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Friday, 30 September 1910
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Motion (by Senator Chataway) agreed to-

That a return be tabled concerning the natives of Papua engaged under the provisions of the Native Labour Ordinances as at the 30th June, 1910, showing -

(1)   The number of such natives employed in each division in agriculture, mining, or other occupations respectively.

(2)   The number which came from each division for agriculture, mining, or other occupations respectively.

(3)   The death rate amongst such labourers in each division(a) in agriculture ; (b) in mining; (c) other occupations.

(4)   The average length of contracts and rates of wagesin each division (a) in agriculture ; (b) in mining ; (c) other occupations.







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