Senate debates

Tuesday, 21 August 2018


Community Affairs References Committee; Reference

3:33 pm

Photo of Anne UrquhartAnne Urquhart (Tasmania, Australian Labor Party) Share this | | Hansard source

At the request of Senator Watt, I move:

That the following matter be referred to the Community Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report by 28 November 2018:

Support for Australia's thalidomide survivors, with particular reference to:

(a) adequacy of compensation and support;

(b) responsibility for providing support;

(c) provision of financial compensation;

(d) the role of the Australian Government in compensation and support; and

(e) any related matters.

Question agreed to.