responding to the Reports of the Royal Commission on the activities of the Federated Ship Painters and Dockers Union, and tabled the following Paper: Federated Ship Painters and Dockers Union-Royal Commission-Schedule of Government's Responses to Costigan Royal Commission Recommendations.

Senator Gareth Evans, by leave, moved-That the Senate take note of the Statement.

Debate ensued.

Question-put and passed.

Pursuant to Sessional Order, consideration of Government Papers was called on.