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The Chairman of the Standing Committee on Publications (Senator Elstob) tabled the following Report:


The Publications Committee has the honour to report that it has met in conference with the Publications Committee of the House of Representatives.

The Joint Committee, having considered petitions and papers presented to Parliament since the last meeting of the Committee, and papers previously presented, recommends that the following be printed.

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act-Cox River (Alawa/Ngandji) Land Claim-Report by the Aboriginal Land Commissioner, dated 20 November 1984.

Advance Australia Logo Protection Act-Advance Australia Foundation-Annual Report 1983-84.

Advance to the Minister for Finance-Statement of Heads of Expenditure and the amounts charged thereto, pursuant to section 36A of the Audit Act 1901, for year ended 30 June 1985.

Advisory Council for Inter-government Relations Act-Advisory Council for Inter-government Relations-Report 8-Implications of constitutional recognition for Australian local government.

Australia New Zealand Foundation-Annual Report (5th) 1983-84.

Australian Apple and Pear Corporation Act-Australian Apple and Pear Corporation-Annual Report (10th) 1984.

Australian Bureau of Statistics Act-

Australian Bureau of Statistics-Report 1984-85.

Australian Statistics Advisory Council-Report 1984-85.

Australian Meat and Livestock Industry Selection Committee Act-Australian Meat and Livestock Industry Selection Committee-Report 1984-85.

Australian Postal Commission-Service and Business Outlook 1985-86, dated August 1985.

Australian Safeguards Office-Annual Report 1983-84.

Australian Telecommunications Commission-Service and Business Outlook 1985-86, dated August 1985.

Bankruptcy Act-Report 1983-84.

Broadcasting and Television Act-Australian Broadcasting Tribunal-Remote Commercial Television Services-1st Report, dated June 1985.

Canberra College of Advanced Education Act-Canberra College of Advanced Education-Report of Council 1984.

Canned Fruits Marketing Act-Australian Canned Fruits Corporation-Annual Report (5th) 1984.

Commonwealth Tertiary Education Commission-Annual Report 1984.

Defence Act-Army and Air Force Canteen Service Board of Management-Report (4th) for period 31 January 1984 to 28 January 1985.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet-Annual Report 1984-85.

Department of the Senate-Annual Report 1984-85, pursuant to the Public Service Act, together with Annual Report 1984-85 of the Standing Committee on Appropriations and Staffing, pursuant to Resolutions of the Senate of 25 March 1982 and 22 February 1985.

Family Law Act-Family Law (Institute of Family Studies) Regulations- Institute of Family Studies-Annual Report (5th), 1984-85.

Family Law Council-Creating Children-A Uniform Approach to the Law and Practice of Reproduction Technology in Australia-Report, dated July 1985.

Human Rights Commission Act-Human Rights Commission-Annual Report 1983-84.

Industrial Research and Development Incentives Act-Australian Industrial Research and Development Incentives Board-Annual Report 1983-84.

Industries Assistance Commission-Reports-

Castors (Developing Country Preferences), dated 4 July 1985 (No. 367).

Ceramic Electric Jug Bodies-Developing Country Preferences, dated 4 March 1985 (No. 359).

Electric Lamps-Filament Lamps (Interim Report), dated 29 May 1985 (No. 365).

Vinyl Planar Forms (Developing Country Preferences), dated 5 July 1985 (No. 368).

Inter-State Commission Act-Report 1984-85 on operations of the Commission.

Law Reform Commission Act-Law Reform Commission-Report (No. 26 Interim)-Evidence (2 vols).

Joint Standing Committee on the New Parliament House-Proposed Work in the Parliamentary Zone-Australian National Gallery Administrative Accommodation.

Maritime College Act-Australian Maritime College-Annual Report of Council (6th) 1984.

National Debt Sinking Fund Act-National Debt Commission-Annual Report (62nd) 1984-85.

National Committee on Discrimination in Employment and Occupation-Annual Report (11th) 1983-84.

National Health Act-Operations of Registered Health Insurance Organizations-Annual Report 1983-84.

Official Establishments Trust-Annual Report (5th) 1983-84.

Overseas Telecommunications Act-Overseas Telecommunications Commission (Australia)-Report for year ended 31 March 1985.

Ombudsman Act-Commonwealth Ombudsman-Special Report No. 1-The Cotton Case involving the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, dated 2 September 1985.

Portfolio Program Statements 1985-86.

Public Service Act-

Department of the House of Representatives-Report 1984-85.

Joint House Department-Annual Report 1984-85.

Reserve Bank Act-Annual Report 1984-85 of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia.

River Murray Waters Act-River Murray Commission-Annual Report 1983-84.

Services Trust Fund Act-

Australian Military Forces Relief Trust Fund-Annual Report (38th) 1984 by Trustees.

Royal Australian Air Force Welfare Trust Fund-Annual Report (37th) 1984 by Trustees.

Royal Australian Navy Relief Trust Fund-Annual Report 1984 by Trustees.

Services Canteen Trust Fund-Annual Report (37th) 1984 by Trustees.

Telecommunications Act-Australian Telecommunications Commission-Annual Report 1984-85.

Tobacco Marketing Act-Australian Tobacco Board-Annual Report 1984.

Trade Practices Act-Trade Practices Commission-Annual Report (11th) 1984-85.

Use and Effects of Chemical Agents on Australian Personnel in Vietnam-Royal Commission (Commissioner: The Hon. Mr Justice P. Evatt)-Reports, dated 31 July 1985-

Introduction and Exposure (vol. 1).

Toxicology and General Health (vol. 2).

Birth Anomalies (vol. 3).

Cancer (vol. 4).

Mental Well-being (vol. 5).

Mortality, Class Action VVAA and Section 47 (vol. 6).

Benefits and Treatment (vol. 7)

Conclusions, Recommendations and Epilogue (vol. 8).

Exhibits List and Bibliography (vol. 9).

United Nations-Commission on Human Rights-41st Session, Geneva, 4 February to 15 March 1985-Report of Australian delegation.

19 September 1985...Ron Elstob,


Senator Elstob, by leave, moved-That the Report be adopted.

Question-put and passed.