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TERRORIST ATTACKS IN BALI

Mr Howard (Prime Minister) moved—That this House:

(1) expresses its outrage and condemnation at the barbaric terrorist bombings which took place in Bali on 12 October 2002;

(2) extends its deepest and heartfelt sympathy to the families and loved ones of those Australians killed, missing or injured in this brutal and despicable attack;

(3) offers its condolences to the families and friends of the Indonesians and citizens of other countries who have been killed or injured;

(4) condemns those who employ terror and indiscriminate violence against innocent people;

(5) commits the Australian government to work with the Indonesian government and others to bring those who are guilty of this horrendous crime, and all those who harbour and support them, to justice; and

(6) reaffirms Australia's commitment to continue the war against terrorism in our region and in the rest of the world.

Mr Crean (Leader of the Opposition) seconded the motion and Mr Anderson (Leader of the National Party) and Ms Macklin (Deputy Leader of the Opposition) addressed the House in support.

All Members present having risen, in silence—

Question—passed.