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Monday, 19 September 1994
Page: 888


Senator LEES (Deputy Leader of the Australian Democrats) —I give notice that, on the next day of sitting, I shall move:

  That the Senate—

  (a)notes that:

    (i)19 September 1994 is Australian Breast Cancer Day,

    (ii)2 500 Australian women die each year from breast cancer, and

    (iii)as there is no known way of preventing breast cancer, early detection remains the best weapon Australian women have against breast cancer; and

  (b)strongly endorses the aims of Australian Breast Cancer Day, including encouraging Australian women to increase their awareness of the importance of early detection of breast cancer.