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Notice given 13 June 2007

810  Senator Nettle: To move—That the Senate—

(a) notes that 10 June 2007 marks 40 years since the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip and Golan Heights; and

(b) calls on the Australian Government to:

(i) take action to ensure that Israel complies with United Nations Security Council Resolution 242 passed unanimously in 1967 that calls for a ‘withdrawal of Israel armed forces from territories occupied in the recent conflict’,

(ii) ensure that humanitarian relief is provided to those who need it, particularly the children in Palestine,

(iii) stop providing arms to Israel, and

(iv) play a constructive role to ensure that peace and justice can be achieved in Palestine, Israel and the Middle East.