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Wednesday, 24 October 1984
Page: 2282

To the Honourable the President and members of the Senate in Parliament House assembled. The petition of the undersigned citizens of Australia respectfully showeth that we support Senator Chipp's 'Australian Waters (Nuclear Powered Ships and Nuclear Weapons Prohibitions) Bill 1984,'

A BILL

FOR

An Act to prohibit the passage of nuclear-powered ships, and of vessels carrying nuclear weapons, through Australian waters or in the airspace over them,

effectively declaring Australia a:

'NUCLEAR WEAPONS FREE ZONE'

Your petitioners therefore humbly pray that all senators, regardless of political affiliations, support this Bill. Not just for our sake but for our children.

And your petitioners as in duty bound will ever pray.

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