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Thursday, 15 November 1973
Page: 1860

Debate resumed from 8 November (vide page 1 70 1 ) on motion by Senator Murphy:

(1)   That the Senate, consistent with its Resolution of 6 May 1971, which was transmitted to the House of Representatives by Message No. 153 of 1971, concurs in the Resolution transmitted to it in Message No. 20 1 of the House of Representatives, viz.: "That this House is of the opinion that-

(a)   the site for the New and Permanent Parliament House should be determined forthwith;

(b)   a joint meeting of the Senate and the House of Representatives should be convened to determine the matter, and

(c)   planning for the new House should commence immediately.".

(2)   That the foregoing Resolution be communicated to the House of Representatives by Message.

And on the amendment moved thereto by Senator Prowse:

Paragraph (1), leave out all words after "That the Senate", insert "while not agreeing to the Resolution, transmitted to it in Message No. 20 1 of the House of Representatives, for a joint meeting of the Senate and the House of Representatives, expresses the opinion that planning for the New and Permanent Parliament House should commence immediately and that the site be upon Capital Hill. "







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