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Monday, 10 September 2018
Page: 8464


The following notices were given:

Mr Bandt to move:

That this House has no confidence in the Minister for Home Affairs.

Mr Hayes to move:

That this House:

(1) notes that National Police Remembrance Day will be observed on 28 September;

(2) acknowledges the significant role police officers across Australia play in our local communities and the great deal of risk and sacrifice that comes with their duty;

(3) honours the lives and memories of those police officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the course of their duty, and tragically this year we specifically honour Constable Dennis Green of the Western Australian Police Force, who was killed during pursuit training in West Toodyay;

(4) pays tribute to the families and friends of police officers who have been killed in the line of duty throughout our nation's history;

(5) commends the good work of Police Legacy, who look after the loved ones of police officers that have fallen; and

(6) reaffirms its support for the nation's police officers and honours their courage, commitment and dedication to ensuring the peace and safety of our communities.

Ms Collins to move:

That this House:

(1) notes that:

(a) 20 October is World Osteoporosis Day and aims to increase awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis;

(b) osteoporosis is a fragile bone disease that causes painful and debilitating fractures, particularly of the hip and spine;

(c) every year in Australia around 165,000 fractures occur, many of which could have been prevented with earlier diagnosis and treatment; and

(d) 4.7 million Australians over 50 have poor bone health;

(2) acknowledges that the cost of fractures associated with osteoporosis nationally amounted to $2.1 billion in 2017; and

(3) recognises that:

(a) early action can be taken through regular exercise, a bone-healthy diet and consultation with a doctor about osteoporosis risk factors;

(b) diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis can halve the risk of fracture; and

(c) effective preventative treatments include regular exercise, a bone healthy diet and consultation with doctors about risk factors.