Lee speaks in support of the Landholders' Right to Refuse (Gas and Coal) Bill 2013 introduced by Senator Larissa Waters, highlighting the importance of protecting the diversity of our economy and farming land from mining.
It is time to refine our thinking about access to justice, freedom from discrimination, nationally consistent civil liberties, how we deal with open justice in the age of technology and appropriate national security laws.
It has now been more than two years since the emergency assessment of outstanding values of the Dampier Archipelago and the Burrup Peninsula—or Murujuga, as it has been known for time immemorial—was completed. What has happened to the World Heritage nomination of that rock art since?
With reference to the transport of radioactive materials within Australia, and those materials imported, exported and moved in transit:
(1) Does the department compile separate electronic records of such transports; if so, can details be provided of the information which is recorded (for example, sender, sender’s address, recipient, recipient’s address, date of transport, type of cask, quantity of radioactive material) and over which period of time.
"Just as the reign of the dinosaurs was cut short to their great surprise, it may be that the Abbott government will appear as nothing more than a thin, greasy layer in the core sample of future political scientists drilling back into the early years of the 21st century."