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Monday, 6 December 1976

Mr COHEN (ROBERTSON, NEW SOUTH WALES) -Has the attention of the Minister for Business and Consumer Affairs been drawn to a statement in this morning's Australian that thousands of Australians who paid months in advance for overseas package tours will have to pay an extra 20 per cent for accommodation and on land expenses? As this has been confirmed by spokesmen for the Australian Federation of Travel Agents, will the Minister check to see whether a discount was given on package tours when the Australian Labor Party Government revalued? As I do not recollect this occurring, is not the present situation an example of 'heads I win, tails you lose '?

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