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Tuesday, 25 September 2001
Page: 31384


Mr NEHL (4:42 PM) —I present the report of the Selection Committee relating to the consideration of committee and delegation reports and private members' business on Monday, 22 October 2001.


Mr Leo McLeay —Will you be here for it?


Mr NEHL —Very doubtful.

The report read as follows—

Report relating to the consideration of private Members' business on Monday, 22 October 2001

Pursuant to standing order 331, the Selection Committee has determined the order of precedence and times to be allotted for consideration of private Members' business on Monday, 22 October 2001. The order of precedence and the allotments of time determined by the Committee are as follows:

PRIVATE MEMBERS' BUSINESS

Order of precedence

Notices

1 Mr St Clair: To move—That this House:

(1) acknowledges the importance of continued government investment in research and development in domestic and export industries to future growth of the Australian economy;

(2) recognises the demonstrated strong commitment of the Howard/Anderson Federal Government to providing new opportunities for research and development in Australian industries;

(3) continues to support and invest in successful partnerships between industry and government in providing up-to-date and readily available research data to Australian industry through the Cooperative Research Centre and Major National Research Facility programs; and

(4) encourages further private investment in industry research and development by seeking further investigation of new options for government-led R&D incentive programs. (Notice given 21 August 2001.)

Time allotted—30 minutes.

Speech time limits—

Mover of motion—10 minutes.

First Opposition Member speaking—10 minutes.

Other Members—5 minutes each.

[Proposed Members speaking = 2 x 10 mins, 2 x 5 mins]

The Committee determined that consideration of this matter should continue on a future day.

2 Ms Livermore: To move—That this House condemns the complexity of the GST and the impact it has had on volunteer organisations in Australia. (Notice given 27 August 2001.)

Time allotted—remaining private Members' business time prior to 1.45 p.m.

Speech time limits—

Mover of motion—10 minutes.

First Government Member speaking—10 minutes.

Other Members—5 minutes each.

[Proposed Members speaking = 2 x 10 mins, 5 x 5 mins]

The Committee determined that consideration of this matter should continue on a future day.

3 Mr Baird: To move—That this House:

(1) recognises the unique heritage value of the Kurnell peninsula;

(2) urges the NSW Government not to proceed with rezoning of land on the peninsula, which would allow houses to be constructed under flight paths from Sydney (Kingsford-Smith) Airport;

(3) calls for a commission of inquiry into land use on the peninsula;

(4) asks the three levels of government to note the historical and environmental significance of the Kurnell peninsula to Australia; and

(5) requests the Commonwealth Government to consider allocating funds from the sale of Sydney Airport to purchase land on the peninsula to ensure that:

(a) flight paths are not restricted by the construction of new housing; and

(b) the area can be developed as a National Park for the enjoyment of all Australians. (Notice given 5 April 2001.)

Time allotted—30 minutes.

Speech time limits—

Mover of motion—10 minutes.

First Opposition Member speaking—10 minutes.

Other Members—5 minutes each.

[Proposed Members speaking = 2 x 10 mins, 2 x 5 mins]

The Committee determined that consideration of this matter should continue on a future day.

4 Mr Hawker: To move—That this House:

(1) acknowledges the arid nature of the Australian continent;

(2) recognises the need for water to be conserved in order to maximise the potential for Australia to grow in its economy;

(3) calls for greater efforts to move towards more efficient use of water to reduce the impact on the environment; and

(4) calls for a commitment from State and Federal Governments to fund the completion of the piping of the Wimmera Mallee Stock and Domestic Water Supply Scheme. (Notice given 24 September 2001.)

Time allotted—remaining private Members' business time.

Speech time limits—

Mover of motion—10 minutes.

First Opposition Member speaking—10 minutes.

Other Members—5 minutes each.

[Proposed Members speaking = 2 x 10 mins, 2 x 5 mins]

The Committee determined that consideration of this matter should continue on a future day.