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Wednesday, 11 September 1985
Page: 413


Senator JONES —I given notice that, on the next day of sitting, I shall move:

That the Senate-

notes with disdain, comments made by the Queensland Premier, Sir Johannes Bjelke-Petersen on the ABC radio programme AM on this day, September 11, regarding the Federal Government's proposal to consider the introduction of personal identification cards for the purpose of helping bring tax evaders and avoiders to justice, and for many other reasons designed to streamline the process of good Government and-

Totally refutes suggestions that information on such cards, if introduced, would specify criminal or other such recorded information, or identify the political affiliations of holders of the cards to be used against them in situations such as job interviews, as stated by the Premier on the radio programme.