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PETITIONS

The following 9 petitions, lodged with the Clerk by the Senators

indicated, were received:

Senator Bourne, from 424 petitioners requesting that the Senate take

action to support a proposal to retain census forms for release for

specific research purposes in 70 or 100 years' time.

Senator Bourne, from 122 petitioners requesting that the Senate call

on the Government to take action against the continued denial of human

rights to the people of East Timor.

Senator Coulter, from 1 019 petitioners requesting that the Senate

take action to protect old-growth and wilderness forests by

implementing a comprehensive plantation strategy.

Senator Herron, from 409 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 161 petitioners requesting that the Senate condemn

the French Government for its decision to resume nuclear testing at

Mururoa Atoll.

Senator Jones, from 44 petitioners requesting that the Senate support

a world-wide ban on the production, stockpiling and use of all

anti-personnel landmines.

Senator Woodley, from 99 petitioners requesting that the Senate take

action to provide financial aid for clearing mines from countries such

as Cambodia.

Senator Jones, from 7 702 petitioners requesting that the Senate call

on the Government to support a timetable to help rid the world of

nuclear weapons.

Senator Woodley, from 110 petitioners requesting that the Senate

inquire into the hardship imposed on war veterans by the repeal of

repatriation laws and their replacement with the Veterans'

Entitlements Act.

The following petitions, not in conformity with the standing orders,

were presented by the Senators indicated, by leave, and received:

Senator Jones, 12 petitions, similar in wording, from 10,055

petitioners requesting that the Senate convey to the French Government

the Australian community's outrage at the French Government's decision

to resume nuclear testing in the South Pacific.

Senator Chamarette, from 210 petitioners calling on the Australian

Government to send vessels to the Mururoa nuclear test site, cut

military ties with France and ensure that no Australian uranium is

sold to France.