Duck Hunting

I move:

That the Senate—
(a)recalls its resolution of 25 March 1998 calling on all state and territory governments to ban the practice of recreational duck hunting;
(b)notes that:
(i)since that time, the Australian Capital Territory has joined New South Wales and Western Australia in having banned the practice, and
(ii)the Queensland Government has now introduced legislation to ban recreational duck and quail hunting in that state;
(c)congratulates the Queensland Government on its action; and
(d)reiterates its call for the remaining states and territory to follow suit.

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