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Thursday, 9 December 1971
Page: 4525


Mr Whitlam asked the Minister for

Primary Industry, upon notice:

(1)   How many meetings of the Wool Board have been held in each year since Sir William Gunn was appointed to it.

(2)   How many meetings were attended by Sir William Gunn in each year.


Mr Nixon - As Acting Minister for Primary Industry I supply the following answer to the honourable the Leader of the Opposition:

(1)   and (2) Sir William Gunn was appointed to the Australian Wool Board on 1st July 1951 and has served on that body continuously since then. Between 1953 and 1963 the Wool Board operated under a changed name, viz., the Australian Wool Bureau. In August 1958 Sir William was appointed Chairman of the Bureau. He held this position until the Bureau was reconstituted and reverted to the name Australian Wool Board on 1st May 1963. Sir William was appointed Chairman of the reconstituted Wool Board and still occupies this position.

The number of meetings of the Wool Board/Bureau held in each year since July 1951 and the number attended by Sir William Gunn were as follows:

 







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