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OPERATION JAYWICK—COMMEMORATIVE STAMP ISSUES

Mr Lloyd, pursuant to notice, moved—That this House:

(1) acknowledges the service and bravery of all Australian veterans involved with the Z Special Unit Forces, including Operation Jaywick during WWII;

(2) notes:

 (a) the upcoming 60th anniversary of Operation Jaywick on 26-27 September 2003;

(b) Australia Post's successful and popular policy of producing special issue commemorative stamps; and

(c) Australia Post's policy to recognise only anniversaries of 50 years or multiples of 50 years in such commemorative stamp issues; and

(3) urges Australia Post to review this policy to enable the issue of a 60th anniversary commemorative stamp series in honour of the veterans of Operation Jaywick.

Debate ensued.

The time allotted for the debate having expired, the debate was interrupted, and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.