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Friday, 11 March 1932


Mr GREGORY (SWAN, WESTERN AUSTRALIA) asked the Prime

Minister, upon notice -

1.   Is it a fact that owing to the operations of the Australian Industries Preservation Act, and thegazettal of wire netting under its " anti-dumping " clauses, British manufacturers quote much higher prices to Australian purchasers than to buyers from South Africa or New Zealand?

2.   In view of the serious losses that are continually accruing owing to the ravages of the rabbit pest, will the Government remove the gazettal of wire netting from the operations of the act?

3.   What is the average annual amount paid by the Government to Australian manufacturers of wire netting?







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