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Thursday, 30 May 1996
Page: 1378


Senator CHAMARETTE —I give notice that, on the next day of sitting, I shall move:

That the Senate—

(a)   warmly congratulates Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, of the National League for Democracy in Burma, on being admitted to the Order of Australia;

(b)   notes:

   (i)   Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's unwavering struggle for peaceful change in spite of threats to her life and liberty, and

   (ii)   that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's inclusion in the Order of Australia is a message of support for all opponents of the military regime in Burma; and

(c)   calls on the Australian Government to do all in its power to assist in the restoration of democracy in Burma.