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SOUTH PACIFIC REGION--FRENCH NUCLEAR TESTING

Senator Bell, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal

motion, moved--That the Senate--

(a) notes that the Body Shop shops from around Australia have

published, collected and delivered half a million postcards with

the following message in English with a French translation:

Dear M. Le President,

I wish to protest most strongly at your decision to resume

nuclear testing in the South Pacific.

I urge you to reconsider; and

(b) congratulates the staff and customers of the Body Shop shops for

their efforts in representing to the President of the Republic

of France the concerns of such a large number of Australian

citizens.

Question put and passed.