2nd Parliament · 1st Session
Mr. Speaker took the chair at 2.30 p.m., and read prayers.
.- I desire to intimate to the House that, following on the vote which was given on Friday last, I waited upon His Excellency the Governor-General, and offered certain advice, upon which His Excellency did not see fit to act. I then tendered the resignations of myself and colleagues, which His Excellency was pleased to accept, contingent upon our retaining office until the appointment of our successors. As I understand that a new Administration is in process of formation, I now move -
That the House do now adjourn.
Question resolved in the affirmative.
House adjourned at 2.33 p.m.
Cite as: Australia, House of Representatives, Debates, 17 August 1904, viewed 6 July 2017, <http://historichansard.net/hofreps/1904/19040817_reps_2_21/>.