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Wednesday, 7 December 1938

Mr JENNINGS (WATSON, NEW SOUTH WALES) - In view of the fact that the legislation recently passed by this Parliament to assist the wheat industiy was introduced at the unanimous request of the six State governments, will the Minister for Commerce cause the attention of the State Premiers to be drawn to the statement of Mr. W. C. Cambridge, general secretary of the Partners and Settlers Association of New South Wales, which was circulated among honorable members, to the effect that with wheat down to 2s. 2d. a bushel bread was selling at Gd. a loaf, which was the price eighteen months ago when wheat was 5s. 5d. a bushel? Will the right honorable gentleman also direct the attention of the Premiers to the statement of the honorable member for Riverina, Mr. Nock-

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