Petitions 2004


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Total
for 2004
Number of petitions:
143
37
180
Number of signatories:
95 406
11 825
107 231

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

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Subject

Petitions

Signatories

Animal Welfare—Live export
6
4 130
Animal Welfare—Live sheep export
4
21 277
Australian flag
1
4
Banking Industry—Joint select committee to investigate conduct
1
436
Communications—Australian Broadcasting Corporation—Behind the News
2
70
Communications—ScreenSound Australia
1
1 420
Communications—Telstra
2
38
Constitution—Legality of the Federal Parliament
2
4
Defence—Defence Amendment (Parliamentary approval for Australian involvement in overseas conflicts) Bill 2003—In support
7
1 140
Education—Funding
5
13 273
Education—Higher education
9
23 649
Education—Public education
13
1 922
Education—Technical and further education institutions
1
166
Education—Textbook subsidy
3
13 174
Employment—Paid maternity leave
5
2 301
Family and Community Services—Housing
1
1
Family Issues—Definition of marriage
1
202
Foreign Affairs—Human rights—David Hicks
1
770
Foreign Affairs—Human rights—Mamdouh Habib
5
74
Foreign Affairs—Military action against Iraq
1
102
Foreign Affairs—Prisoners of war
1
92
Foreign Affairs—Slanderous and offensive remarks in the media
2
710
Foreign Affairs—Timor Leste
2
15
Health—Christmas Island Hospital
1
278
Health—Medicare
12
1 478
Health—Medicare—Office for the City of Palmerston
1
2 580
Health—Osteoporosis
4
534
Health—Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme—Free trade
1
19
Health—Proposed changes to Medicare
2
986
Immigration—Afghan asylum seekers
1
19
Immigration—Human rights of children in detention
1
60
Indigenous Australians—Abolition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
22
785
Law and Justice—Imprisonment of Pauline Hanson and David Ettridge
2
1 107
Law and Justice—Sexual assault and abuse of children
3
156
Law and Justice—Suicide bombing
1
39
Parliament—Guiding principles
1
2
Parliament—Senate reform
3
119
Political asylum seekers—Procedures
6
243
Science and Technology—Embryonic stem cells
1
34
Taxation—Fringe benefits tax
1
1 763
Trade—Trade agreement
1
9
Trade—United States Free Trade Agreement
1
16
Transport—Canberra to Sydney rail service
1
149
Welfare system
1
60


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Subject
Petitions
Signatories
Animal Welfare—Live export
1
111
Communications—Telstra
1
25
Defence—Anti-vehicle mines
3
2 464
Defence—Defence Amendment (Parliamentary approval for Australian involvement in overseas conflicts) Bill 2003—In support
2
674
Education—Higher education
2
714
Education—Technical and further education institutions
1
68
Environment—Ningaloo Marine Park and North West Cape
1
412
Employment—Paid maternity leave
1
24
Foreign Affairs—Human rights—David Hicks and Mamdouh Habib
1
51
Foreign Affairs—Prisoners of war
1
480
Foreign Affairs—Prisoners of war—Mamdouh Habib
3
351
Foreign Affairs—Timor Leste
3
3 968
Health—Medicare
2
29
Health—Medicare—Office for the city of Palmerston
2
267
Health—Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme—Free Trade Agreement
1
37
Immigration—Children in detention centres
1
83
Immigration—Human rights of children in detention
1
27
Immigration—Mr Peter Qasim
1
21
Immigration—The Watson family and Pat Mansill
1
744
Indigenous Affairs—Abolition of ATSIC
1
22
Law and Justice—Exposure of children to internet pornography
2
704
Law and Justice—Sexual assault and abuse of children
1
135
Parliament—Senate reform
1
7
Political Asylum Seekers—Procedures
1
33
Primary Industries—Iraq—Wheat debts
2
374

 


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