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NOTICES OF MOTION

Notices of Motion were given, as follows-- Senator Mason: That, on the next day of sitting, he would move--That in the opinion of the Senate the agreement dated March 11, 1981 between the Governments of the United States of America and Australia on the staging of United States Air Force B-52 aircraft through Australia should be renegotiated--

(a) to include a new article reading ""No aircraft carrying nuclear weapons shall use any facility in Australia or based in Australia without the prior agreement in writing of the Australian Government,";

(b) to secure amendment of article (VII) of the agreement to require approval by the Australian Government of developments affecting the staging operations, rather than consultations on such developments; and

(c) to review article (II) to secure the location of the B-52 aircraft and their support aircraft away from Darwin to a location well removed from major population centres of Australia.

Senator McLaren: That, on the next day of sitting, he would move--That the Senate, as a States House, expresses its grave concern--

(a) that the South Australian Liberal Premier, Mr Tonkin, has stated he intends to transfer money from the Loan Account to compensate for the shortfall in the Revenue Account;

(b) that if this intention to raid the State's resources is carried out it will have a serious effect on State housing and transport needs; and

(c) that the National Institute of Labor Studies' latest report reveals that South Australia, under the Tonkin Liberal Government, continues to have the worst employment prospects of any State.