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Tasmanian Forest Intergovernmental Agreement - 14 March 2013

Christine Milne 14 Mar 2013


I give notice that on the next day of sitting I shall move that the findings of the Auditor General's Audit Report No. 22 2012-13, Administration of the Tasmanian Forest Intergovernmental Agreement Contractors Voluntary Exit Grants Program, are referred to the Senate References Committee on Rural and Regional Affairs and transport for inquiry and report by  12 April 2013:

Senator Christine Milne

Leader of the Australian Greens

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Christine Milne Senate Speech on Afghanistan


Senator MILNE:  I seek leave to move a motion to take note of the ministerial statement regarding Afghanistan.

Leave granted.

Senator MILNE: I move: 

That the Senate take note of the document. 

I note with interest that the minister says: 

Australia must continue to be clear-sighted about our objective in Afghanistan. 

But that is the problem: Australia has not been clearsighted about our objective in Afghanistan for quite some time. 

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