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Monday, 29 November 2004
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To the Honourable the Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives assembled in Parliament

The petition of certain citizens of Australia draws the attention of the House to the fact that courses of Marriage Education (How to get married, How to stay Married and Parenting Responsibilities) are not being delivered-to Australia's Teenagers, the future Husbands and Wives of this Nation.

We the undersigned respectfully sheweth that the omission of `Marriage Education' as the central issue in our school's `Sex Education' courses is failing our children and grandchildren as well as our Constitutional Forefathers (articles 51 (xxi), & 109) and the directive of the Marriage Act 1961, IA Marriage Education.

Your petitioners therefore pray that the House would broadly grant monies for courses of `Marriage Education' which target our Nation's Teenagers in their school years.

And your Petitioners, as in duty bound, will ever pray.

by Mr Vaile (from 69 citizens)