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Thursday, 17 December 1992
Page: 5292


Senator SPINDLER (10.36 a.m.) —The Australian Democrats strongly support this particular amendment which will make aids for disabled people cheaper. Over the years the Democrats have followed a policy of pressing for reductions in sales tax as well as tariffs for that particular purpose. I recall a successful amendment to remove customs tariffs from wheelchairs which I moved some 18 months ago and which the Government agreed to. The Australian Democrats fully support these amendments.

  Amendment agreed to.