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Tuesday, 2 June 1970


Mr Barnard asked the Minister for the Army, upon notice:

(1)   What amount, was paid to (a) officers and (b) other ranks of the Citizen Military Forces in 1968-69.

(2)   What is the present total enlistment in the Citizen Military Forces.

(3)   How many (a) officers and (b) other ranks are in these forces.

(4)   How many members of the Citizen Military Forces have been' discharged for failure to render efficient service in each year since 1961.


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

(1)   Amounts paid to members of the Citizen Military Forces in 1968-69 totalled $9,010,000.

(2)   As at 25th March 1970 the strength of the Citizen Military Forces was 32,488. This includes females but excludes members on full time duty and those members who are not on effective service.

(3)   (a) 3,861 (b) 28,627

(4)   Except for 1970, the following yearly totals of Citizen Military Forces members discharged for failure to render efficient service include those members who were absent without leave in excess







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