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Thursday, 21 March 1985
Page: 682


Mr SPEAKER —I have received a letter from the honourable member for Dawson (Mr Braithwaite) proposing that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely:

The Government's lack of compassion towards elderly Australians with the implementation of the iniquitous assets test from today.

I call upon those members who approve of the proposed discussion to rise in their places.

More than the number of members required by the Standing Orders having risen in their places-