Parliament FTA Speeches 23-24 Jun 2004

These are the speeches made at the 2nd reading of the Aus-USA FTA Bill on 23 June 2004. All of the Government Speakers refer to the benefits to Australia from access to the US Government Procurement business $ 200 Billion re Chapter 15 of the FTA. The Speech can be reviewed by clicking the persons name. The Location of the Parliamentary Seat can be found by clicking on the Seat.
NO FIRST FAMILY SEAT PARTY STATE
1 Mark VAILE Lyne Nationals NSW
    Government Procurement      
    Federal $ 200 Billion    
    State $ 200 Billion    
           
2 Bruce BAIRD Cook Liberal NSW
    Government Procurement $ 200 Billion    
           
3 Simon CREAN Hotham ALP Vic
      PBS    
      Sugar    
           
4 Andrew SOUTHCOAT Boothby Liberal SA
    Government Procurement $ 200 Billion    
           
5 Kevin RUDD Griffith ALP Qld
           
6 Wilson TUCKEY O'Coonor Liberal WA
      PSB    
    Government Procurement $ 200 Billion    
           
7 David COX Kingston ALP SA
           
           
8 Gregory HUNT Flinders Liberal Vic
    Government Procurement $ 270 Billion    
           
9 Michael DANBY Melbourne Ports ALP Vic
           
10 Luke HARTSUYKER Cowper Nationals NSW
    Government Procurement      
    Federal $ 200 Billion    
    California $ 42.7 Billion    
    New York $ 37.6 Billion    
    Texas $ 24.6 Bilion    
    Loss Tariffs      
    2004-05 $ 190 M    
    2007-08 $ 450 M    
           
    24-Jun-04      
           
11 Gavin O'CONNOR Corio ALP Vic
    PBS      
    Loss Jobs      
    Quarantine      
    Agriculture      
           
12 Kelvin THOMPSON Wills ALP Vic
    Environment      
    Payment      
    Chapter 8      
           
13 Martyn EVANS Bonython ALP SA
    PBS      
    Copyright      
    Professional      
    Manu Subsidies      
           
14 Bernie RIPOLL Oxley ALP Qld
           
           
15 Peter ANDREN Calare Ind NSW
  AGAINST        
           
16 Michael ORGAN Cunningham Greens NSW
    Impossible Government Business      
  AGAINST Buy American Improvement Act      
    Scrap Ind Development Programs      
           
17 Anthony ALBANESE Garndler ALP NSW
    Manufacturing      
    Use of Courts to curb competition      
           
18 Kim WILKIE Swan ALP WA
           
           
19 Brendan O'CONNOR Burke ALP Vic
    PSB      
    Manufacturing      
    Jobs      
           
20 Jill HALL Shortland ALP NSW
    PBS      
    IP      
    Manufacturing      
    Jobs      
  Break for Lunch        
  Jill HALL Shortland ALP NSW
    Manufacturing      
    Jobs      
           
21 Julia GILLARD Lalor ALP Vic
    PBS      
           
           
22 Sharon GRIERSON Newcastle ALP NSW
    PBS      
           
  Break for Dinner        
  Sharon GRIERSON Newcastle ALP NSW
           
23 Bob KATTER Kennedy Ind Qld
  AGAINST        
           
24 Anthony WINDSOR New England Ind NSW
  AGAINST        
           
25 Kim BEAZLEY Brand ALP WA
           
           
26 Mark VAILE Lyne Nationals NSW
    Federal $ 200 Billion    
    State $ 200 Billion    
           
           
27 Janice CROSIO Propsect ALP NSW


Last Updated on 03/07/2004
By Stephen GOULD
Email: sggould@halisa.net