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The President informed the Senate that he had received a letter from Senator Archer advising that this day he intended to move-""That in the opinion of the Senate the following is a matter of urgency:

The need for the Hawke Government to reverse its high interest rate and high taxation policies which are having such a disastrous impact on home owners and prospective home owners throughout Australia.''.

And at least 4 Senators having risen in support of the motion-

Senator Archer thereupon moved the motion.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.