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Thursday, 11 July 1946

Mr SHEEHY (BOOTHBY, SOUTH AUSTRALIA) - In view of the fact that wages have been pegged, so that they may be varied only in accordance with variations of the cost of living, can the Prime Minister say what are the factors that account for the difference between the pre-war price of motor cars and the present price? "Will the Government consider a reduction of sales tax on motor cars seeing that, at present prices, they are beyond the purchasing power of most people who wish to buy them?

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