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Tuesday, 18 October 1983
Page: 1811


Mr SIMMONS —I give notice that, on the next day of sitting, I shall move, and the honourable member for Macquarie (Mr Free) will second:

That this House-

(1) congratulates the 150 plus employees of the Commonwealth Small Arms Factory at Lithgow, NSW, on their immediate response to an emergency call by management on Saturday, 15 October 1983, following torrential rain and hail storms, thereby allowing temporary repairs to be effected to the building, and

(2) notes that such swift action by both management and employees reduced the extent of the damage by some $4-$5 million.