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DEATH OF LANCE CORPORAL STJEPAN MILOSEVIC, SAPPER JAMES THOMAS MARTIN, PRIVATE ROBERT HUGH FREDERICK POATE, LANCE CORPORAL MERVYN JOHN MCDONALD AND PRIVATE NATHANAEL JOHN AUBREY GALAGHER

The Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Evans), by leave, moved—

 (1) That the Senate records its deep sorrow at the death, on 29 August 2012, of Lance Corporal Stjepan Milosevic, during operations in Afghanistan, places on record its appreciation of his service to our country, and tenders its profound sympathy to his family, friends and colleagues in their bereavement.

 (2) That the Senate records its deep sorrow at the death, on 29 August 2012, of Sapper James Thomas Martin, during operations in Afghanistan, places on record its appreciation of his service to our country, and tenders its profound sympathy to his family, friends and colleagues in their bereavement.

 (3) That the Senate records its deep sorrow at the death, on 29 August 2012, of Private Robert Hugh Frederick Poate, during operations in Afghanistan, places on record its appreciation of his service to our country, and tenders its profound sympathy to his family, friends and colleagues in their bereavement.


 (4) That the Senate records its deep sorrow at the death, on 30 August 2012, of Lance Corporal Mervyn John McDonald, in a helicopter crash while on combat operations in Afghanistan, places on record its appreciation of his service to our country, and tenders its profound sympathy to his family, friends and colleagues in their bereavement.

 (5) That the Senate records its deep sorrow at the death, on 30 August 2012, of Private Nathanael John Aubrey Galagher, in a helicopter crash while on combat operations in Afghanistan, places on record its appreciation of his service to our country, and tenders its profound sympathy to his family, friends and colleagues in their bereavement.

All senators present stood in silence—

Question passed.