Tuesday, 13 September 2011
National Service 60th Anniversary
That the Senate—
(a) notes the 60th anniversary of the establishment of national service in Australia in 1951;
(b) congratulates the organisers of the 60th anniversary celebrations held in Townsville from 8 September to 11 September 2011;
(c) acknowledges the contribution of Australia's national servicemen who served the nation from 1951 to 1972; and
(d) recognises the exemplary service of the 'Nashos', alongside their regular army, navy and air force colleagues, during the Vietnam War and other conflicts.
Question agreed to.