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Thursday, 12 May 1994
Page: 702

Senator HILL —I give notice that, on the next day of sitting, I shall move:

  That the Senate—


    (i)the retirement from international cricket of Mr Allan Border after a record 156 test matches, including a record 93 as Australian captain, in an outstanding career which saw him become the greatest-ever test run scorer,

    (ii)Mr Border's major contribution as an ambassador both for Australia and Australian cricket, and the key part he played in restoring Australian cricket to a position of pride in the international sports arena, and

    (iii)the positive role model he has provided for all Australians, particularly our young sports people;

  (b)congratulates Mr Border on his achievements; and

  (c)requests the President to convey to Mr Border the sentiments of the Senate.