Tuesday, 7 February 2006
Matters of Public Importance
Oil for Food Program
I have received a letter from the honourable member for Griffith proposing that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely:
The failure of the Government to properly administer the United Nations Oil for Food Program resulting in the payment of $300 million by AWB Limited to the Saddam regime.
I call upon those members who approve of the proposed discussion to rise in their places.
More than the number of members required by the standing orders having risen in their places—