Matt Canavan tells convention the party must oppose Greens’ push to abolish prayer from start of Senate sittings

Queensland Liberal National party senators have committed to leading the pushback against a Greens move to remove the Lord’s prayer from the start of Senate sittings.

Lee Rhiannon led the Greens’ push to abolish the prayer last month and, backed by Labor, passed a motion calling for an alternative start to proceedings, which would see senators reflecting in silence following the statement “let us in silence pray or reflect upon our responsibilities to all people of Australia and to future generations”.

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