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Notice given 22 May 2001

912  Senator Brown: To move—That the Senate, on the 50th anniversary of China’s military takeover of Tibet, calls on Australian individuals, agencies and companies working in Tibet to ensure that they do not:

(a) deplete natural resources, with little or no benefit to the Tibetan people;

(b) facilitate the erosion of Tibetan culture and traditions;

(c) facilitate the migration and settlement of non-Tibetans into Tibet;

(d) negatively affect the sustainability of Tibet’s ecosystems;

(e) transfer ownership of Tibetan land and natural resources to non-Tibetans;

(f) initiate and operate projects without the participation of affected Tibetans; or

(g) facilitate large-scale, capital-intensive and commercial projects.