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PRIVILEGES--STANDING COMMITTEE--REFERENCES

The Chair of the Select Committee on the Dangers of Radioactive Waste

(Senator Chapman), pursuant to notice, moved--That the following matter

be referred to the Committee of Privileges:

Whether there was an unauthorised disclosure of the documents or

private deliberations of the Select Committee on the Dangers of

Radioactive Waste, and, if so, whether any contempt was committed by

that unauthorised disclosure.

Question put and passed.

Senator Foreman, at the request of the Chair of the Select Committee on

Unresolved Whistleblower Cases (Senator Murphy) and pursuant to notice,

moved--That the following matter be referred to the Committee of

Privileges:

Having regard to the report of the Select Committee on Unresolved

Whistleblower Cases on the alleged intimidation of a witness, whether

there was any improper interference with a person who provided

evidence to that committee on account of that evidence, and, if so,

whether any contempt was committed by that improper interference.

Question put and passed.