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DEATH OF FORMER SENATOR J. F. FITZGERALD

The President informed the Senate of the death, on 1 November 1985, of former Senator Joseph Francis Fitzgerald.

The Leader of the Government (Senator Button), by leave, moved-That the Senate expresses its deep regret at the death, on 1 November 1985, of Joseph Francis Fitzgerald, a Senator for the State of New South Wales from 1962 to 1974, places on record its appreciation of his long and meritorious public service and tenders its profound sympathy to his widow and the members of his family in their bereavement.

And the motion having been supported and all Senators present having stood, in silence-

Question-passed.