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Thursday, 1 December 1927

Senator GIVENS asked the Minister representing the Prime Minister, upon notice -

1.   Who are the persons representing the Commonwealth Government on the Board of Directors of Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Limited?

2.   What remuneration do they receive?

3.   Does the Commonwealth Government or the company pay that remuneration?

Senator Sir GEORGEPEARCE.The aswers are as follow : -

1.   Sir GeorgeMason Allard, Sir William Vicars, Senator J. D. Millen.

2.   The remuneration of the directors other than that of the managing directors is determined by the company in general meeting, and such rumuneration is divided amongst the directors in such manner as they settle among themselves. I understand the amount paid to each of the directors is £300 per annum, and the Chairman receives an additional £200 per annum. The directors are also entitled to travelling and hotel expenses incurred in the performance of their duties including expenses to and from board meetings.

3.   The company pays the remuneration.

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