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SPORT—CRICKET—MR PATRICK CUMMINS

Senator Payne, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 590—That the Senate—

 (a) notes the outstanding achievement of young Australian cricketer and Penrith junior, Mr Patrick Cummins, who in his test debut took six wickets for 79 runs and scored the winning runs against South Africa in Johannesburg;

 (b) joins the rest of the Australian community in congratulating Mr Cummins on his match-winning performance under intense pressure and wishes him all the best for his sporting future; and

 (c) notes that cricket is an important sport for local communities, promoting fitness, a healthy lifestyle and competition.

Question put and passed.