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Tuesday, 11 September 2018
Page: 6041


Senator URQUHART (TasmaniaOpposition Whip in the Senate) (15:38): At the request of Senators Singh and Storer, I move:

That the Senate notes that—

(a) 1 September 2018 was National Wattle Day;

(b) since 1993, the Australian Republic Movement has supported National Wattle Day celebrations throughout Australia;

(c) this year Australians joined together at barbecues across the country to celebrate National Wattle Day, and to rally support for an Australian republic; and

(d) a significant and growing majority of Australians prefer an Australian to be Australia's Head of State.