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Thursday, 28 August 1980
Page: 885


Speakerhas received letters from both the honourable member for Werriwa (Mr Kerin) and the honourable member for Ballarat (Mr Short) proposing that definite matters of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion today. As required by Standing Order 107 Mr Speaker has selected the matter which, in his opinion, is the most urgent and important - that is, that proposed by the honourable member for Werriwa, namely:

The Fraser Government's unjust denial of invalid pensions to many deserving Australians.

I call upon those members who approve of the proposed discussion to rise in their places.

More than the number of members required by the Standing Orders having risen in their places -

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