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Thursday, 29 July 1920


Mr MARR (PARKES, NEW SOUTH WALES) asked the Minister representing the Minister for Defence, upon notice -

1.   Whether any representations have been made by District Commandants of any Military Districts to the Department of Defence on the subject of the dissatisfaction existing amongst the members of the Permanent Forces concerning the new rates of pay which took effect from 1st April, 1020?

2.   If so, will the Minister lay all the papers connected therewith on the table of the House t

3.   Is it a fact that a number of officers did not receive any immediate increase under the new rates of pay, and will not receive any benefit under such rates for some years?

4.   Is it a fact that the rates of travelling allowance issuable to many officers have recently been reduced, notwithstanding that the cost of travelling has been greatly increased?







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