Thursday, 7 December 2017
Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh: 70th Anniversary
At the request of Senator Smith, I move:
That the Senate—
(a) joins with the people of Australia, and throughout the Commonwealth, in recognising and paying tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh on the celebration of their 70th wedding anniversary on 20 November 2017;
(b) congratulates Her Majesty and His Royal Highness on this remarkable achievement of 70 years of marriage; and
(c) recognises that this royal partnership continues to provide strength to Her Majesty in the fulfilment of her royal duties as Queen of Australia.
Question agreed to.