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NOTICES

Notices of motion withdrawn:

The Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances

(Senator Colston), pursuant to notice of intention given on 18 October

1994, withdrew Business of the Senate notices of motion nos 2 and 5

standing in his name for 5 sitting days after today for the disallowance

of the following instruments:

Training Guarantee (Administration) Regulations (Amendment), as

contained in Statutory Rules 1994 No. 176.

Classification of Publications (Amendment) Ordinance, as contained in

Australian Capital Territory Ordinance No. 5 of 1994.

Notices of motion:

Senator Abetz: To move on the next day of sitting--That the Senate--

(a) recognises the successful experimental arts model developed by

Mr Scott Rankin and Mr John Bakes, called BIG hART, which

re-engages and empowers disenfranchised young people in isolated

regional communities through the local and national arts

community;

(b) applauds the awards received by BIG hART, including the Prime

Minister's Heads of Government Violence Prevention Award in

1992, and the Local Government Award for Excellence in 1994; and

(c) congratulates the company on its performance at the 1994

National Festival of Australian Theatre in Canberra.

Senator Calvert: To move on the next day of sitting--That the Senate--

(a) recognises that, from 7 to 10 November 1994, Tasmania is to be

the venue for the World Congress on Adventure Travel and

Eco-Tourism;

(b) acknowledges the choice of Tasmania to hold this internationally

prestigious event;

(c) recognises the State's prime focus as a world leader in

eco-tourism; and

(d) congratulates the Tasmanian State Government and Tourism

Tasmania for their foresight and endeavour in attracting this

congress to Australia.

Senator Margetts: To move on the next day of sitting--That the Senate--

(a) notes that:

(i) logging is about to commence in Kerr block near

Balingup in the south west of Western Australia and

that the logging of this area threatens the endangered

and rare chuditch, and

(ii) neither the Federal Government nor the State Government

is prepared to meet their obligations under the

Endangered Species Protection Act 1992 to immediately

prevent logging in this block; and

(b) calls on the Federal Government to abide by the precautionary

principle which is incorporated in the Agenda 21 agreement and

act immediately to prevent the Western Australian Department of

Conservationand Land Management from threatening both the

endangered chuditch and the high conservation value Kerr block.

Senator Panizza: To move on the next day of sitting--That the Senate--

(a) notes that:

(i) the Western Australian Government for the first time

since record keeping began is operating with a surplus,

$126 million, as at 30 June 1994,

(ii) this is in stark contrast to the depths of despair in

the days of the Burke, Downing and Lawrence Labor

Governments in which the deficit bottomed out at $67

million in the 1990-91 financial year, during the

"Western Australian Inc.' years, and

(iii) this is a result of the diligent work of Premier

Richard Court and his Liberal Government; and

(b) calls on the Federal Government to take note and repeat the

performance federally.

Senator Short: To move on the next day of sitting--That the following

matters be referred to the Legal and Constitutional References Committee

for inquiry and report on or before 29 November 1994:

(a) the manner and method of appointment, re-appointment and non

re-appointment of members to the Immigration Review Tribunal and

the Refugee Review Tribunal; and

(b) the effect this process has on community confidence in, and the

ability of, the tribunals to perform their duties.