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Wednesday, 20 May 1970


Mr Clyde Cameron (HINDMARSH, SOUTH AUSTRALIA) asked the Prime Minister, upon notice:

In view of the recent agreement between the Commonwealth and registered unions and associations under which Commonwealth Departments will make wage and salary deductions on behalf of members of such bodies who authorise deductions for union or association fees, will he request all Commonwealth instrumentalities to extend similar facilities to organisations whose members are employed by such instrumentalities.


Mr Gorton - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

As stated by my colleague, the Treasurer, in reply to Question No. 452 (Hansard, pages 769-770), the deduction of union subscriptions by Commonwealth instrumentalities is a matter for consideration by the instrumentalities concerned.







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