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RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES

Mrs D. M. Kelly, pursuant to notice, moved—That this House:

(1) notes the Coalition Government's commitment to renewable energy;

(2) notes the quality production of ethanol in Australia;

(3) notes the use of ethanol as a blend with motor spirit and the advantages this offers in terms of:

 (a) competitive cost of production;

(b) opportunities for development;

(c) environmental benefits;

(d) motoring efficiency; and

(e) import replacement;

(4) notes the use of ethanol blends in other countries; and

(5) urges the Government to continue its support for development of renewable energy resources and trusts that the use and production of ethanol will continue to be progressed.

Debate ensued.

The time allotted for the debate having expired, the debate was interrupted, and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.