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Wednesday, 9 November 1910
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Mr. CRUSHdrew attention to the recent visit of Portuguese officers from Timor to Port Darwin for the purpose of receiving information by cable from Lisbon, in connexion with the late revolution, and its effect upon Timor administration. As the Portuguese Government was prepared to install wireless'apparatus at Dilli, in Timor, with a view of getting communication between Timor and Port Darwin, would the Government place the matter before the Postmaster-General, with a view to the Commonwealth Government encouraging the Dilli authorities by establishing a station at Port Darwin to work in conjunction with them? Such a development would also become an important unit in the Australian system, which had already been suggested by the Commonwealth Government.

The ATTORNEY-GENERAL replied that he would call the attention of the Commonwealth authorities to the matter."

If so, with what result?







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