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Tuesday, 8 March 1932

Mr E F HARRISON (BENDIGO, VICTORIA) - Has the Minister for Markets read the following news item published in the Melbourne Age of to-day : -


Australianexporters Criticized.

Speakingas the representative ofthe Federal Government at the Annual Conference of Engineers, Sir George Julius said Australians were the most casual haphazard crowd in the world markets.They thought they could continue to send awaybadly packed, badly chosen, and badly damaged goods while other countries were putting it all over them. The quality of the fruit exported from Australia varied so largely that English housewives were uneasy aboutbuyingityet properly packed, it should be equal to the best in the world. With sane dairying, Australia could double her market in England.

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