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DEATH OF FORMER SENATOR (HON. R. BISHOP)—MOTION OF CONDOLENCE

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the motion of Mr Howard (Prime Minister) (seeentry No. 8)—That this House expresses its deep regret at the death on Saturday, 3 July 1999, of Reginald Bishop, AO, Senator for the State of South Australia from 1962 to 1981, Postmaster-General from 1974 until 1975, Minister Assisting the Minister for Defence from 1972 until 1974 and again from June until November 1975 and
Minister for Repatriation from 1972 until 1974, places on record its appreciation of his long and meritorious public service, and tenders its profound sympathy to his family in their bereavement—

All Members present having risen, in silence—

Question—passed.