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Thursday, 28 March 1985
Page: 1104


Madam DEPUTY SPEAKER (Mrs Child) —Mr Speaker has received a letter from the Leader of the National Party (Mr Sinclair) proposing that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely:

The serious implications for Australia's international standing and national security of the Government's refusal to participate in research for the Strategic Defence Initiative.

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-