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Wednesday, 19 June 1946

Mr SHEEHAN (COOK, NEW SOUTH WALES) - The lights now visible in the chamber indicate that the proceedings of the House arc being picked up by microphone and recorded for experimental purposes as a preliminary to the eventual broadcasting of proceedings. In view of the fact that no legislation has been passed to confer on honorable members privilege in regard, to matter broadcast f rom Parliament, and in view of the fact that the proceedings are being recorded by a,private company, willyou, Mr. Speaker, issue instructions that the records shall be destroyed?

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