Senate debates

Monday, 1 September 2014


Australian Animal Health Laboratory

3:35 pm

Photo of Richard Di NataleRichard Di Natale (Victoria, Australian Greens) Share this | | Hansard source


That the Senate—

(a) notes recent cuts to jobs at the Australian Animal Health Laboratory of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), which conducts research into infectious diseases such as Avian Influenza, SARS, the Hendra virus and most recently Ebola; and

(b) calls on the Government to reverse the $111 million cuts to the CSIRO contained in the budget.

Photo of Gavin MarshallGavin Marshall (Victoria, Deputy-President) Share this | | Hansard source

The question is that general business notice of motion No. 399 be agreed to.