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Thursday, 19 August 1920

Dr MALONEY (MELBOURNE, VICTORIA) - In view of the early retirement of Mr. Charles Gavan Duffy, the Clerk of the Senate, whoseCourtesy to members of both Houses has become a proverb, will the Government give preference to returned sailors and soldiers in making appointments to the posts that will thus become vacant ? TheTe are men on the other side who were of military age. Cannot the principle of preference be carried throughout the length and breadth of the Public Service?

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