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Thursday, 16 December 1993
Page: 4888


Senator CROWLEY (Minister for Family Services and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Status of Women) (8.25 p.m.) —The government does not accept Senator Harradine's amendments. I do not want to take the time of the chamber by going through the points. I have not even made the points on the other clauses. These amendments, in particular, add very extensive costs to the bill and, for that reason alone, they are unacceptable.