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DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE

The Deputy President (Senator Reid) informed the Senate that the Leader

of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Hill) had proposed that the

following matter of public importance be submitted to the Senate for

discussion:

The failure of the Prime Minister (Mr Keating), after nearly 13 years

of Labor Government, to give mainstream Australians confidence in

their economic future.

The proposal was supported by 4 Senators and the matter was discussed.