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Notice given 7 February 2007

Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown): To move—That the following matter be referred to the Community Affairs Committee for inquiry and report by 12 June 2007:

Allegations that the Exclusive Brethren, including its leadership, may have been involved in:

(a) breaching Australian Family Court agreements and denying access by ex-Brethren parents to their children;

(b) ex-communicating family members;

(c) prohibiting children from their Australian right to a university education;

(d) banning unions from Exclusive Brethren workplaces;

(e) discriminating against women in Australia;


 (f) the use of public monies; and

(g) any related matters.

Notice of motion altered on 8 February 2007 pursuant to standing order 77.