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ENVIRONMENT—HOME INSULATION SAFETY PROGRAM—FOIL INSULATION SAFETY PROGRAM—ORDER FOR PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS

Senator Birmingham, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 130—That there be laid on the table, no later than noon on Thursday, 25 November 2010:

 (a) the full rate of defects discovered under both the Home Insulation Safety Program and the Foil Insulation Safety Program, including:

  (i) the number and percentage of roofs found to be unsafe,

  (ii) the number and percentage of roofs found to be faulty or substandard,

  (iii) the number and percentage of roofs found to be flawed, unsafe or substandard in any way,

  (iv) the number and percentage of roofs rectified,

  (v) the cost of repairing the faulty, substandard or unsafe insulation, and

  (vi) the total amount of money paid by the Australian Government to insulation companies for faulty, substandard, flawed or unsafe insulation; and

 (b) information on the asbestos problem discovered under the Home Insulation Program, in particular:

  (i) the number of roofs containing asbestos that received insulation,

  (ii) any specific warnings of asbestos risk given to installers prior to fitting the insulation, and

  (iii) steps being taken to manage the asbestos risk for safety inspectors assessing roofs.

Question put and passed.