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15    Foreign Affairs— World Humanitarian Day

Senator Urquhart, at the request of Senators Singh and Moore and pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 980—That the Senate—

               (a)       notes that 19 August 2018 was World Humanitarian Day, and this year’s theme is #NotATarget, recognising that humanitarian workers should not be targeted in conflict;

               (b)       acknowledges the millions of civilians around the world whose lives have been caught up in conflict;

                (c)       honours the brave health and aid workers who are targeted or obstructed from delivering appropriate aid to people in need; and

               (d)       pays tribute to the government employees, members of civil society and representatives of international organisations and agencies who risk their lives to provide humanitarian aid and protection.

Question put and passed.