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9       Management of PFAS contamination—Order for production of documents—Explanation

Senator Faruqi, pursuant to standing order 164(3), asked the Minister for Defence (Senator Reynolds) for an explanation of the minister’s failure to comply with an order for the production of a document of 9 September 2019 concerning the government response to the report of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade inquiry into the management of PFAS contamination.

The Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment (Senator Birmingham) provided an explanation.

Senator Faruqi moved—That the Senate take note of the explanation.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.