Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document


The Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Sir John Carrick), by Command of His Excellency the Governor-General, laid upon the Table the following Papers: Australian Meat Industry-Royal Commission- Report, dated September 1982.

Extract from the Transcript of Evidence, dated 13 and 14 July 1982.

File note, dated 19 September 1982, recording a conversation between the Secretary of the Department of Primary Industry and Mr Buettel, member of the Committee of Inquiry to examine Commonwealth and State meat inspection systems.

Senator Sir John Carrick, by leave, made a statement relating to the Report and moved-That the Senate take note of the Statement and the Papers.

On the motion of Senator Walsh the debate was adjourned.

Ordered-That the resumption of the debate be an Order of the Day for the next day of sitting.