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QUESTIONS

Questions without notice being asked—

Paper

Mr Bevis, in accordance with standing order 321, having called for documents quoted from by Mr Howard (Prime Minister)—

Mr Howard presented the following paper:

Pan Australian Resources NL shares—Clarification of shareholdings of QCMM Group (ESP), QCMM Pty Ltd & Kiskin Pty Ltd—ASX announcement by Mr Gary Stafford, Managing Director, Pan Australian Resources NL, 24 March 1998.

Questions without notice continuing—

Papers

Mr McLeay, in accordance with standing order 321, having called for documents quoted from by Mr Reith (Minister for Workplace Relations and Small Business)—

Mr Reith presented the following papers:

Waterfront workers—

How our average Western Australian crane driver spends his week—Chart.

Howard rides crest of economic good news—Small business unhappy with Premier Carr—Media release by NSW State Chamber of Commerce, 24 March 1998.

Letter from John Coombs, National Secretary, Maritime Union of Australia to Mr Reith, 20 March 1998.

National Institute of Labour Studies Inc.—Selected analysis of employment conditions of workers in the Australian waterfront and seafaring—Report, October 1997.

Note by SDW to Mr Reith, 25 March 1998.

Notes of meeting on waterfront performance, 8 August 1996.

Plenty kudos but no pay for productive wharfies—Article published in the Australian, 25 March 1998.

Those crane drivers earn $90,000 a year for the 14 hours of work a week in a crane—Chart.

Waterfront workers[quot ] earnings—Question time brief.

Questions without notice continued.