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Friday, 12 June 1970

Mr HANSEN (WIDE BAY, QUEENSLAND) - 1 refer the Minister for Labour and National Service to a reported joint study by the Australian Clothing Manufacturers Council and his Department of proposals for Commonwealth incentives to attract more married women into the clothing industry. Will he ask the Department to consider the costs of any such proposal against a scheme to decentralise clothing manufacturing in provincial and country areas, where there is an available source of unmarried female labour at present seeking employment and costing the Commonwealth unemployment benefits and other administrative costs?

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