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Wednesday, 27 October 1971
Page: 2578


Mr GRASSBY (Riverina) - I wish to make a personal explanation.


Mr ACTING SPEAKER - Does the honourable member claim to have been misrepresented?


Mr GRASSBY - Yes. In the course of a reply to a question the Minister for Primary Industry said that members of the Opposition in a debate on the wool subsidy scheme had opposed assistance to studs.


Mr Armitage - Studs?


Mr GRASSBY - Yes, to merino studs particularly. In the course of my submission to the House on that occasion I made a specific appeal for the continuation of private merino studs, and this was rejected. To suggest that members of the Opposition - and I was the second speaker on that occasion - had done otherwise is completely wrong and the Minister should apologise.







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