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Tuesday, 11 August 2015
Page: 4966


Senator FAWCETT (South AustraliaDeputy Government Whip in the Senate) (16:12): I, and also on behalf of Senator McEwen, move:

That the Senate—

(a) notes:

(i) that 15 August 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of Victory in the Pacific on 15 August 1945,

(ii) that this date marked the end of World War II for Australia,

(iii) the bravery and sacrifice of all those sailors, soldiers and aviators who served in the Pacific Theatre, and

(iv) the contribution made in support of the war effort by those at home; and

(b) records our everlasting gratitude for their service to Australia, and for the support of our gallant allies, in this conflict.

Question agreed to.