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Wednesday, 27 November 1985
Page: 2317

To the Honourable the President and members of the Senate in Parliament House assembled. The petition of the undersigned citizens of Australia respectfully showeth that we support the following Bills introduced by Senator Chipp:

Australian Airspace (Nuclear Weapons Prohibition) Bill 1985

Australian Waters (Nuclear-Powered Ships Prohibition) Bill 1985

Australian Waters (Nuclear Weapons Prohibition) Bill 1985

Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Bill 1985,

the passage of which would prohibit the entry of aircraft carrying nuclear weapons into Australian airspace, the entry of nuclear powered and/or armed ships into Australian waters, and the development, testing, manufacturing, transportation or storage of nuclear weapons in Australia.

Your petitioners therefore humbly pray that all Senators, regardless of political affiliations, support these Bills-not just for our sake but for our children. And your petitioners as in duty bound will ever pray.