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Minutes of Proceedings Day 1 - Tuesday 9 June 2009

Details:

Title

Minutes of Proceedings Day 1 - Tuesday 9 June 2009

Other title

Parliamentary Record 6

Collection

Minutes of Proceedings for 11th Assembly 2008 - 2012; ParliamentNT; Parliamentary Record; 11th Assembly 2008 - 2012

Date

2009-06-09

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory

Language

English

Subject

Minutes of Proceedings

Publisher name

Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory

Place of publication

Darwin

File type

application/pdf

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/277768

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/423491

Page content

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS - Tuesday 9 June 2009 218 (b) tender its profound sympathy to his family and friends. The Chief Minister (Mr Henderson) thereupon addressed the Assembly. The Leader of the Opposition (Mr Mills) addressed the Assembly. Debate ensued. Question - put and passed. Motion agreed to. As a mark of respect Members stood in their places for one minute, in silence. __________________ Suspension of siting: The sitting of the Assembly was suspended between 11am and 11.09am. _________________ 7. STATEMENT BY SPEAKER - DEATH OF BROTHER REXFORD JOHN PYE OAM: The Speaker advised Members of the death of Brother Rexford John Pye OAM, on 29 May 2009. 8. CONDOLENCE - BROTHER REXFORD JOHN PYE OAM - MOTION AGREED TO: The Chief Minister (Mr Henderson), by leave, moved - That this Assembly - (a) express its deep regret at the death of Brother Rexford John PYE OAM, a man who demonstrated dedication and commitment for nearly 70 years to the Aboriginal people of the top end through his lifes mission, and whose pioneering work with Australian Rules Football on the Tiwi Islands will leave an unmatched heritage to the nation; and (b) tender its profound sympathy to his family and friends. The Chief Minister (Mr Henderson) thereupon addressed the Assembly. _________________ Distinguished visitors: The Speaker advised Members of the presence in the Speaker's Gallery of the following special guests - Superior for the Northern Territory of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart and Confrere, Father Malcolm Fyfe, and Superior of the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Sister Elizabeth Little, and fellow sisters. On behalf of all Members the Speaker extended a very warm welcome to the distinguished visitors. _________________ The Leader of the Opposition (Mr Mills) addressed the Assembly. Debate ensued. Question - put and passed. Motion agreed to. As a mark of respect Members stood in their places for one minute, in silence. __________________ Suspension of sittings: The sittings of the Assembly was suspended between 12.20pm and 2pm. __________________


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