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Friday, 6 March 1942

Mr HARRISON (WENTWORTH, NEW SOUTH WALES) - Has the AttorneyGeneral read the statement published yesterday in the Sydney Daily Telegraph dealing in detail with shocking atrocities said to have been perpetrated upon the residents of Hong Kong by the Japanese, with the comment that the Australian Governmenthad been made aware of what had occurred ? Is there any foundation for it? If so, will the honorable gentleman advise the House as to what person was responsible for supplying this information to the Sydney Daily Telegraph because of the shocking effect which publication of the statement must have on the morale of the women of Australia!

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