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Wednesday, 3 June 1942


Mr COLLINS (HUME, NEW SOUTH WALES) - Many carriers are experiencing difficulty in discharging contracts for the supply of firewood to essential industries, such as butter factories and brick kilns, because the gas-producer units with which their vehicles are equipped are not sufficiently powerful to propel the trucks through the bush, which have been made very heavy by the recent rains. Will the Minister for Supply and Development provide them with additional petrol, so that the factories may be kept working at capacity?







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