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Order of the Day read for the consideration of the Governor-General's Opening Speech.

Senator Aulich moved-That the following Address-in-Reply be agreed to: To His Excellency the Governor-General MAY IT PLEASE YOUR EXCELLENCY- We, the Senate of the Commonwealth of Australia in Parliament assembled, desire to express our loyalty to our Most Gracious Sovereign, and to thank Your Excellency for the Speech which you have been pleased to address to Parliament.

Senator Cooney seconded the motion.

Debate continued.

On the motion of the Minister for Education (Senator Ryan) the debate was adjourned.

Ordered-That the resumption of the debate be an Order of the Day for a later hour of the day.