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Notice given 27 March 2003

439  Senator Stott Despoja: To move—That the Senate—

(a) notes that:

(i) body image is a serious concern for many women, particularly young women, in Australia,

(ii) body image concerns can result from unrealistic portrayals of  women throughout the media, and

(iii) concerns over body image are often connected to a number of health issues for women, including eating disorders, depression and low self esteem; and

(b) urges the Government to initiate a review into the effects of the media on the body image of young women.

440  Senator Brown: To move—That the Senate—

(a) recognising the north-east peninsula of Recherche Bay in Southern Tasmania as the meeting place of the D’Entrecasteaux scientific expedition and Indigenous Pallevar people in 1792-93;

(b) noting significant scientific studies carried out and discoveries made by the French expedition in this period; and

(c) also noting the plan to log the forests of the peninsula by Gunns Pty Ltd,

calls on the Federal Government to notify the Government of France of these events and circumstances and the range of possible outcomes.