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Thursday, 2 December 1976


Mr Morris asked the Minister for Post and Telecommunications, upon notice:

(   1 ) To which letter bomb incident did the reward paid in 1975 relate, as mentioned on page 13 of the 1976 Annual Report ofthe Australian Postal Commission.

(2)   Was a prosecution launched as a result of the information supplied.

(   3 ) If so, what was the outcome of the prosecution.


Mr Eric Robinson (MCPHERSON, QUEENSLAND) - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(   1 ) The reward was paid in relation to a device intercepted in Brisbane on 25 November 1975 addressed to the Prime Minister.

(2)   Yes.

(3)   Two children appeared in the Children's Court Brisbane and were admonished by the Special Magistrate and discharged under the provisions of the Children's Services Act.







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