Thursday, 17 October 2019
Community Affairs References Committee; Reference
Before moving business of the Senate notice of motion No. 4, I ask that the names of Senators Kitching and Siewert be added to the motion. I, and also on behalf of Senators Askew, Kitching and Siewert, move:
That the following matter be referred to the Community Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report:
Investigations into a possible cancer cluster on the Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria, with particular reference to:
(a) the health concerns of local residents;
(b) the incidence of cancer cases in the area, and any possible environmental or other contributing factors;
(c) the evidence, approach and outcomes concerning the Victorian Chief Health Officer's investigation of cancer rates on the Bellarine Peninsula; and
(d) any other related matter.
Question agreed to.