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QUESTIONS

Questions without notice were answered.

Document: The Minister for Trade (Senator McMullan) tabled the following

document:

Dairy subsidies--United States of America--Copy of a table 1994 NFDMP

prices.

Further questions without notice were answered.

Proposed suspension of standing orders: The Leader of the Opposition in

the Senate (Senator Hill), pursuant to contingent notice, moved--That so

much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent Senator Hill

moving a motion that questions may be put to Ministers until 28

questions, including supplementary questions, have been asked and

answered.

Debate ensued.

Question put.

The Senate divided--

AYES, 35

Abetz Alston Baume Boswell Brownhill Calvert Campbell Crichton-Browne Ellison Ferguson Gibson Harradine Herron Hill Kemp Knowles Macdonald, Ian Macdonald, Sandy MacGibbon McGauran Minchin Newman O'Chee Panizza Parer Patterson Reid (Teller) Short Tambling Teague Tierney Troeth Vanstone Watson Woods

NOES, 38

Beahan Bell Bolkus Bourne Burns Carr Chamarette Childs Coates Collins Colston Cook Cooney Coulter Crowley Denman Devereux Evans, Christopher Evans, Gareth Faulkner Foreman Forshaw Jones (Teller) Kernot Lees McKiernan McMullan Margetts Murphy Neal Ray Reynolds Schacht Sherry Spindler West Woodley Zakharov

Question negatived.