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Wednesday, 29 August 2001
Page: 30582

The following notices were given:


Mr Howard to move:

That this House:

(1) recognises and celebrates the centenary of the Australian National Flag which occurs on 3 September this year;

(2) honours the ideals for which our national flag stands including our history, geography and unity as a federated nation;

(3) notes that this is the world's only national flag ever to fly over one entire continent;

(4) acknowledges that our flag has been Australia's pre-eminent national symbol in times of adversity and war, peacetime and prosperity;

(5) recognises that our flag now belongs to the Australian people and has been an integral part of the expression of our national pride; and

(6) expresses its respect for the Australian National Flag as a symbol of our profound achievements as a federation; our independence and freedom as a people; and our optimism for a common future together.


Mr Anderson to move:

That, in accordance with section 5 of the Parliament Act 1974, the House approves the following proposal for work in the Parliamentary Zone which was presented to the House on 28 August 2001, namely: Commonwealth Place— External lighting design, change of tree species and alterations to exhaust flues.


Mr Williams to present a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to the jurisdiction of the Federal Magistrates Service, and for related purposes.


Dr Wooldridge to present a Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to health, and for related purposes.


Dr Wooldridge to present a Bill for an Act to amend the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995, and for related purposes.


Mr Abbott to present a Bill for an Act to amend the Workplace Relations Act 1996 and other legislation, and for related purposes.