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Tuesday, 29 May 1973
Page: 2729


Mr ADERMANN (Fisher) - I give notice that on General Business Thursday No. 5 1 shall move:

That the Government institute a committee of inquiry to include medical, religious, social welfare and economic representatives with wide terms of reference, to consider fully and advise this Parliament on the manner in which all citizens irrespective of their economic circumstances can be assisted, advised, and helped in such matters as:

(1)   All aspects of family planning even to the extent of providing responsible clinicsfor the purpose.

(2)   Sex education and guidance, including assistance to parents who find that they cannot adequately provide such training to their children.

(3)   How every Australian-born child shall not be denied adequate opportunity nor the necessities of life however unfortunate the circumstances of their birth.

(4)   How such assistance can best be afforded without the encouragement of promiscuity or deni- gration of moral responsibility.

(5)   Provisionand improvement of creche, kindergarten and child minding facilities for working mothers.

(6)   That all matters relevant to these national problems beinvestigated with emphasis on the sanctity and preservation of life.

The honourable member for Darling Downs (Mr McVeigh) has agreed to second the motion.







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