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WORKING AND LIVING IN REMOTE AREAS

Mr Haase, pursuant to notice, moved—That this House:

(1) recognises and acknowledges the contribution made to the Australian economy by people working in remote areas of Australia;

(2) recognises the disparity of services and increased cost of living faced by people working and living in remote areas of Australia;

(3) encourages and compensates people choosing to live and work in remote areas of Australia by increasing the taxation zone rebate to an adequate level; and

(4) discourages the practice of fly-in, fly-out employment by restricting the payment of taxation zone rebate to permanent residents in remote areas of Australia.

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.