Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Community Affairs References Committee; Reference
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.