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Tuesday, 15 August 1989
Page: 22


The PRESIDENT —I have received a letter from Senator Chaney proposing that a matter of public importance be submitted to the Senate for discussion, namely:

The need for the Government to adopt a new approach to industrial relations which is enterprise-based, to encourage Australians to work together more productively to reduce our foreign debt and to stop the slide in living standards.

I call upon those senators who approve of the proposed discussion to rise in their places.

More than the number of senators required by the Standing Orders having risen in their places-