Petitions 2003


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Number of petitions:
129
Number of signatories:
199 586

The complete text of petitions presented each day may be found in the Senate Hansard.

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Subject

Petitions

Signatories

Administration—Parliamentary Zone parking
1
2 073
Animal Welfare—Live export
5
3 857
Animal Welfare—Live sheep export
5
85 470
Australian flag
2
12
Communications—Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2
374
Communications—Australian Broadcasting Corporation—Behind the News
5
14 636
Communications—Australia Post—Closure of East Caulfield Post Office
1
151
Communications—Australia Post—Service delivery
1
547
Communications—Censorship laws
1
435
Communications—Local television production
1
366
Communications—Tasmanian telephone directories
1
11
Communications—Telstra
1
733
Defence—Defence Amendment (Parliamentary approval for Australian involvement in overseas conflicts) Bill 2003—In support
11
711
Economics—General Agreement on Trade in Services
2
104

Education—Deregulation of university fees

2

20

Education—Higher education
12
11 570
Education—Proposed reforms to higher education
3
942
Employment—Paid maternity leave
2
86
Environment—Exploration in the Townsville Trough
1
128
Environment—Great Barrier Reef
1
1 052

Environment—United Nations Agenda 21—Protection of freshwater resources

1

1 773

Family and Community Services—Payments and loans
1
120
Foreign Affairs—Human rights—Mr David Hicks
3
2 102

Foreign Affairs—Military action against Iraq

10

21 177

Health—Medicare
15
21 063
Health—Medicare—Bulkbilling
1
380
Health—Nimbin—General practitioners
2
1 068
Health—Proposed changes to Medicare
3
1 931
Health—Rural and regional Australia
1
906
Health—Support for deaf and deafblind Australians
1
10 469
Immigration—Afghan asylum seekers
1
1 143
Immigration—Asylum seekers
5
10 620
Immigration—East Timorese asylum seekers
2
116
Immigration—Human rights of children in detention
1
20
Immigration—Role of the Australian Defence Force and the Australian Federal Police in immigration related activities
2
219
Immigration—Sinking of the boat SIEV-X
1
14
Law and Justice—Sexual assault and abuse of children
4
243
Law and Justice—Suicide bombing
4
1 702
Parliament—Senate reform
3
174
Political asylum seekers—Procedures
5
182
Superannuation—Calculation of contributions
1
738
Trade—US free trade agreement
2
148

 


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