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Wednesday, 16 March 2005
Page: 99


Senator BROWN (3:47 PM) —by leave—I, and also on behalf of Senator Carr, move the motion as amended:

That the Senate—

(a)   notes that the Federal Government is considering a report which recommends axing the Tasmanian, Adelaide and Queensland symphony orchestras; and

(b)   calls on the Federal Government to:

(i)   rule out any job losses at these orchestras, and

(ii)   abandon its unsustainable funding model for major arts organisations and replace it with a model incorporating adequate indexation arrangements.

Question agreed to.