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Tuesday, 26 February 2013
Page: 924


Senator WILLIAMS (New South WalesNationals Whip in the Senate) (16:18): On behalf of myself and Senator Macdonald, I move:

That the Senate—

(a) calls on the Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (Mr Burke) to take appropriate action under relevant Commonwealth legislation to address the health risks posed by flying foxes, including a program to educate the public about these risks; and

(b) extends its condolences to the family of the young boy in Queensland who recently died of lyssavirus.

Question agreed.