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Thursday, 9 May 1957


Mr SPEAKER (Hon John McLeay (BOOTHBY, SOUTH AUSTRALIA) - I have received a letter from the honorable member for Wills (Mr. Bryant) proposing that a definite matter of urgent public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely -

The failure of the Government to care for the well-being of persons of aboriginal and part aboriginal blood by not providing State Governments with sufficient funds and not extending the payment of social services benefits to or on behalf of these persons.

I call upon those members who approve of the proposed discussion to rise in their places. (More than the number of members required by the Standing Orders having risen in their places) -







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