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PETITIONS

The following 8 petitions, lodged with the Clerk by the Senators

indicated, were received:

Senator Gibson, from 319 petitioners and Senator Kernot, 2 petitions

similar in wording from 908 and 4 441 petitioners, requesting that the

Senate reject the proposed extension of wholesale sales tax to

building products.

Senator Herron, from 173 petitioners requesting that the Senate call

on the Minister for Human Services and Health to withdraw her

endorsement of the sex guide published in the December 1994 issue of

Cleo magazine.

Senator Jones, from 25 petitioners requesting that the Senate take

action to protect all Australia's remaining natural heritage forests

and implement sustainable plantation forestry practices.

Senator Jones, from 198 petitioners requesting that the Senate take

action to remove the 12-hour child care restriction for long day care

based on parents' marital and employment status.

Senator Jones, from 143 petitioners requesting that the Senate take

action to ensure that all merchandise associated with the Sydney 2000

Olympics be manufactured solely in Australia from Australian

materials.

Senator Jones, from 15 petitioners requesting that the Senate take

action to uphold Australia's constitutional monarchy.