Senate debates

Tuesday, 21 August 2012


Criminal Code Amendment (Cluster Munitions Prohibition) Bill 2010; In Committee

1:11 pm

Photo of David FeeneyDavid Feeney (Victoria, Australian Labor Party, Parliamentary Secretary for Defence) Share this | Hansard source

We are now creeping outside the scope of this debate. Let me say, in a very off-the-cuff way, that as I comprehend it what I have just described is how Australia deals with munitions, not nuclear weapons. There is a relevant treaty—the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty—and that bears on the issue of nuclear weapons as well.


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