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Wednesday, 27 October 1971
Page: 2648


Mr Barnard asked the Minister for Edu cation and Science, upon notice:

(1)   Is Australia a member of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures.

(2)   If so, (a) when did it join, (b) what has it contributed and (c) has it been a member of the International Conference.


Mr Malcolm Fraser (WANNON, VICTORIA) - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1)   Australia is a member of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures.

(2)   (a) Australia joined the Bureau in 1947.

(b)   Contributions since 1961-62 are given below:

 

(c)   Australia has been represented in the Conference of Weights and Measures since the 10th Conference held in 1955. The 14th Conference will be held later this year and Australia will again be represented.







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