Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Full Day's HansardDownload Full Day's Hansard    View Or Save XMLView/Save XML

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment
Tuesday, 19 May 1942


Mr HOLLOWAY (Melbourne PortsMinister for Social Services) . - That the committee has nothing to do with State laws must be obvious. If States continue to operate schemes identical with a Commonwealth scheme, that is their concern, not ours. The Commonwealth cannot compel the States to act in accordance with its desires, or to desist from doing anything.


Mr Archie Cameron - Is it intended that widows who receive a State pension shall also receive a pension under this legislation?


Mr HOLLOWAY - A pension under this act will be payable to those who are eligible to receive it, irrespective of what a State may do.







Suggest corrections