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Tuesday, 30 April 1957


Mr CHAMBERS (ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA) - Mr. Speaker, I address my question to the Minister for Social Services, without notice. Recently, representations were made to me regarding the issue of free artificial limbs for children and, having inquired of the department in Adelaide, 1 have discovered that there is no provision in the social services legislation whereby artificial limbs can be provided free to children. Will the Minister examine the position to see whether artificial limbs can be provided free to children? As he knows, they are very costly, and a heavy burden is imposed on working-class families when kiddies are unfortunate enough to lose limbs as the result of accidents.







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