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Notice given 10 September 2003

575  Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Faulkner): To move—That the Senate notes with grave concern:

(a) the leaking of an Office of National Assessment (ONA) document dated December 2002 and classified top-secret AUSTEO;

(b) that material from the ONA classified report was published in an article by Mr Andrew Bolt in the Herald Sun of 23 June 2003;

(c) the failure to ensure immediate and thorough investigation of the circumstances surrounding this unprecedented leak; and

(d) the failure of the Prime Minister (Mr Howard) and other ministers to fully explain their involvement in this matter.