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Thursday, 22 August 1985
Page: 136

Debate resumed from 21 May, on motion by Senator Grimes:

That the Bills be now read a second time.

upon which Senator Peter Baume had moved by way of amendment:

Leave out all words after `That', insert `the Bills be withdrawn and redrafted to provide for-

(a) ownership of the Uluru National Park to be vested in the Northern Territory, subject to

(i) an agreement ensuring effective Aboriginal involvement in management of the Park, and

(ii) adequate and appropriate portions of the Park being vested by freehold title in Aboriginals for the purposes of living areas;

(b) a right of entry to all persons subject to protection of sacred sites and the Park; and

(c) the Agreement to be entered into between the Director of National Parks and Wildlife and the Land Council not to come into effect until approved by the Parliament'.