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COMMITTEES, Environment and Communications References Committee, Report

11 May, 2017

I wish to contribute to this debate, having been an active member of this committee. Can I, firstly, place on record the appreciation of all the senators for the effort undertaken by the secretary and her staff in the way this matter has been dealt with. There is a bit of an unusual outcome, Mr President, in the sense that the report to the Senate ... ... Read more »

BILLS - Competition and Consumer Legislation Amendment (Small Business Access to Justice) Bill 2017, Second Reading

11 May, 2017

Senator BACK (Western Australia) (11:17): Before addressing myself to the Competition and Consumer Legislation Amendment (Small Business Access to Justice) Bill 2017, I propose to spend some moments on the importance of the Native Title Amendment (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Bill 2017. Also, I foreshadow that I will be responding to what I beli... ... Read more »

DOCUMENTS - Australian Livestock Export Corporation, Consideration

10 May, 2017

I rise to refute largely what Senator Rhiannon has said, simply because she does not know what she is talking about in this particular space. As is known in this chamber, I was a livestock veterinarian on vessels for some years in the 1980s. Contrasting with what Senator Rhiannon has told us, in fact the live weight of most animals actually increas... ... Read more »

MATTERS OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE - Budget

10 May, 2017

I am delighted to take this opportunity to comment on the federal government's activities in tackling cost-of-living challenges. Senator Siewert quite rightly identified the stress that is so evident now across so much of the community. So wouldn't it be amazing if the $15 billion a year that we are borrowing overseas just to pay the interest on an... ... Read more »
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