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DEATH OF THE HON. SIR CHARLES DAVIDSON, K.B.E

The Deputy-President informed the Senate of the death, on 29 November 1985, of the Hon. Sir Charles William Davidson, K.B.E.

The Leader of the Government (Senator Button), by leave, moved-That the Senate expresses its deep regret at the death, on 29 November 1985, of the Honourable Sir Charles William Davidson, K.B.E., a former Minister of the Crown and Member of the House of Representatives for the Queensland Divisions of Capricornia, from 1946 to 1949, and Dawson, from 1949 to 1963, 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.