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     4   Asbestos Awareness Month

Mr Conroy, pursuant to notice, moved—That this House:

(1)        recognises that November is Asbestos Awareness Month;

(2)        acknowledges that tens of thousands of Australian’s have ongoing asbestos related illnesses as a result of being exposed to asbestos in the course of their employment or through exposure at their home;

(3)        recognises the significant impact on the families and friends of Australians who have asbestos related illnesses;

(4)        congratulates asbestos related illness sufferers, their families and the labour movement for their campaign to win justice and compensation for those exposed to asbestos; and

(5)        commits to working towards eliminating asbestos both in Australia and around the world.

Debate ensued.

Debate adjourned, and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.