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Monday, 22 June 2009
Page: 3877


The DEPUTY PRESIDENT —The President has received a letter from Senator Mason proposing that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the Senate for discussion, namely:

The Rudd Government’s $14.7 billion Building the Education Revolution which has been poorly conceived and poorly implemented and is not providing the Australian taxpayer with value for money.

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—


The DEPUTY PRESIDENT —I understand that informal arrangements have been made to allocate specific times to each of the speakers in today’s debate. With the concurrence of the Senate, I shall ask the clerks to set the clock accordingly.