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    1 On which day, being the first day of the meeting of the Parliament for the despatch of business pursuant to a Proclamation (which follows), David Russell Elder, Clerk of the House of Representatives, Claressa Anne Surtees, Deputy Clerk, Peter Julian Banson, Clerk Assistant and James Newman Catchpole, Serjeant-at-Arms, attending in the House according to their duty, the said Proclamation was read at the Table by the Clerk:


I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting under section 5 of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia:

·          appoint Tuesday, 2 July 2019, at 10.30 am as the day and time for the Parliament to meet at Parliament House to hold a session of the Parliament; and

·          summon all Senators and Members of the House of Representatives to meet at that day, time and place.

Signed and sealed with

the Great Seal of Australia on

19 June 2019

Peter Cosgrove


By His Excellency’s Command

Scott Morrison

Prime Minister