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The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the motion of Ms Hall—That this House:

 (1)   acknowledges the:

(a)    important role played by Meals On Wheels organisations throughout Australia in delivering nutritious meals for frail aged and disabled Australians; and

(b)   role played by volunteers in preparing and delivering meals;

(2)    notes that Meals on Wheels volunteers provide the only social contact to many house bound elderly and disabled Australians; and

(3)    further notes that the strength of Meals On Wheels organisations is linked to their ability to deliver to their clients in many diverse ways which recognises the needs of their clients and reflects the communities they service ( see item No. 2, Votes and Proceedings )—

Debate resumed.

The time allotted for private Members’ business having expired, the debate was interrupted, Mr E. T. Jones was granted leave to continue his speech when the debate is resumed, and the resumption of the debate was made an order of the day for the next sitting.