Parliamentary Service Amendment (Parliamentary Budget Officer) Bill 2011

Senator BIRMINGHAM: (12:05): As always, it is a pleasure to follow Senator Bushby, who makes arguments in this place that are well considered, well constructed and really do highlight very sensible points of concern about legislation that comes before this chamber. It is disappointing that in this debate on the Parliamentary Service Amendment (Parliamentary Budget…

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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bioregional Plans) Bill 2011 2nd Reading

Senator BIRMINGHAM: (11:29): It is good to follow Senator Back, who is very knowledgeable in these areas and has highlighted particularly some of the local concerns about the impact of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bioregional Plans) Bill 2011 and of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act, which Senator Colbeck is seeking…

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