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Death of the Right Honourable Sir Garfield Edward John Barwick» AK, GCMG

The Deputy President (Senator West) informed the Senate of the death, on

13 July 1997, of the Right Honourable Sir Garfield Edward John «Barwick»

AK, GCMG.

The Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Hill), by leave,

moved-That the Senate expresses its deep regret at the death, on Sunday,

13 July 1997, of the Right Honourable Sir Garfield Edward John «Barwick

AK, GCMG, Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia from 1964 to 1981;

Member of the House of Representatives for the Division of Parramatta,

New South Wales, from 1958 to 1964; Minister for External Affairs from

1961 to 1964; and Commonwealth Attorney-General from 1958 to 1964; places

on record its appreciation of his long and meritorious public service and

tenders its profound sympathy to his family in their bereavement.

The motion was supported and all senators present stood in silence-

Question passed.