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Monday, 19 October 2015
Page: 11659


The following notice was given:

Mr Irons: to move:

That this House:

(1) recognises that thousands of Australians received a spinal injection of the chemical dye Iophendylate (marked as Pantopaque and Myodil) and that many now suffer from the painful disease adhesive arachnoiditis;

(2) acknowledges the recommendations in the report Living with the pain of adhesive arachnoiditis: Report on the roundtable into adhesive arachnoiditis presented by the Standing Committee on Health and Ageing on 11 February 2013 and calls for all recommendations to be implemented; and

(3) encourages all Members of Parliament to be aware of the condition and support members of their community suffering from adhesive arachnoiditis.