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RWANDA--VOLUNTEERS--SENATOR HERRON

Senator Brownhill, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a

formal motion, moved--That the Senate--

(a) notes:

(i) the tremendous response Australians have made to the

plight of those in Rwanda, especially at a time when so

many here at home are suffering,

(ii) the voluntary work done in Rwanda by Australian

volunteers through organisations such as CARE

Australia, the Australian Executive Service Overseas

Program and by the medical profession,and

(iii) particularly, the work of the Angels of the Apocalypse,

a group of doctors, nurses and support workers,

including the Senate's own Dr John Herron; and

(b) congratulates Senator Herron on his tremendous personal

contribution in going to Rwanda at great personal risk and

acknowledgesand thanks him for his immense contribution to

making this world a better place.

Question put and passed.