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NOTICES OF MOTION

Notices of Motion were given, as follows- Senator Gietzelt: That, on the next day of sitting, he would move- (1) That a Select Committee, to be known as the Select Committee on the Electoral System, be appointed to inquire into and report upon all aspects of the conduct of elections for the Parliament of the Commonwealth and matters related thereto, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing- (a) public funding and disclosure of sources of funds;

(b) electoral advertising;

(c) franchise and registration of voters;

(d) voting systems;

(e) polling procedures;

(f) legislation governing, and operation of, the Australian Electoral Office;

(g) ballot paper format;

(h) media coverage; and

(i) electoral distribution, procedures and systems.

(2) That provisions relating to the composition and powers of the Committee be contained in a subsequent Resolution.

(3) That the date on which the Committee shall commence its inquiry be contained in a subsequent Resolution.

Senator Mulvihill: That, on the next day of sitting, he would move-That the Senate is of the opinion that the appropriate Senate Committee should call Dr Desmond Ball of the Strategic and Defence Study Centre in Canberra to enable him to be questioned on the accuracy of his assertions that the United States National Security Agency operates highly sophisticated electronic equipment in Australia which is not subject to direction by the Australian Government.

Senator Bolkus: That, on the next day of sitting, he would move-That the Senate - (a) notes the cynical and manipulative campaign by the South Australian Tonkin Government to survive by making South Australia part of the nuclear fuel cycle;

(b) notes that as part of this campaign for survival the Tonkin Government has initiated a campaign of deception on the benefits of the Roxby Downs Mining Project and on the dangers of the uranium industry;

(c) recognises that the Roxby Downs Indenture Bill commits the South Australian people to an outlay of more than 50 million dollars with a non-guaranteed return of .68 per cent per annum on outlayed capital expenditure;

(d) recognises that uranium mined at Roxby Downs will add to the world's enormous stockpile of nuclear weapons and high level nuclear waste;

(e) recognises that such an agreement displays the economic incompetence and social irresponsibility of the failing Tonkin Government;

(f) applauds the people of South Australia for their perceptiveness in rejecting the Roxby Downs campaign of the Government at the recent Mitcham by-election and as evidenced in the latest public opinion polls which by their evidence of overwhelming Labor support in South Australia show that the Tonkin Government's campaign has been a total failure; and

(g) encourages all South Australians to demonstrate their opposition to the Roxby Downs Indenture Bill in all possible ways, commencing by attending the Rally organized on Saturday, 29 May 1982, at 10.30 a.m. from Victoria Square to Elder Place in Adelaide.