Title SJ No 158 - 05 DECEMBER 1986
PETITIONS
Database Senate Journals
Date 05-12-1986
Source Senate
Parl No. 34
Number 158
Page 1561
Status Final
System Id chamber/journals/1986-12-05/0003


SJ No 158 - 05 DECEMBER 1986 - PETITIONS

PETITIONS

The following 9 petitions, lodged with the Clerk by the Senators indicated, were received:

Senator Vigor, from 125 petitioners praying that the Senate request the Government to develop improved economic policies which cater for the social and educational needs of all Australians.

Senator Morris, from 451 petitioners praying that the Senate request the Government to retain the Anzac Rifle Range in Malabar, NSW.

Senator Reid, from 30 petitioners praying that the Senate legislate to introduce a system wherein community work must be undertaken in order to secure unemployment benefits.

Senator Sanders, from 34 petitioners praying that the Senate request the Government to re-impose the ban on the sale of uranium to France and strengthen the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty.

Senator Macklin, from 141 petitioners praying that the Senate support the Constitution Alteration (Democratic Elections) Bill 1985.

Senator Macklin, from 2183 petitioners praying that the Senate request the Government to oppose the process of food irradiation and ban the importation of radioactive substances used in this process.

Senator Brownhill, from 20 petitioners praying that the fringe benefits tax legislation be repealed.

Senator Messner, from 81 petitioners praying that the Senate oppose the introduction of a compulsory identification card; and that the Senate request the Government to improve existing management systems within the Australian Taxation Office and other Government agencies to prevent tax evasion and other fraudulent practices.

Senator Short, from 233 petitioners praying that the Senate request the Government to urge the Soviet Union to release prisoner of conscience, Vasyl Antonovich Kobryn.

The following petition, not in conformity with the Standing Orders, was, by leave, presented by Senator Vigor, and received:

From 2231 petitioners opposing the amalgamation of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and the Special Broadcasting Service.