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 8 DEATH OF FORMER MEMBER (THE HONOURABLE W. C. WENTWORTH)

Mr Howard (Prime Minister) referred to the death of the Honourable W. C. Wentworth, and moved—That the House records its deep regret at the death on 15 June 2003, of the Honourable William Charles (Bill) Wentworth, AO, former Federal Minister and Member of this House for the Division of Mackellar from 1949 to 1977, places on record its appreciation of his long and meritorious public service, and tenders its profound sympathy to his family in their bereavement.

Mr Crean (Leader of the Opposition) having seconded the motion, and Mr Anderson (Leader of the National Party of Australia) and other Members having addressed the House in support thereof, and all Members present having risen, in silence—

Question—passed.