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Thursday, 17 February 1977

To the Right Honourable the Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives in Parliament assembled. The humble petition of the undersigned concerned citizens respectfully showeth:

1.   Australia's extensive road system is a national asset wasting because of inadequate Federal and State funding.

2.   Commonwealth Government funding of roads has fallen over the last six years from 2.9 per cent of all Commonwealth outlays to 2.3 per cent.

Your petitioners therefore humbly pray that the House of Representatives in Parliament assembled, should ensure:

That the Commonwealth Government adopts the recommendations of the Commonwealth Bureau of Roads for the funding of rural local roads and urban local roads in New South Wales for the triennium 1 977- 1 980.

And your petitioners as in duty bound will ever pray, by Mr Connolly and Mr Lucock.

Petitions received.







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