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Wednesday, 28 February 1973
Page: 30

To the Honourable the Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives in Parliament assembled. The petition of the undersigned members, members in association, adherents and worshippers within the Mount Gambier Methodist Circuit, and being citizens of the Commonwealth humbly showeth:

That the undersigned believe: that hunger, illiteracy, abject poverty and injustice are intolerable anywhere in the world that the knowledge, skills and resources to change these unjust conditions now exist that to obtain justice among peoples, world financial and trading systems can and must be changed that Australia has the capacity to piay a more significant part in enabling the developing countries to achieve improved social conditions for all their people.

Your petitioners most humbly pray, that

All donations of $2.00 and over given for overseas development aid to the voluntary organisations forming the Australian Council for Overseas Aid be allowable income taxation deductions.

That action be taken by the Federal Government to increase significantly Australia's aid to developing countries. by Mr Crean.

Petition received.







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