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Notice given 16 September 2002

156  Senator Allison: To move—That the Senate—

(a) notes that:

(i) the Deaflympic Games will be held in Melbourne in 2005; and

(ii) Deaf Sports Recreation Victoria has set up a Games Organising Committee to begin planning and organising this international event which will see the participation of 4 000 deaf athletes and officials from over 90 countries; and

(b) urges the Prime Minister (Mr Howard) to respond to the correspondence from Deaf Sports Recreation Victoria and to offer support for the Deaflympic Games.