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The Minister for Resources and Energy (Senator Gareth Evans) moved-That the Senate do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

Count-out: Notice being taken that a quorum of Senators was not present, the bells were rung for 3 minutes; and the President, having counted the Senate and a quorum not being present, forthwith (at 11.21 p.m.) adjourned the Senate till tomorrow at 10 a.m.

Present at time of count-out-Senators Aulich, Black, Bolkus, Brownhill, Childs, Coates, Colston, Cooney, Crowley, Gareth Evans, Foreman, Georges, Hill, Jessop, Kilgariff, McClelland, MacGibbon, McKiernan, Peter Rae, Robert Ray, Reynolds, Richardson, Ryan, Sibraa and Vanstone.