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SPORT--DEATH OF MRS MARGARET PEWTRESS

The Minister for the Environment, Sport and Territories (Senator

Faulkner), pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal

motion, moved--That the Senate--

(a) congratulates the Australian netball team for its magnificentwin

in the recent World Championships;

(b) notes:

(i) that Senators and Members will have the opportunity to

congratulate the team at a reception to be held in the

Mural Hall at Parliament House on 29 August 1995 at

11.15 a.m.,

(ii) that assistance provided by the Government through the

Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and other

Australian Sports Commission programs has made a

significant contribution to Australia's continued

dominance in world netball, and

(iii) that eight members of the World Champion team are

former AIS scholarship holders; and

(c) notes with regret that, soon after the world championship win,

the President of the All Australia Netball Association and

member of the Australian Sports Commission Board, Mrs Margaret

Pewtress, passed away, and extends its sincere condolences to

Mrs Pewtress' family and the netball community.

Question put and passed.