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16    Indigenous Australians— Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses » « and » « Midwives »

Senator Siewert, also on behalf of Senator Kakoschke-Moore, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 300—That the Senate—

               (a)       notes that Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander « Nurses » « and » « Midwives » (CATSINaM):

                                     (i)       is the national peak body that represents, advocates and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander « nurses » « and » « midwives at a national level,

                                    (ii)       represents the largest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce, and

                                  (iii)       undertakes extensive activity to build the capacity of non-Aboriginal health professionals to provide culturally-safe work and health service environments for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff and service users across the nursing and midwifery profession; and

               (b)       calls on the Government to embed cultural safety in health practitioner legislation and fund CATSINaM beyond 30 June 2018.

Question put and passed.