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SOCIAL ISSUES—WORLD PLUMBING DAY

Senator Kroger, at the request of Senator Boyce and pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 668—That the Senate—

 (a) recognises:

  (i) the importance of World Plumbing Day on 11 March and its aim of highlighting the role that the plumbing industry plays in relation to health through the provision of safe water and sanitation, and

  (ii) the environmental role of the industry in water conservation and energy efficiency and the increasing use of renewable sources of energy;

 (b) notes that it is estimated that 3.1 million children die each year as a result of water related diseases; and

 (c) congratulates the World Plumbing Council on its role in promoting the importance of the plumbing industry, both in developed countries and in developing countries where good plumbing could save lives.

Question put and passed.