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PETITIONS

The following 3 petitions, lodged with the Clerk by the Senators

indicated, were received:

Senator Bell, from 296 petitioners requesting that the Senate take

action to phase out aerial spraying in accordance with the

recommendations of the Senate Select Committee on Agricultural and

Veterinary Chemicals.

Senator Crowley, from 9 660 petitioners requesting that the Senate

take action to increase funding for breast cancer research and

consider further initiatives through the tax system to encourage

donations for breast cancer research.

Senator Ian Macdonald, from 918 petitioners requesting that the Senate

take action to reform the Family Law Act and the Child Support Scheme.

The following petition, not in conformity with the standing orders, was

presented by Senator Burns, by leave, and received:

From 33 341 petitioners requesting that the Senate take action to

place an immediate ban on the export of Australian puppies to Asia.