Thursday, 27 February 2020
Emperor of Japan
That the Senate—
(a) acknowledges the strong and trusted strategic, economic and cultural relationship between Australia and Japan, underpinned by our Special Strategic Partnership; and
(b) notes that:
(ii) Emperor Naruhito celebrated his birthday on 23 February, the Emperor's first since acceding to the throne, and
(iii) the Consul-General of Japan marked the celebration of Emperor Naruhito's birthday on 20 February 2020, at an event in Peppermint Grove, attended by the Premier of Western Australia, Opposition Leader, Ms Liza Harvey MLA, Federal and State Parliamentarians, and other representatives of the WA community.
Question agreed to.