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Monday, 3 December 2018
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The following notice(s) were given:

e8d4f944-fe0a-4ba5-9b25-7b7c45de1188Mr Champion: To move—That this House:

(1) acknowledges and thanks all RAAF personnel involved in operations of the AP-3C Orion aircraft;

(2) notes that the AP-3C Orion has served the ADF with distinction in:

(a) Operation Resolute in conducting maritime border patrols;

(b) Operation Slipper and Operation Catalyst from 2003 to 2012 in the Middle East;

(c) the Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria in 2009;

(d) the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in 2014;

(e) Operation Gateway in conducting freedom of navigation exercises over the South China Sea in 2015;

(f) operations over Mindanao in the Philippines in 2017; and

(g) air sea rescue operations;

(3) recognises the contribution of the AP-3C Orion, crews and logistical support personnel in advancing and protecting Australia's strategic interests; and

(4) congratulates the AP-3C Orion crews and logistical support personnel for their service on the retirement of the AP-3C Orion from operational duty.