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Senator Lees, at the request of Senator Coulter: To move on the next day

of sitting--That the Senate--

(a) notes:

(i) the article in the New Scientist which claims that the

French nuclear tests are not designed to test existing

weapons but are related to the development of a new

range of nuclear weaponry, and

(ii) that the Australian Democrats proved as long ago as

1988 that label swapping of uranium and uranium

compounds occurred in overseas countries making it

impossible to be sure that Australian uranium did not

find its way into French bombs; and

(b) calls on the Australian Government and the Opposition to reverse

the gag on the private Senator's bill introduced on 27 June 1995

by Senator Coulter which has the purpose of stopping the export

of Australian uranium to France.

The Leader of the National Party of Australia in the Senate (Senator

Boswell): To move on the next day of sitting--That there be laid on the

table, by 2 p.m. on 29 June 1995 by the Minister for Primary Industries

and Energy (Senator Bob Collins), a copy of the interim report of the

Bureau of Resource Sciences inquiry relating to imported fish and fish

products conducted by Mr John Humphries.

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

(a) notes that:

(i) 2 500 people with intellectual disabilities in South

Australia have no known daytime activity and therefore

have no opportunity to gain or improve their skills, to

make friends or to build meaningful social

relationships,

(ii) many of these people are simply walking the streets

during the day, often ending up as victims of crime,

(iii) people with severe disabilities are sitting at home and

vegetating or becoming aggressive and are placing

extreme pressure on already overstressed carers, and

(iv) on 3 March 1995, a young man was dropped off at a

respite care house in South Australia by his

67-year-old father who advised he was not going to

return to collect his son because he could not cope

with him any longer; and

(b) calls on the Commonwealth Government to meet its obligations to

fund appropriate post-school activity options for people with

disabilities and to recognise that families do not want to give

up caring, they just need help to do so.

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

(a) once again, expresses its concern at the continuing violation of

basic human rights in Vietnam as exemplified by the continued

imprisonment of persons, including religious leaders, on matters

of conscience;

(b) conveys this concern to the Vietnamese Communist Party General

Secretary, Do Muoi, during his forthcoming visit to Australia;

and

(c) requests that Vietnam release from prison Dr Nguyen Dan Que,

Professor Doan Viet Hoat, Professor Nguyen Dinh Huy, Patriarch

Thich Huyen Quang and Thich Quang Do, together with all other

prisoners of conscience.

The Minister for the Environment, Sport and Territories (Senator

Faulkner): To move on the next day of sitting--That the following bill

be introduced: A Bill for an Act to amend the Aboriginal Land Grant

(Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986 to enable land within the Jervis Bay

National Park and the Jervis Bay Botanic Gardens to be granted to the

Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council, to amend the National Parks and

Wildlife Conservation Act 1975 to enable the Council to participate in

the management of the Park and the Gardens, and to amend the

Commonwealth Grants Commission Act 1973 to enable the Commission to

inquire into, and report on, the granting of financial assistance to, or

the financing of works and services in, certain Territories. Aboriginal

Land Grant and Management (Jervis Bay Territory) Legislation Amendment

Bill 1995.

The Minister for the Environment, Sport and Territories (Senator

Faulkner): To move on the next day of sitting--That the following bill

be introduced: A Bill for an Act to amend the Hazardous Waste

(Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1989, and for related purposes.

Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Amendment Bill 1995.

The Minister for the Environment, Sport and Territories (Senator

Faulkner): To move on the next day of sitting--That the following bill

be introduced: A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to transport,

and for other purposes. Transport Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 3)

1995.