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Wednesday, 26 November 2008
Page: 11587

The following notices were given:

Mr Albanese to move:


(1)   on Thursday, 27 November 2008, the House at its rising adjourn until 10 a.m. on Monday, 1 December 2008, and

(2)   on Monday, 1 December 2008, notices and orders of the day, government business, have precedence until noon, then the order of business for the remainder of the sitting be as provided for in standing order 34.

Mr Garrett to present a Bill for an Act to create a right to resale royalty in relation to artworks, and for related purposes. (Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Bill 2008)

Mr Adams to move:

That the House:

(1)   notes that:

(a)   micro-brewers in Australia have an excellent product that has provided a niche market and is complementing boutique wines as a regional tourism product; and

(b)   these micro-brewers are suffering disadvantage because they are treated differently to the small wine industry in relation to tax; and

(2)   calls in the Government to:

(a)   support a review of the tax system in relation to micro-brewers, with a view to making the tax more equitable and in a similar tax regime as for the boutique wine growers and the Wine Equalisation Tax; and

(b)   continue to support the development of rural and regional areas with innovative new products such as those being developed by micro-brewers.