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Thursday, 16 May 1957

Mr R W HOLT (WANNON, VICTORIA) - Since the provision of housing for the aged is a federal responsibility under the social service powers, I ask the Treasurer whether he will initiate action at the forthcoming Premiers conference for the Commonwealth to seek Loan Council approval for the provision of additional finance, particularly for State housing commissions, for the purpose of providing single-unit accommodation for the aged and infirm at a nominal rental, over and above the allocation for the State's ordinary housing requirements?

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