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The Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce (Senator Button): To move on the next day of sitting-That leave be given to introduce a Bill for an Act to enact certain transitional provisions and make certain amendments in consequence of the enactment of the Customs Administration Act 1985, and for related purposes.

Senator Macklin: To move on the next day of sitting-

(1) That, where a Bill is introduced by a Minister, or is received from the House of Representatives, after 30 May 1986, and a motion is moved for the second reading of the Bill, debate on that motion shall be taken to be adjourned upon the conclusion of the speech of the Senator moving the motion, and the resumption of the debate shall be made an Order of the Day for the first day of sitting in August 1986, without any Question being put.

(2) That this Order cease to have effect at the commencement of the first day of sitting in August 1986.

Senator Kilgariff:

No. 1-To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate, in view of the-

(a) strongly held desire of the majority of Australians that the present Australian flag be retained; and

(b) need to ensure that any change to the flag is put to a referendum,

calls upon the Federal Government to proceed to debate Senator Durack's Flags Amendment Bill 1984 in the House of Representatives, without further delay.

No. 2-To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate, in view of the-

(a) several million dollars already outlayed for the re-development of Darwin Airport, in the capital city of the Northern Territory;

(b) grossly inadequate facilities for domestic and international travellers provided by the Airport;

(c) outstanding efforts of the Northern Territory Government and private enterprise in the Northern Territory in developing multi-million dollar tourist facilities, which are being cancelled out by the poor impression left in the minds of travellers and international airline operators by the Darwin Airport; and

(d) failure of the Federal Government to report on its re-appraisal of the airport re-development within the 6 months the re-appraisal was expected to take,

calls upon the Federal Government to recognise the need to proceed without delay with the re-development of Darwin Airport, and urges the Government to re-commence the project forthwith.

No. 3-To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate, in view of the heavy reliance by outback and remote region pilots on the face-to-face services provided by regional meteorological services and the potential danger to pilots and their passengers as a result of diminished access to reliable and up-to-date warnings of hazardous local weather conditions, which will result from the planned reduction in services and eventual closures of a number of regional meteorological services, calls upon the Federal Government to defer its decision to close these stations until such time as an inquiry into the safety implications for pilots and air travellers is held, and the Government is able to assure the Senate that these people will not be put at risk by the current proposals.