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Friday, 15 June 1984
Page: 3096

Motion (by Senator Jones) agreed to:

That the following matter be referred to the Standing Committee on Science, Technology and the Environment:

The adequacy of current mechanisms to investigate and monitor the introduction and current application of new technologies, and the need for a national technology assessment system better able to provide information and advice in relation to-

(a) effects on unemployment, manpower planning and industrial relations;

(b) extent of Australian control of technological change; and

(c) policy planning for the purpose of encouraging, or directing technological change in Australia.