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Defence force commendation

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PETER WH TE Μ PFederal Member for McPhersonSHADOW MINISTER FOR DEFENCEMEDIA RELEASECOMMONW EALTH f PARLIAMENTARY LIBRARY : c. /. s.D21/88 25 February 1988DEFENCE FORCE COMMENDATIONThe Opposition Shadow Minister for Defence, Mr Peter White, today moved to recognise the efforts of Australian Defence Force personnel who participated in the 1988 Australia Day celebrations. .Mr White moved the following motion:"That this House commends the men and women of the Australian Defence Force for their outstanding contribution to Sydney's - Australia Day Bicentennial celebrations and notes that the success of the day was in large part due to their willing participation on what was a holiday for other Australians."The Government supported Mr White's motion. A similar motion had earlier been passed in the Senate, and thus the motion was unanimously supported by both Houses.This recognition of Defence Force participation in our Bicentennial year is much deserved and highly supported by all Australians.ENDSFor further information — Gold Coast (075) 50 1199 — Canberra (062) 72 7538