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Monday, 27 June 1994
Page: 2012


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

  That the Senate—

  (a)notes that hundreds of thousands of people marched past the United Nations in New York on 27 June 1994 (Australian time), as part of celebrations to commemorate the Stonewall uprising by gays and lesbians 25 years ago;

  (b)recognises the progress Australia has made in 25 years in affording gays and lesbians equal rights in our community; and

  (c)calls on the Federal Government to complete this process by fulfilling Australia's international human rights obligations by enacting legislation to outlaw laws that discriminate against Australian citizens on the basis of sexual orientation.