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APPROPRIATION BILL (NO. 1)1985-86

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

In the Committee

Schedule 2 further considered.

Group E-

Divisions 230-244, Department of Defence, $5,739,612,000, further debated and passed without requests.

Group F-

Divisions 690-694, Department of Veterans' Affairs, $900,732,000, passed without requests.

Divisions 664-668, Department of Transport, $176,363,000, passed without requests.

Divisions 193-194, Department of Aviation, $443,734,000, debated and passed without requests.

The following Votes were debated and passed without requests:

Divisions-...$

620-628

Territories...

181,715,000

249

National Capital Development Commission (Defence)...

1,331,000

The following Votes were, by leave, taken together and debated:

Divisions-...$

400-403

Local Government and Administrative Services...

535,978,000

250

Rent (Defence)...

70,776,000

252

Acquisition of Sites and Buildings (Defence)...

41,763,000

Senator Reid moved-That the Committee, having considered the Report of Estimates Committee F, recommends-That the following matter be referred to the Standing Committee on Finance and Government Operations: The delay in the disposal of the Customs House, Wiltona Hostel, and Rifle Range, Williamstown, Victoria.

Debate ensued.

Question-put and passed.

Votes further debated and passed without requests.

Schedule 2 passed.

Remainder of Bill, by leave, taken as a whole and passed without requests.

Bill to be reported without requests, but with a Resolution containing a recommendation.

The Deputy-President resumed the Chair; and the Temporary Chairman of Committees (Senator Colston) reported that the Committee had considered the Bill and had agreed to the following:

(1) That the Bill be reported without requests.

(2) That the Committee, having considered the Reports of Estimates Committees, recommends-That the following matter be referred to the Standing Committee on Finance and Government Operations: The delay in the disposal of the Customs House, Wiltona Hostel, and Rifle Range, Williamstown, Victoria.

On the motion of the Minister for Community Services (Senator Grimes) the Report from the Committee was adopted, and the Bill read a third time.