Senate debates

Thursday, 30 March 2006

Protecting Children from Junk Food Advertising Bill 2006

First Reading

4:21 pm

Photo of Andrew BartlettAndrew Bartlett (Queensland, Australian Democrats) Share this | | Hansard source

At the request of Senator Allison, I move:

That the following bill be introduced:A Bill for an Act to amend the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to encourage healthier eating habits among children and to prohibit the advertising of junk food during certain times, and for related purposes.

Question agreed to.

I move:

That this bill may proceed without formalities and be now read a first time.

Question agreed to.

Bill read a first time.