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WOMEN—110TH ANNIVERSARY—WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE IN AUSTRALIA

Senator Rhiannon, also on behalf of Senator Moore, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 799—That the Senate—

 (a) notes that 2013 is:

  (i) the 110th anniversary of women winning the right to vote and the right to stand for election in Australia, and

  (ii) the 70th anniversary of the election of the first women to the Federal Parliament; and

 (b) encourages responsible agencies, including the Office for Women, the parliamentary departments and the Museum of Australian Democracy, to mark these anniversaries with suitable events such as displays, lectures, seminars and the updating of existing exhibitions.

Question put and passed.