Opposition Speeches to FTA 23-24 Jun 2004

These are the speeches made at those advocating that Parliament waits for the report from the bi-partisan Senate Inquiry. Only one out of 20 speakers spoke about the Goverment Procurement issue. Michael ORGAN MP (Greens) was scathing in his assessment of the beneifts of Chapter 15: Government Procurement for Australia.
NO FIRST FAMILY SEAT PARTY STATE
           
3 Simon CREAN Hotham ALP Vic
    PBS      
    Sugar      
           
5 Kevin RUDD Griffith ALP Qld
           
7 David COX Kingston ALP SA
           
9 Michael DANBY Melbourne Ports ALP Vic
           
11 Gavin O'CONNOR Corio ALP Vic
    PBS      
    Loss Jobs      
    Quarantine      
    Agriculture      
           
    24-Jun-04      
           
12 Kelvin THOMPSON Wills ALP Vic
    Environment      
    Payment to US Investors      
    Chapter 8 - Labelling      
           
13 Martyn EVANS Bonython ALP SA
    PBS      
    Copyright      
    Professional Qualifications      
    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
           
27 Janice CROSIO Propsect ALP NSW

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