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 13 BALI BOMBING

Mr Baird, pursuant to notice, moved—That this House commends the efforts of the Indonesian Government in bringing justice to those who were responsible for the Bali bombing and, in particular:

(1) applauds Indonesia in formally charging 24 people in connection with the Bali bombing and the conviction of 5 of those people;

(2) congratulates the Indonesian police and Australian Federal Police in the rapid dismantling of the cell that carried out the attack on 12 October 2002;

(3) recognises and commends the Australian Federal Police for the significant role it has played in helping the Indonesian police bring these terrorists to trial; and

(4) commends the Government on the $10 million package of assistance for counter-terrorism capability building.

Debate ensued.

The time allotted for private Members' business having expired, the debate was interrupted, the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting, and Mr B P J O'Connor was granted leave to continue his speech when the debate is resumed.