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PETITIONS

The following 7 petitions, lodged with the Clerk by the Senators indicated, were received:

Senators Chipp, Haines and Jessop, 3 petitions similar in wording, from 171, 83 and 195 petitioners, respectively, praying that the Senate reject the Australian Bill of Rights Bill 1985.

Senator Archer, from 123 petitioners praying that the Senate defer any action on the Australian Bill of Rights Bill 1985 for a period of 12 months.

Senator Jessop, from 37 petitioners praying that the Senate reject the Australian Bill of Rights and Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Bills.

Senator Michael Baume, from 2464 petitioners praying that the Senate prevent the Government from transferring Illawarra's television station, WIN TV, from VHF to UHF transmission.

Senator Vallentine, from 21 petitioners praying that the Senate ensure the protection of the Otway forests in Victoria and refuse any licence to export woodchips from the Otways.