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Notice given 30 November 2006

659  Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown): To move—That the Senate—

(a) noting the Cole Commission of Inquiry’s whitewash of the Government’s failure to exercise care and diligence over the Australian Wheat Board;

(b) deploring the damage done to Australia’s international reputation by the Australian Wheat Board scandal; and

(c) expressing deep concern for wheat growers who suffer loss as a result,

calls on the Government, the Prime Minister (Mr Howard) and ministers personally to once again assume responsibility and accountability for the actions of the federal public service and all of its departments.