Mr Brian McCarty has made an application, under the procedure adopted by
the House on 27 August 1997, for the publication of a response to references
made about him in the House by Hon Warren Entsch MP on 17 September 2012.
The Committee considers Mr McCarty should be given a response and the
terms of the response have been agreed by him and the Committee. A copy of the
response is at Appendix 1.
In agreeing to the response, the Committee notes, as required by the
resolution of the House for Rights of Reply, that it has not considered or
judged the truth of any statements made by Members in the House or by the
person seeking a response.
The Committee recommends that a response by Mr McCarty (at
Appendix 1) to references made about him in the House on 17 September 2012
be incorporated in Hansard.
HON NICOLA ROXON MP