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NOTICES

Notices of Motion were given, as follows-

Senator Brownhill: To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate-

(a) notes with concern the actions of the Australian Workers' Union and the Builders Labourers' Federation which, because of their dispute at the Newcastle grain silos are threatening the export of the 1985 Australian wheat harvest; and

(b) calls on the Federal Government to intervene to force the 2 unions to stop their industrial sabotage and return to work.

Senator Vallentine: To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate-

(a) condemns the Federal Government's plans to expand the submarine and port facilities at Jervis Bay, with the probable increase in visits by nuclear-powered and armed warships and submarines, and the increased danger such visits will pose to the population, both as a safety hazard and as a nuclear target, as well as the social and environmental problems such visits will cause;

(b) condemns the consequences of such visits as part of the increased militarization of the region and Australia's role as part of the United States' nuclear war fighting capability;

(c) criticizes the plans of the Department of Defence to establish a munitions dump at Jervis Bay on land proposed as part of a national park system;

(d) deplores the irreparable environmental damage these proposals and plans for Jervis Bay, including the dredging of Hare Bay, will have on the unique marine and foreshore ecosystem of the area;

(e) calls on the Department of Defence, the Royal Australian Navy, the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and other relevant Commonwealth and State agencies to enter into a process of full consultation with local councils and community groups, especially the affected Aboriginal people, prior to any decision being made;

(f) calls for the dedication of already proposed national parks, nature and marine reserves and the preparation of a Regional Environmental Plan for State lands within the environs of Jervis Bay;

(g) requests the equivalent planning for the Commonwealth lands of Jervis Bay which would include details of Department of Defence intentions and management proposals for natural areas and that management practices for all conservation areas in or near Jervis Bay be co-ordinated; and

(h) demands that no nuclear materials be stored or used in or near Jervis Bay and no nuclear-armed or powered warships, submarines or aircraft be allowed into Jervis Bay.