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AUSTRALIAN RUGBY LEAGUE TOUR

EDM (Early Day Motion) 234: tabled on 15 October 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 15 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes with concern the reluctance of the Australian National Rugby League body to ensure that the tour to Great Britain by the Australian Rugby League national team takes place as scheduled; notes that a number of the members of the Australian team have expressed their concern in relation to visiting Great Britain due to the recent terrorist attacks and subsequent military actions but asks the Australian National team to reconsider their position so as not to give in to terrorism; and looks forward to the excitement and attraction of the first full tour by an Australian side in seven years whether as scheduled or a revised programme of three test matches.