Title SJ No 25 - 22 March 2011
RURAL AFFAIRS AND TRANSPORT REFERENCES COMMITTEE—REFERENCE
Database Senate Journals
Date 22-03-2011
Source Senate
Parl No. 43
Number 25
Page 0
System Id chamber/journals/20110322_SJ025/0017


SJ No 25 - 22 March 2011 - RURAL AFFAIRS AND TRANSPORT REFERENCES COMMITTEE—REFERENCE

RURAL AFFAIRS AND TRANSPORT REFERENCES COMMITTEE—REFERENCE

Senator Milne, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved business of the Senate notice of motion no. 1—That the following matters be referred to the Rural Affairs and Transport References Committee for inquiry and report by 8[nbsp ]April 2011:

 (a) the science underpinning the technical assumption that Apis cerana, the Asian honey bee, cannot be eradicated in Australia;

 (b) the science underpinning the assumption that the Asian honey bee will not spread throughout Australia;

 (c) the science relating to the impacts of the spread of the Asian honey bee on biodiversity, pollination and the European honey bee; and

 (d) the cost benefit of eradication of the Asian honey bee.

Question put and passed.