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NATIONAL POLICE REMEMBRANCE DAY

Senator Parry, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 453—That the Senate—

 (a) notes:

  (i) that 29 September 2011 is National Police Remembrance Day,

  (ii) that 2011 marks the 23rd commemorative anniversary of National Police Remembrance Day, and

  (iii) the hard work and dedication of police officers throughout Australia and the South West Pacific;

 (b) particularly notes that:

  (i) 750 police officers have died in Australia since 1803 whilst serving their communities, and

  (ii) families and communities have endured this tragic loss;

 (c) pays tribute to the families and friends of those police officers who have died in the line of duty; and

 (d) acknowledges the support of all families and communities of serving police officers.

Question put and passed.