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PETITIONS

The following 6 petitions, lodged with the Clerk by the Senators

indicated, were received:

Senator Bell, from 43 petitioners requesting that the Senate endorse

the December 1995 deadline established by the London Dumping

Convention to end the dumping of jarosite at sea.

Senator Chamarette, from 32 petitioners requesting that the Senate

take action to end the policy of detaining asylum seekers and to

release those asylum seekers still being held in Department of

Immigration Processing Centres.

Senator Chamarette, from 58 petitioners requesting that the Senate

take action to withdraw from any treaty or agreement with Indonesia

which will lead to the export of uranium and to develop safe and

sustainable energy generation technologies.

Senator Kemp, from 8 petitioners requesting that the Senate ensure

that the Australian national flag is not changed or replaced without

first being voted upon and approved by the people of Australia in a

national poll.

Senator Kemp, from 4 petitioners requesting that Australia remain a

constitutional monarchy with Her Majesty the Queen of Australia as

Head of State.

Senator Woodley, from 8 petitioners requesting that the Senate oppose

attempts by the Government to raise the pension age for women from 60

to 65 years.