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Wednesday, 13 October 1971
Page: 2326


Mr Whitlam asked the Minister for Education and Science, upon notice:

To what extent has the Universities Commission been consulted on the planning and financing of the projected teaching hospital at Westmead, New South Wales (Hansard, 21st October 1970, page 2616).


Mr Malcolm Fraser (WANNON, VICTORIA) - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

The Australian Universities Commission has received a request for funds towards the provision of teaching facilities in the projected teaching and community hospital at Westmead in the 1973-75 triennium. The Commission is presently considering the proposal but will be unable to reach a conclusion until it receives further information regarding the time table for the overall development.

Universities: Surcharges on Fees (Question No. 4096)


Mr Barnard asked the Minister for Education and Science, upon notice:

(1)   At which universities are surcharges imposed on fees paid by overseas or interstate students.

(2)   What are the reasons given for imposing these surcharges.

(3)   Has he made any approach to the universities concerned with a view to removing the surcharges.


Mr Malcolm Fraser (WANNON, VICTORIA) - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(I)   The University of Queensland.

(2)   It is the policy of the University of Queensland to impose higher fees on students who are not residents of Queensland.

(3)   No.







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