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Thursday, 13 May 1920

Mr KERBY (BALLAARAT, VICTORIA) asked the Minister representing the Minister for Defence, upon notice -

1.   Whether itis a fact that sisters of the Australian Army Nursing Services have had to perforin the duties of stewardess when returning to Australia on board the Ceramic and other " family " transports?

2.   If so, have these sisters received extra pay for the extra duty so performed?

3.   If so, will arrangements be made by which these sisters shall be recompensed for their extra labour?

4.   Will the Minister take steps to insure that no further sisters be detailed, without their consent, to perform such duty?

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