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Notice given 29 November 2005

*1  Minister for the Arts and Sport (Senator Kemp) and Senator Lundy: To move—That the Senate—

(a) congratulates:

(i) the Australian Socceroos on their historic qualification for the 2006 World Cup in Germany and wishes them all the best for the World Cup campaign,

(ii) the Matildas on their outstanding results achieved recently and wishes them all the best for their campaign against China, and

(iii) Football Federation Australia for undertaking a comprehensive reform agenda in the sport of football over the past 2 years including the implementation of the recommendations of the Crawford Report;

(b) notes the key work undertaken by Mr David Crawford in producing a blueprint for the reform of football in his report of the Independent Soccer Review Committee into the structure, governance and management of soccer in Australia;

(c) acknowledges the important contribution of the Australian Sports Commission to the reform program and supports its development of young football players, particularly through the Australian Institute of Sport Football program; and

(d) notes the commitment held by many Australians to football and supports the Commonwealth in its endeavours to support Australian football.

*2  Minister for Justice and Customs (Senator Ellison): To move—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to make various amendments of the statute law of the Commonwealth, to repeal certain obsolete Acts, and for related purposes. Statute Law Revision Bill (No. 2) 2005 .

*3  Minister for Defence (Senator Hill): To move—That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to provide for members of the Australian Defence Force and others to be exempt from State and Territory road transport laws in certain circumstances, and for related purposes. Defence (Road Transport Legislation Exemption) Bill 2005 .

Orders of the Day

Workplace Relations Amendment (Work Choices) Bill 2005— ( Special Minister of State, Senator Abetz )

Second reading—Adjourned debate ( Senator Stephens, in continuation, 29 November 2005 ).


Notices of Motion—continued