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Notice given 11 February 2004

*2  Senator Allison: To move—That the Fuel Quality Information Standard (Ethanol) Determination 2003, made under section 22A of the Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000 , be disallowed.

Fifteen sitting days remain for resolving.**

**  Indicates sitting days remaining, including today, within which the motion must be disposed of or the Determination will be deemed to have been disallowed .

*3  Senator Nettle: To move—That—

(1) The following matter be referred to the Finance and Public Administration References Committee for inquiry and report by 30 June 2004:

The funding and disclosure of political parties, candidates and elections.

(2) In considering this matter, the committee examine and report on the following issues:

(a) the effect that public funding has had on the overall funding of political parties, candidates and elections;

(b) the effect on the political process of the increase in private funding, relative to public funding, of political parties, candidates and elections;

(c) avenues for removing the reliance on private funding for political parties, candidates and elections;

(d) relevant submissions, transcripts and reports of the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters inquiry into electoral funding and disclosure (August 2000 to October 2001); and

(e) any other relevant matter.

Order of the Day

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee

Report to be presented on the Australian telecommunications network.