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31       Historical Events— Anniversary of the collision of vessel Lake Illawarra

Senator Brown, also on behalf of Senator Bilyk, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 383—That the Senate—

(a)              notes:

(i)                    that 6 January 2020 was the 45th anniversary of the collision of the ANL vessel Lake Illawarra with the Tasman Bridge, and

(ii)                  that twelve people lost their lives that day, including seven crew members of the Lake Illawarra and five occupants of the four cars that plunged into the Derwent River following the collision; and

(b)              records its thanks to the crew members that lost their lives whilst at work, and sends its condolences to the families and friends of all of those who died as a result of the tragic accident 45 years ago.

Question put and passed.