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DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE—GOODS AND SERVICES TAX

The House was informed that Mr Swan had proposed that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely, "The failure of the Coalition-Democrat tax deal to adequately protect low and middle-income Australians from the adverse impact of the GST".

The proposed discussion having received the necessary support—

Mr Swan addressed the House.

Discussion ensued.

Discussion concluded.