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Tuesday, 18 June 1996
Page: 1719


Senator NEWMAN (Minister for Social Security and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Status of Women)(5.20 p.m.) —The government is not prepared to support this amendment. I think that there are matters in here which are addressed elsewhere in the preamble and we think that the issues raised are adequately addressed by amendment No. 4, which we agreed to. (Quorum formed)


The TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN (Senator Watson) —Senator Faulkner, are you going to respond on behalf of the government?