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NOTICE

Senator Parry, by leave and at the request of Senator Fierravanti-Wells, gave a notice of motion as follows: To move on the next day of sitting—That the Senate—

 (a) notes the continued presence of pull factors as part of the problem Australia faces on the issue of illegal immigration;

 (b) notes and condemns the Government's handling of the recent situation aboard the Oceanic Viking;

 (c) notes the special deal that was offered to those asylum seekers aboard the Oceanic Viking was an inducement to disembark the ship; and

 (d) notes that the Rudd Labor Government has yet to come up with an effective solution to this situation. (general business notice of motion no. 636)