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PETITIONS

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

indicated, were received:

Senators Jones and Woods, from 189 and 198 petitioners, respectively,

requesting that the Senate oppose legislation that would jeopardise

the freedoms and rights of schools and religious institutions or force

them to compromise their distinctive moral values.

Senator Bell, from 157 petitioners requesting that the Senate

introduce legislation requiring the National Registration Authority to

provide all available information on registered chemicals.

Senator Chamarette, from 7 petitioners requesting that the Senate take

action to withdraw from any treaty or agreement with Indonesia which

will lead to the export of uranium and to develop safe and sustainable

energy generation technologies.

Senator Herron, from 167 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 76 petitioners requesting that the Senate condemn

the French Government for its decision to resume nuclear testing at

Mururoa Atoll.

Senator Jones, from 13 petitioners requesting that the Senate support

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

anti-personnel landmines.

Senator McGauran, from 148 petitioners requesting that the Senate take

action to ensure that substantial overseas aid is provided for

training programs for clearing landmines, and urge the Government to

use international forums to promote the Inhumane Weapons Convention

and prohibit landmines.

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

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

Senator Murphy, 4 petitions, similar in wording, from 9 076

petitioners requesting that the Senate oppose the lifting of a ban on

the importation of Canadian Pacific salmon.

Senator Ellison, from 5 665 petitioners protesting against the

relocation of the post office at Midland, Western Australia.