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DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE

The Deputy-President informed the Senate that Senator Messner had proposed that a matter of public importance be submitted to the Senate for discussion, viz: ""The trade union domination of the Government, particularly on the superannuation issue, to the detriment of the Australian community''.

And at least 4 Senators having risen in support of the proposed discussion-

The Deputy-President called upon Senator Messner to speak.

Discussion ensued.

Ordered-That the business of the day be called on.

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