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Tuesday, 4 May 1993
Page: 32

Senator BROWNHILL (Deputy Leader of the National Party of Australia) —I give notice that, on the next day of sitting, I shall move:

  That the Senate—


    (i)with alarm the latest balance of payments deficit of $2 billion, and

    (ii)that there was no mention in the Governor-General's opening speech of how the Government will handle the deteriorating balance of payments; and

  (b)calls on the Government to take measures so that the rural sector in the future will have the ability to redress the balance of payments problem.