Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Current HansardDownload Current Hansard   

Next Fragment
Friday, 13 December 1996
Page: 7481

   The PRESIDENT (Senator the Hon. Margaret Reid) took the chair at 9.00 a.m., and read prayers.

The PRESIDENT —Before calling on business, I would note that today marks the day of the election of Senator Harradine and Senator Colston to this chamber 21 years ago.

Honourable senators —Hear, hear!

Senator HARRADINE(9.01) —by leave—I thank you very much for that, Madam President. May I also indicate that it is 21 years since Senator Short was elected to the House of Representatives.