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PETITIONS

The following 4 petitions, lodged with the Clerk by the Senators

indicated, were received:

Senator Bell, from 21 petitioners requesting that the Senate endorse

the December 1995 deadline established by the London Dumping

Convention to end the dumping of jarosite at sea.

Senator Bourne, from 22 petitioners requesting that the Senate oppose

attempts by the Government to raise the pension age for women from 60

to 65 years.

Senator Sandy Macdonald, from 16 petitioners requesting that the

Senate take action to facilitate the placement of cellular telephone

transmitters in the Eden-Monaro electorate.

Senator Margetts, from 96 petitioners requesting that the Senate take

action to withdraw from any treaty or agreement with Indonesia which

will lead to the export of uranium and to develop safe and sustainable

energy generation technologies.

The following 3 petitions, similar in wording and not in conformity with

the standing orders, were presented by Senator West, by leave, and

received:

From 1 037, 876 and 273 petitioners requesting that the Senate take

action to establish a Medicare office in Forbes, NSW.