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NOTICES

Senator Bell: To move on the next day of sitting--That there be laid on

the table, on or before 6 p.m. on 1 June 1995, by the Minister

representing the Minister for Resources (Senator Bob Collins):

(a) the report into the illegal woodchipping of coupes 7 and 8 of

the Giblett block in Western Australia; and

(b) any documents, notes or briefs relating to the matter of illegal

woodchipping in Western Australia.

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

(a) notes that:

(i) the latest Yellow Pages Index survey has revealed that

the 3 months to 30 April 1995 were another dismal

period for small business,

(ii) this was the worst result for small business since

mid-1993 with only 1 per cent of the thousand small

businesses surveyed indicating any increase in sales,

and

(iii) the survey also demonstrated that both profitability

and capital expenditure have once again disappeared

from the vocabulary of small business with 23 per cent

indicating that they were concerned about the lack of

work or sales;

(b) condemns the Federal Government for its ongoing failure to

support small business in this country; and

(c) acknowledges that after so many years of proven failure it is

obvious that only a Coalition government is capable of providing

any positive future for small business in this country.