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Friday, 2 August 1946

Mr GULLETT (HENTY, VICTORIA) --As. investigations made by newspapers in Melbourne have shown that clothing costs given in the Department of Information booklet for migrants are much lower than even the pro-war prices will the Minister for Immigration, who is also Minister ' for Information, say on what he bases his reasoning that Australian costs are likely to decline soon below pre-war levels? How can the Minister reconcile this estimate with the move to increase wages to meet rising prices?

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